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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bronx Young Democrats monthly general meeting is tonight, Monday, January 23, at 7pm at The Bronx Democratic Party HQ (1640 Eastchester Road).
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, […]
In the race to replace outgoing Councilman Jimmy Vacca, candidates have combined to raise over $258,000 in campaign contributions.
Let us remember Dr. King as someone who was an activist, an agitator, [a man who] refused to back down.
Last week, Council candidate John Doyle’s campaign posted a 81-second YouTube video attacking Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj asking “Who’s the Real Democrat?”
by Ana Lopez Prominent supporters of imprisoned Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, who turned 74 years old last week in his thirty-fifth year behind bars, will deliver 100,000 petitions to the White House this afternoon, Wednesday, January 11. Grammy-award […]
On Friday, a Manhattan federal judge ruled that ex-correction union boss Norman Seabrook’s trial on corruption charges will have to wait until late October because of potential new evidence uncovered in an unrelated case in Brooklyn. U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Carter […]
Interesting political buzz surrounds Assemblyman Michael Blake’s highly publicized run for Democratic National Committee (DNC) Vice Chair. Queens Rep. Grace Meng — NY’s first Asian American Member of Congress — is a current vice chair who was elected last year […]