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President Donald Trump’s response to the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend seem to have infuriated Americans on both sides of the political aisle,  … Full Article

Trump’s words disappoint Brooklyn Teen Republican Club

President Donald Trump’s response to the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend seem to have infuriated Americans on both sides of the political aisle, including the Brooklyn Teen Republican Club (BTRC). … Full Article

Cuomo joins Fort Hamilton name change fight

In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville and President Donald Trump’s controversial statements that white supremacists and counter-protesters equally shared the blame, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he has joined the effort to remove the names of Confederate generals Robert E. … Full Article

Malliotakis vows to work with Cuomo to help mentally ill

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, the presumed Republican nominee for mayor, said she would be willing to work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo to solve the public safety risk posed by New Yorkers with severe mental illnesses.  … Full Article

Greenfield visits Jerusalem, meets with deputy mayor

Councilmember David G. Greenfield is leaving his post in December to take the top job at a nonprofit social services agency, but the Borough Park lawmaker is not spending his last months in office being idle. … Full Article

El-Yateem demands street name change at Ft. Hamilton

As the fallout from the Charlottesville tragedy continued to unfold across the nation, a Bay Ridge City Council candidate joined an ongoing effort by Democratic elected officials to push the U.S. Army to strip the names of Confederate Gens. Robert E. … Full Article

Nicole Malliotakis and Ray Denaro announce cross endorsement

On Thursday, Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis and District 47 City Council candidate Ray Denaro released statements extending their support for one another in this November’s upcoming election. … Full Article

Max Rose latest candidate to take on Donovan

The unpopularity of President Donald Trump, who is stuck with approval ratings below 40 percent in most polls, has emboldened Democrats to run for public office, even in a Republican stronghold like the 11th Congressional District. … Full Article

Uniformed Firefighters Association endorses John Quaglione for City Council

On Thursday, City Council candidate John Quaglione received the endorsement of the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) of Greater New York. Quaglione, the former deputy chief of staff to state Sen. … Full Article

Public Advocate Letitia James endorses Carlos Menchaca for City Council

Public Advocate Letitia James threw her support behind incumbent Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) in his District 38 re-election bid. … Full Article

Brannan picks up big endorsement from Abbate

Justin Brannan, seeking to emerge from a crowded field of Democrats running in the party’s primary on Sept. 12 for the City Council seat being vacated by Vincent Gentile, has landed one of his most significant endorsements to date.  … Full Article

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