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Gomez Stirs Pot, Racism Alleged

At about ten minutes before 2 AM on Friday morning, Democratic city council candidate Alex Gomez posted another incendiary tweet and Instagram post; this time directed at Morris Park Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj — the presumed frontrunner in the upcoming Council race. […]

Camella Pinkney-Price, Candidate for Bronx Borough President

Reform Party Names Citywide Slate of Candidates

New York’s newest ballot access party offers enthusiastic support for a wide array of candidates fed up with politics as usual. Earlier this month, the Reform Party of NYS endorsed Sal Albanese for Mayor, J.C. Polanco for Public Advocate and […]

Governor Andrew Cuomo, son of Governor Mario Cuomo

Is Governor Andrew Cuomo Ignoring the Hispanic Community

According to Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Governor Andrew Cuomo is ignoring the Hispanic Community when it comes to nominating appointees for key positions in New York State. In his morning email, What You Should Know, Sen. Díaz says “it is important to know […]

DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake will join former 2016 Senate Candidate Jason Kander and Author Zack Roth on June 22nd at NYDLC's annual Protect the Franchise Fundraiser

NYDLC Protect the Vote Fundraiser, June 22

Protect the Franchise w/ Jason Kander, Mike Blake & Zack Roth DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake will join former 2016 Senate Candidate Jason Kander (MO) and Author Zack Roth on June 22nd at NYDLC’s annual Protect the Franchise Fundraiser. Join the […]

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

  Errol Louis scored an exclusive interview with Bronx attorney and political analyst J.C. Polanco who officially announced his entry into the race for Public Advocate. Polanco appeared on Louis’ political news show, Road to City Hall on Tuesday at 7 and […]

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]

Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez (NYS Assembly)

Rodriguez Takes on the Mark-Viverito Political Machine

East Harlem Assemblyman Makes Bid to Take on the Mark-Viverito Machine East Harlem Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez is making the necessary political moves in his bid replace the term-limited City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in the 8th District, which includes […]

by · June 4, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics
Democratic District Leader John Ruiz.(medianoche.us)

‘From 9/11 to City Hall’ — Ex-Firefighter Seeks El Barrio / Bronx Council Seat 

El Barrio Democratic district leader and 9/11 first responder, John Ruiz says he wants to be the first ex-firefighter elected to the City Council. He has branded his campaign, “From 9/11 to City Hall.” On Monday, Ruiz announced his candidacy for […]

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Counteracting President Trump; bolstering the Affordable Care Act; and publicly funding campaigns are the issues at stake for the Independent Democratic Conference in a video released Monday as the lawmakers in the breakaway bloc seek to re-affirm their support for liberal […]

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Weird Things Are Happening in New York’s Political Environment

What You Should Know By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161 Weird Things Are Happening in New York’s Political Environment You should know that here in New York’s political world, a lot of weird things are happening. During […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Politics
Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Civil and Supreme Court Judicial Screening Interviews, Saturday, May 13

In early May, the Independent Judicial Screening Committee of Bronx Democratic County Committee (IJSC) concluded the application submission period for candidates interested in the elected judicial positions that will occur in the 2017 election cycle in and for the County […]

Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley Statement on Petition to Force House to Hold a Vote on Legislation Requiring Release of President’s Tax Returns

Chairman Crowley Statement on Petition to Force House to Hold a Vote on Legislation Requiring Release of President’s Tax Returns (Washington, D.C) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley issued the following statement after supporting a petition that would force […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, along with Joe Crowley (NY-14), Chairman […]

Reform Party Hosts 2017 Mayoral Candidates Forum, March 28

Reform Party Hosts 2017 Mayoral Candidates Forum, March 28

REFORM PARTY MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM Reform Party leadership and members will listen to all of the candidates who are currently seeking the Reform Party nomination for Mayor of New York City. Questions and topics will focus on reform related issues […]

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Independent Democratic Conference members receive leadership posts on influential committees

Independent Democratic Conference members receive leadership posts on influential committees Albany, NY — Members of the Independent Democratic Conference gained top Senate committee leadership roles when they were handed up on Tuesday including appointments on Labor, Banks, Consumer Affairs, Children […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Politics