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In the race for the new senate seat representing the northwest corner of the Bronx, much has been made about where candidates have lived. When the special master came out with the final version of … more
In the first debate in one of the state’s more high-profile races — state senate district 33 — incumbent Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Miguelina Camilo explained their stance on issues related to the county party, bail reform and the infamous Independent Democratic Conference. more
U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres on July 27 in a letter to the FBI called again for the law enforcement agency to investigate the Russian Diplomatic Compound in Riverdale after concerns were raised that the towering complex is harboring Russian spies.  more
While Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz took an easy win in the June 28 primary, his preferred candidates in the down-ballot elections did not fare as well. more
State Sen. Gustavo Rivera’s campaign recently sent out political mailers throughout the new senate district 33 touting his legislative record, his role in taking down a corrupt public official and all of the support he’s received from unions and politicians in his bid for reelection. The only problem is that three of the names on the list of endorsements — DC 37, 32 BJ and State Sen. José Serrano — haven’t actually backed the senator. more
Michael Hano doesn’t have a background in politics. He’s never run for office. In fact, he makes a living selling specialty foods to exotic pet owners. “I’ve also worked as an animal wrangler. I’ve worked as a teacher. I also sometimes used to do educational programs with live animals,” Hano said. more
U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres on Wednesday called again for the FBI to investigate the Russian  Diplomatic Compound in North Riverdale after concerns were raised that the towering complex is harboring Russian spies.   more
Some Jewish students on the campuses of the CUNY School of Law in Long Island City and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan have had to face antisemitic statements from fellow students as professors looked the other way. more
Eric Dinowitz’s city council district would gain a larger portion of Marble Hill Houses and Kingsbridge Heights, while losing Wakefield to a neighboring district, as part of a preliminary redistricting that reflects the new 2020 census figures. more
The rift between a member of the Bronx county party and Sen. Gustavo Rivera is growing as the primary for the 33rd senate district draws closer. more
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