Although there were hardly any undecided voters in attendance, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer showed up to the Independent Neighborhood Democrats (IND) meeting at St. … Full Article

In Public Service: Nadler fights for 9/11 families

The World Trade Center is in U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s congressional district. That’s an important fact to know when one is looking at Nadler’s career in the House. … Full Article

Harris-Cucco race reveals Bay Ridge-Coney Island divisions

Freshman state Assemblymember Pamela Harris’ surprisingly easy win over challenger Kate Cucco in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary in the 46th Assembly District (AD) shed light on what had been subterranean political divisions in the district that runs from Bay Ridge to Coney Island. … Full Article

Parker urges New York to re-think energy consumption

The last 10 years have seen the five hottest summers on record, according to state Sen. Kevin Parker, who said that while Mother Nature is wreaking havoc, mankind is going to have to start taking decisive action. … Full Article

Slow start in primary election, despite some ‘vigorous’ races in Brooklyn

Voter turnout was running light in Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights in today’s primary election, the third primary of the year in New York City. … Full Article

Tuesday is Primary Election Day in New York: Who's running in Brooklyn?

Registered voters will be able to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s primary, where they will select their party's candidates for the general election in November. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. … Full Article

In Public Service: Clarke wants more focus on black women

The national conversation about race largely focuses on the plight of black men, but U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke said that it is about to change, as the spotlight is starting to focus on women. … Full Article

Conservatives in Brooklyn: Alive & well, representing key corners of borough

Brooklyn Conservative Party Chairman Jerry Kassar has his finger on the pulse of Brooklyn politics. As State Sen. Marty Golden's chief of staff, Kassar has risen to the top of the Conservative ranks in the borough and works closely with state Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long. … Full Article

Southwest Brooklyn is hotbed of political action

The area of Southwest Brooklyn that stretches from Bay Ridge to Coney Island stands at the center of the political universe in the borough as voters get set to go to the polls on Primary Day, Tuesday, Sept. 13. … Full Article

Asian political club endorses Carroll in primary

Making one of its first forays into Brooklyn politics, a citywide Asian political club announced that it is backing three candidates in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary. … Full Article

In Public Service: Donovan talks homeland security

As the nation gets ready to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan said he is confident that the country is doing its best to prevent more terrorist acts.  … Full Article


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