Politics

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
Profile America: House Rules

Profile America: House Rules

On this date in 1825, our most unusual presidential election was held; with the John Quincy Adams receiving just 13 votes to Andrew Jackson’s seven, and four to the third-place finisher.

by · February 9, 2017 · History, Politics, Profile America
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Rep. Engel Statement on The President’s Nomination of Neil Gorsuch For The Supreme Court

Rep. Engel Statement on The President’s Nomination of Neil Gorsuch For The Supreme Court Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on the President’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Justice: “Tonight, the President shocked no one […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Dozens of Bronx delis shut their doors at 12 noon on Thursday in a protest against President Trump's immigration ban.--Photo by David Greene

Bodega Ghost Town: Bronx Delis Close in Protest

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy by David Greene   Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump’s “temporary” immigration ban that has so far detained or […]

Senator Jose Peralta joins the Independent Democratic Conference

Senator Jose Peralta joins the Independent Democratic Conference

Senator Jose Peralta joins the Independent Democratic Conference New York, NY — Senator Jose Peralta (D-Queens) joined the Independent Democratic Conference on Thursday, expanding the conference to eight members. “Today’s political climate demands that progressive legislators take bold action to […]

by · February 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Trump signed two executive orders today that would force taxpayers to pay for a unnecessary […]

by · January 31, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Politics
(Pictured) Public Advocate Letitia James, REBNY President John Banks, Mayor Bill de Blasio and developer Hal Fetner of Fetner Properties.

Political Buzz: REBNY Gala, Blake and the IDC

  Republican Bizman John Cerini to Announce 13th Council Bid Tomorrow Local small business owner, John Cerini, will announce his candidacy for New York City Council during the Bronx GOP’s field office grand opening/open house this Saturday, January 28 at […]

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POSTPONED: ​Bronx Young Democrats monthly general meeting, January 23

Bronx Young Democrats monthly general meeting is tonight, Monday, January 23, at 7pm at The Bronx Democratic Party HQ (1640 Eastchester Road).

Senator Gillibrand Boards the Blake for DNC Vice-Chair Train.

Senator Gillibrand Boards the Blake for DNC Vice-Chair Train.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) endorses Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake for DNC Vice-Chair. In a statement circulated by Assemblyman Michael Blake, Sen. Gillibrand explained her endorsement of his run for vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee: “Michael Blake has the determination, […]

by · January 24, 2017 · News, Politics