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To the editor: For many of us who have studied, witnessed or are in any way involved in the immigration system here in the United States, we definitely agree on the need to reform our immigration law system. more
If the 2022 midterm elections will be remembered for anything, it will be the congressional and gubernatorial Republican “red wave” that wasn’t. more
With just one meeting under its belt, the northwest Bronx’s newest political club is already getting a crash course in greater Riverdale democracy after nixing a policy that could have excluded registered Democrats in the area. more
When Ramdat Singh and Abigail Martin were knocking on doors this past spring to become the new district leaders for the 81st Assembly district, they campaigned on the idea of increasing voter participation in the greater Riverdale and Kingsbridge areas. more
The liberal political group No IDC NY was accused of playing with antisemitic tropes following a post from its Twitter account that jeered at the last names of two Jewish politicians — Congressional-candidate Dan Goldman and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. more
You come for the king, you best not miss,” Gustavo Rivera told a cheering crowd on a late Tuesday night last week. The embattled senator had just defeated Miguelina Camilo, who had all the might of the Democratic Bronx machine behind her, for his seat in Albany. His opening line — a quote from lone-wolf gangster Omar Little in HBO’s “The Wire” — underscored the stakes in the primary. more
Despite its best efforts, the Bronx Democratic Party was unable to push Gustavo Rivera out of his state senate seat. With nearly a five-point lead, the embattled senator claimed victory over party-backed Miguelina Camilo on Tuesday night in the Democratic primary for the new district 33. more
Events this summer have unambiguously demonstrated that, to much of the nation, the hard right majority on the Supreme Court of the United States stands for injustice, while the “just-the-facts, ma’am” U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol stands for justice. more
Two corporate super PACs are putting their weight behind Miguelina Camilo in the hopes she can oust the embattled Gustavo Rivera from his state senate seat in next week’s primary. more
Many greater Riverdale residents were up in arms over an Aug. 11 full-page political ad in The Riverdale Press that criticized incumbent state Sen. Gustavo Rivera for supporting an anti-Israel movement and aligning himself with an American political activist who is Palestinian. more
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