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Isiah James

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    Left to right: Yvette Clarke, Adem Bunkeddeko, Isiah James, and Lutchi Gayot


    Representative Yvette Clarke is facing four challengers in this month's Democratic primary in New York's 9th Congressional District, which includes a large swathe of central and southern Brooklyn. Clarke and three of those opponents -- Adem Bunkeddeko, Isiah James, and Luchi Gayot -- met for a virtual debate on the evening of Sunday, June 7. The debate was hosted by South Central Brooklyn United for Progress; Pakastini American Youth Society; Brooklyn Movement Center; and Greater Prospect Heights Mutual Aid; and

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    Left to right: Yvette Clarke, Adem Bunkeddeko, Isiah James, and Lutchi Gayot


    Four of the five candidates in the Democratic primary for New York's 9th Congressional District, which includes a long swath of central and southern Brooklyn, will debate on Sunday, June 7, from 7-8:30 p.m. Incumbent Rep. Yvette Clarke will debate three of her four challengers: Adem Bunkeddeko, Isiah James, and Lutchi Gayot, while the other challenger, Chaim Deutsch has not agreed to participate.

    The debate is hosted by the Pakistani American Youth Society, South Central

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    (photo: Isiah James)


    May 20, 2020 - Max & Murphy Podcast: Isiah James Runs for Congress in Brooklyn's 9th District

    isiah james wbaiIsiah James is an Army veteran and community organizer running in the Democratic primary in Brooklyn's 9th Congressional District, where he is one of four challengers seeking to unseat Rep. Yvette Clarke. James joined the show to discuss his

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