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To the editor: (re: “Espaillat reflects on Jan. 6 anniversary,” Jan. 12) In your recent Political Arena column, Congressman Adriano Espaillat was quoted as making the following statement: “Duly elected members of Congress and their staff were in grave danger, and working-class Americans who dedicated their lives to protecting our nation’s Capitol were killed.” more
To the editor: (re: “Time to make a change at the top,” Dec. 15) Ms. Betsy Knapp hit the nail on the head. Kudos to her and recent political reporting in The Riverdale Press. Now let’s step back, unpack it, and give it a wider perspective. more
To the editor: When Gov. Kathy Hochul won her election last November, Democrats across the state expected that she would select a chief justice of the New York Court of Appeals who would support basic elements of the Democratic platform — including reproductive freedom and the right to organize. more
To the editor: (re: “Time to make a change at the top,” Dec. 15) Although I am not among the lucky few criticized by acting Unity Democratic Club president Betsey Knapp, as Democratic State Committee member from the 81st Assembly District, I have a few comments to offer. more
The New York City Districting Commission recently published online the new city council district maps, which will be in place for the next decade. Over the course of eight months, the commission spent more than 100 hours redrawing lines after having received more than 13,000 submissions from the public and hosting 20 public meetings. more
To the editor: (re: “Time to make a change at the top,” Dec. 15) How well the Democrats in New York did this year is debatable. On the plus side, Democrats won every statewide election this year, including governor, attorney general, comptroller and U.S. Senate. more
To the editor: (re: “Democrats help out Pat Ryan,” Nov. 17) While the Unity Democrats and Bend the Arc announce their justifiable contribution to Congressman Pat Ryan’s re-election, there remains a notable silence from the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club. more
To the editor: The results of our recent election were a relief to Democrats around the country. more
To the editor: After an interminable election season and weeks of media talk about a “MAGA” wave, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. more
To the editor: A long time ago, when I was young, the Deep South voted solid Democratic, but northern New England was rock-ribbed Republican. more
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