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The surprising Woody Guthrie-Trump family connection

In light of the recent backlash to Donald Trump in Brooklyn — such as the Schnitzel Haus restaurant on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge having to remove a photo of Trump from its wall due to angry patrons’ comments on Yelp — people may be surprised to learn of a decades-old feud that involved Trum … Full Article

Jeffries named to Congressional task force on police-race relations

A newly created congressional task force looking into the fractured relationship between law enforcement and communities of color across the nation will have a Brooklyn representative.U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Melted Dreams: Brooklyn artists’ installation to vanish during conventions

"The American Dream" will melt away during the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Two artists from Brooklyn are installing massive ice sculptures of the words "The American Dream" in Cleveland and Philadelphia during those cities' conventions. … Full Article

Hillary Clinton gives victory speech at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Similar to the Democratic presidential debate in April, the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Duggal Green House played host to thousands of outspoken Democrats on Tuesday evening. … Full Article

Hillary bash in NYC: Brooklyn ties & tears wrap up Democratic Primary celebrations

Brooklyn has been a "one-party town" for most of its existence, and this year was bound to have an even stronger direct connection to both national candidates. … Full Article

Stringer to audit NYC Board of Elections after Primary Day polling problems, voter disenfranchisement

With more than 125,000 Brooklyn residents left off the voter’s registration list and reports of closed polling sites, faulty ballot scanners, misleading voting site notifications and other voting irregularities, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted the city’s Board of Elections on Tuesday and a … Full Article

Primary Day: At one Brooklyn Heights polling site, slim turnout and voters leaning toward Hillary

Despite reports of polling snafus at various sites across Brooklyn, Primary Day voters at 101 Clark St. in Brooklyn Heights had no problems casting their votes Tuesday afternoon. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on Brooklyn, national issues

Democratic primary contenders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are battling it out at the polls today for the hearts, minds and votes of New Yorkers. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Primary Day in Brooklyn

At Macon Branch Public Library on Lewis Avenue, a steady stream of Democrats was flowing in to vote on Tuesday afternoon. … Full Article

Clinton, Sanders, crowd bring the heat in historic Brooklyn Navy Yard debate

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and a boisterous crowd of Brooklynites brought the heat — and noise — to a raucous Democratic debate Thursday night in true Brooklyn fashion. … Full Article

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