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Congress 2022

Congress 2022

  • ‘A City Everyone Can See Themselves In’: Carlina Rivera Launches Bid for New York's New 10th Congressional District

    City Council Member Carlina Rivera (photo: John McCarten/City Council)


    City Council Member Carlina Rivera is running for Congress in New York’s newly-drawn 10th congressional district, jumping into what is looking like a crowded August Democratic primary that is all but certain to determine who winds up with the seat in the heavily-Democratic district spanning parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

    Rivera, who was raised on the Lower East Side and represents that neighborhood and others in City Council District 2 in Manhattan, announced her congressional candidacy June 1 and ...

  • 'A Clear Option to Bring the Party in a Different Direction': Alessandra Biaggi on Her Run for Congress in NY-17

    State Senator Alessandra Biaggi


    State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, a progressive Democrat, garnered national attention after announcing her run in the new 17th Congressional District of New York against Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and currently represents the 18th district. Both districts are north of New York City in the Hudson Valley.

    All of New York’s congressional and state legislative districts were just redrawn in a mandatory decennial process based on new Census information. It got particularly messy in New York, which is

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  • Crowded Field Forms for Democratic Primary in New Manhattan-Brooklyn 10th Congressional District

    Bill de Blasio, Yuh-Line Niou, Carlina Rivera, Jo Anne Simon, Mondaire Jones, Daniel S Goldman, Elizabeth Holtzman, Maud Maron


    More than a dozen New York City Democrats are vying to represent the newly redrawn 10th congressional district, which will span much of Lower Manhattan and a large swathe of Brooklyn. The candidate who wins the August primary is expected to win the general election in November given the district is heavily Democratic.

    The reconfigured New York congressional map, approved by a New York Supreme Court judge last month, has shifted district boundaries and political aspirations. Given

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  • Max Politics Podcast: Carlina Rivera on Running for Congress in the New NY-10

    Carlina Rivera (photo: John McCarten/City Council)


    June 1, 2022 - Max Politics Podcast: Carlina Rivera on Running for Congress in the New NY-10

    City Council Member Carlina Rivera, a Manhattan Democrat, joined the show to discuss the launch of her campaign for Congress in the new 10th Congressional District of New York. Rivera discussed her vision for representing the district that now includes much of Downtown Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, her priority issues, and what separates her from the rest of the crowded

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  • Max Politics Podcast: Alessandra Biaggi on Running for Congress and Taking on Sean Patrick Maloney

    State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (photo: NYS Senate Media Services)


    May 24, 2022 - Max Politics Podcast: Alessandra Biaggi Takes on Sean Patrick Maloney

    State Senator Alessandra Biaggi joined the show to discuss her decision to run in New York's new 17th Congressional District, where she is set to compete in the Democratic primary against Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who currently represents the 18th Congressional District.

    Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think, on Twitter @TweetBenMax. You can listen to

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