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De Blasio, Hillary Clinton taking heat over comedy skit

Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have come under fire over a comedy skit that some people feel was racially insensitive. … Full Article

Democratic Debate at Brooklyn Navy Yard will be closed to public

Attaining access to the Democratic presidential primary debate on Thursday between Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Duggal Greenhouse has proven to be a difficult task.  … Full Article

Brooklyn feeling the love from presidential candidates

Brooklyn is getting a great deal of attention from presidential candidates in both parties as primary day approaches, with White House hopefuls campaigning all over the borough seeking support from voters. … Full Article

BP Adams calls for Dems’ debate to be moved from Navy Yard to Brownsville

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is not satisfied with the location chosen by CNN for the April 14 Democratic presidential primary debate between Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. … Full Article

Tump, Clinton come home as, in a rarity, NY primary matters

The year's biggest, wildest show is finally coming to Broadway. And Brooklyn. And Buffalo. And Syracuse. … Full Article

Historic Brooklyn Navy Yard site chosen for Dems’ Brooklyn debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have agreed to meet for a Democratic presidential primary debate on CNN and NY1 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Thursday, April 14.   … Full Article

'Hamilton' creator Miranda asks Congress to help Puerto Rico

America's first treasury secretary says it's time for Congress to help dig Puerto Rico out of its debt crisis. And if it will help make the case, he's even got access to tickets to Broadway's latest mega-hit musical. … Full Article

Bloomberg's policy crusades could pose obstacles with voters

For many outside New York City, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's name is synonymous with a pair of political crusades: launching a national anti-gun campaign and taking on Big Soda. … Full Article

McCreight: GOP pols should reject Trump

Chris McCreight, a candidate for Democratic district leader in the 46th Assembly District (AD), is looking at things taking place on the other side of the political aisle and does not like what he’s seeing. … Full Article

AP Interview: Bernie Sanders' brother shares political odyssey

These are exciting times for Larry Sanders, a stalwart Green Party campaigner in Oxford, England. He's just been appointed to a new job as his party's national spokesman on health. … Full Article

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