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To the editor: Shocking but true. The local Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club supports pro-BDS candidates! more
To the editor: (re: “New election slate sees success down-ballot,” July 28) In a recent story that appeared in The Riverdale Press, Michael Heller comments on three other winners: “I really don’t have a clue what they’re for other than being in opposition to the Ben Franklin Club.” more
It’s now Eric Dinowitz’s race to lose, although he’ll have to wait three weeks or so to find out if he’s going to be the area’s next city councilman. more
Is Eric Dinowitz's seemingly cozy relationship with the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club politics as usual? Or is it, as one of his opponents in Tuesday's city council special election race claim, a violation of campaign finance law? more
It’s supposed to be a local city council special election race, but some might say it’s not feeling very local. That is, for everyone except Carlton Berkley. more
Just a few weeks ago, all seven candidates looking to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council visited with members of the Ben Franklin Club — virtually — in the hopes to get that endorsement. But as of Monday, only one is left seeking it — the one many felt was going to get it anyway, thanks to his strong family connections. more
The community's most influential political club decided recently that endorsing a city council candidate was far more important than giving club members a say in who should lead them. Now most of the candidates who originally sought that endorsement have their own message: Thanks, but no thanks. more
In every single instance, the right of the people to choose their leaders was paramount to anything — and everything — else. Those are ideals that remain no matter what your political beliefs are, or what party you choose to affiliate yourself with. more
It didn’t take Michael Heller long to come up with plans not only to ensure the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club could vote on new leadership in January, but endorse someone for Andrew Cohen’s soon-to-be-open city council seat as well. more
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