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Eagle Q&A: Capano refuses to give up on City Council race

Bob Capano won’t go down without a fight.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup, November 1: Last minute endorsements coming in before Election Day

Meng backs Yeger for City Council  U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, the vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, has endorsed Kalman Yeger for the City Council seat in the 44th District (Borough Park-Midwood-Bensonhurst). … Full Article

Lawmakers react to NYC terror attack

Elected officials, like most New Yorkers, reacted with shock and sadness to the devastating terrorist attack that took place in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday in which suspect Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbek national who came to the U.S. … Full Article

Mayoral challenger Sal Albanese fights in court for debate spot

Despite arguing in federal court for a spot on Wednesday night's debate stage, a Brooklyn judge moved that Reform Party mayoral candidate Sal Albanese did not meet the monetary criteria and will remain excluded from the event. … Full Article

Bay Ridge City Council race goes down to wire

In one of the hottest and most unpredictable races in the city this political season, three candidates are running for the City Council seat in a Southwest Brooklyn district that has swung between Democrat and Republican over the years. … Full Article

New York City Council District 33 candidates Levin, Cambranes debate in Boerum Hill

A daylong, torrential downpour failed to keep Brooklynites from gathering at the Commons Cafe on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill on Sunday to witness the first debate between City Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-Downtown-Heights-Williamsburg-Greenpoint) and challenger Victoria Cambranes. … Full Article

Levin to debate challenger Cambranes Sunday in Brooklyn City Council race

Candidates for City Council District 33 (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Greenpoint, Williamsburg) will be debating this Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. at the Commons Café, 388 Atlantic Ave. … Full Article

Schumer endorses Brannan for City Council

Calling him a “a real neighborhood go-to guy who gets things done,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) endorsed Democrat Justin Brannan for City Council this week, urging residents to vote for him in the election two weeks from now. … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup, October 25: Capano blasts de Blasio, Schumer endorses Brannan

Capano blasts de Blasio’s traffic plan A proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio to ease traffic congestion by banning truck deliveries during rush hour is coming in for withering criticism from Bob Capano, the Reform Party candidate for Bay Ridge’s City Council seat. … Full Article

Quaglione to de Blasio: Tell the truth about shelters

On Thursday, Republican City Council candidate John Quaglione held a press conference in front of the notorious Prince Hotel at 315 93rd St. … Full Article

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