At the office of Council Member Mathieu Eugene, it’s business as usual. Flatbush locals are seated inside the waiting area, listening for their name to be called, and hopefully for an issue to be resolved. The Council Member returns from a few meetings, shaking his constituents’ hands and conversing jovially with them in French Creole. […]
If Wednesday’s Democratic Mayoral Debate at St. Francis Colleges is indicative of voter interest in the upcoming Mayoral election, we are in for an intense race. The turnout was so high for the candidate forum that brought together five of the seven Democratic contenders, that many people who showed up did not even make it […]
The new state senator, facing a tough re-election race, turns to his fellow
immigrants for votes and donations.
Many felt disenchanted with the choice between a Mubarak loyalist and an Islamist, and now worry about a regime dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood.
By Camilo Smith It’s not as if Andrew Cuomo needed the political rock star brilliance of his former boss, Bill Clinton, to lead him into next week’s gubernatorial election. Cuomo already enjoys a double-digit lead over his Tea Party-backed rival, Carl Paladino. The packed auditorium at New York City Technical College in Downtown Brooklyn on […]
Rep. Steve Israel, a Democratic congressman from Long Island, has urged Gov. Paterson not to run for reelection after a report in the New York Times of a domestic abuse complaint against a top aide.