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To the editor: The reason why I am so focused on getting Democrats to expose the dishonest political strategy used by Republicans of calling Democrats names like “socialists” is because I agree with Barack Obama when he said that this name-calling lost a lot of votes for the Democrats in 2020, and also lost what would have been additional gains in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate. more
To the editor: Jeff Dinowitz, who has represented our community well for many years, is being challenged in the June 28 primary by Jessica Woolford. Although a new face for us, Ms. Woolford is not exactly a newcomer to politics, having been on the payrolls of a party committee, a mayor, a union and a U.S. Senator. more
To the editor: The Jan. 6 hearings have demonstrated how the normalization of lies in political communication has eroded our faith in government and in the validity of elections. more
Following months of lawsuits and court challenges, the redistricting dust has finally settled and the newly drawn Congressional district lines are in place.  more
To the editor: (re: “State makes big changes to the senate district lines,” May 26) Unfortunately, thanks to redistricting, Christian Amato can no longer continue to run for the state senate seat in our district. more
Congressman Ritchie Torres endorsed Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Monday for re-election in the 81st Assembly district Democratic primary. The announcement comes soon after Dinowitz’ challenger, Jessica Woolford, received a high-profile endorsement of her own from state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, whose current district overlaps with much of Dinowitz’. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi endorsed Jessica Altagracia Woolford Thursday in the 81st district assembly Democratic primary against longtime-incumbent Jeffery Dinowitz, whose district covers much of the northwest Bronx. more
New York state’s 2022 primary season is now officially a debacle. Due to a state appeals court ruling, candidates running for state senate and congressional seats don’t know what district they could represent, and the voters don’t know what district they live in. more
To the editor: Many of you have no doubt watched a video of Michigan state senator Mallory McMorrow’s forthright response to a far-right colleague’s attempt to paint her as a “groomer” for the LGBTQ community, and a supporter of pedophilia. more
It’s a jam-packed campaign season. While the state senate and Assembly primaries suck up most of the political oxygen, there are several other low-level races some observers say are worth watching — particularly the Democratic elections for district leader and state committee member. more
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