Bronx Politics

Firefighters Union Endorses Keith Wright for Congress

The Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) representing more than 8,000 New York City Firefighters endorsed Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright for election to New York’s 13th Congressional district (NY-13). The UFA is the largest firefighters union local in the world. In making […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Elections, Labor
BREAKING NEWS: Clyde Williams Jumps Into NY-13 Contest

BREAKING NEWS: Clyde Williams Jumps Into NY-13 Contest

In a surprise to no one Manhattan Democrat Clyde Williams officially launched his congressional campaign for NY-13 (Upper Manhattan/Bronx) this morning. Williams now numbers among six other announced candidates seeking to succeed longtime Harlem congressman Rep. Charles B. Rangel. The other […]

TBC Spotlight: Michael Gallagher Wants You To Know He’s Running for NY-13, Too

TBC Spotlight: Michael Gallagher Wants You To Know He’s Running for NY-13, Too

After seeing last Sunday’s Chronicle Spotlight interview with Clyde Williams, Manhattan resident and political unknown Michael Gallagher emailed The Bronx Chronicle asking for inclusion in future listings of candidates vying to replace Rep. Charles B. Rangel in Congress. Gallagher wrote, “I […]

by · October 18, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Elections, News, Politics

Rob Siano, Bronx GOP District Attorney Candidate To Kick Off Uphill Fight

Tomorrow Wednesday, October 14, Robert Siano, Republican candidate for Bronx District Attorney will formally kick off his campaign at 6:30 PM at the Bronx Republican Party HQ,  3029 Middletown Road, Bronx. Bronx GOP Supreme Court candidates are also expected participate. […]

by · October 13, 2015 · Bronx Politics, News
Letter To The Editor: Another NY-13 Challenger

Letter To The Editor: Another NY-13 Challenger

Dear Editor: I saw your interview with Clyde Williams and ask that in the future if you would please include me among the listed contestants for the Democratic race to succeed Representative Rangel in NY-13. I am a filed and […]

TBC Spotlight: Clyde Williams, A Former Clinton Aide Exploring Another Run For NY-13

TBC Spotlight: Clyde Williams, A Former Clinton Aide Exploring Another Run For NY-13

With Congressman Charles Rangel retiring, Clyde Williams recently announced he is exploring another run for NY-13. In 2012, Williams finished third behind primary winner Congressman Rangel and State Senator Adriano Espaillat. Williams, a registered Democrat, says that there is a completely different electoral dynamic […]

NYS Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. , SD 32.

WYSK: Scott Stringer is Hurting the Homeless and the Needy

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx  Scott Stringer is Hurting the Homeless and the Needy You should know that there is an article titled EXPERTS SAY STRINGER’S REJECTION OF HOMELESS SHELTER CONTRACTS IS ‘ILLEGAL’ […]

Former Bronx Resident Suzan Johnson Cook Prepares NY-13 Run

Former Bronx Resident Suzan Johnson Cook Prepares NY-13 Run

Back on July 1, following a prayer breakfast in Harlem, pastor, presidential advisor and former Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan “Sujay” Johnson Cook, announced that she was running to represent New York’s 13th Congressional District. NY-13 as it is known […]

Office of the Bronx District Attorney

Johnson Gets Judge Nod; Clark Tapped To Run For D.A.

As expected, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson was nominated without opposition for Justice of the Supreme Court by the delegates to the 12th Judicial District Convention held at the Eastwood Manor Thursday night. In an acceptance speech that thanked Bronx […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Government, Law
Bronx Delegation, Democratic State Committee meeting, Fall,2015 L-R James Duarte,Kenny Agosto, Anthony Perez, Bernice Williams, Mark Haynes, Diana Diaz, Linda Duke, Lewis Goldstein, Joe McManus and Gregory Delts

Strong Showing by the Bronx at NYS Democratic State Committee Meeting

Last night, The New York State Democratic Committee held its Fall meeting at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan. The meeting was well attended by Members of The New York State Democratic State Committee from The Bronx, despite it being held […]

by · September 22, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Politics
Photo op-ed: How Bronx Pols Protect Themselves

Photo op-ed: How Bronx Pols Protect Themselves

How Corrupt Bronx Pols Protect Themselves From Prosecution Another photo op-ed from contributor Gary Tilzer (@unitednyblogs) http://truenewsfromchangenyc.blogspot.com/

Primary Election Today — 82AD Only

Primary Election Today — 82AD Only

Today is Primary Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there is only one contested Democratic primary election.     Registered Democrats residing in the 82nd Assembly District are able to vote to elect Judicial Delegates for the 2015 Judicial […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, September 4

Bronx Political Round-Up, September 4

Bronx Political Round-Up for September 4: Healthier Happy Meals, Online Ban on K2 Sales, Carmen Rosa Way ceremony, Kingsbridge-Broadway Business Corridor Report, and Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Protection. Senator Gustavo Rivera praises ‘scientific’ study that supports healthier “Happy Meals” legislation.  “Not […]

Diaz Nemesis Drops Lawsuit Challenging Dismissal

Diaz Nemesis Drops Lawsuit Challenging Dismissal

Sources say that Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz’s former staffer and long time ally Camella Pinkney-Price has quietly dropped the racial discrimination lawsuit she filed after she was dismissed from her $82,000-a-year job as deputy chief of staff to Diaz […]

by · July 31, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Government
Bronx GOP Presidential Debate Watch Party, 8/6

Bronx GOP Presidential Debate Watch Party, 8/6

From The Desk of Chairman John Greaney In lieu of the scheduled Bronx GOP County meeting in August, party chairman John Greaney announced that the party will instead host a Presidential Debate Watch Party for the Fox News Republican  Presidential Candidates […]