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Democratic Debate Preview: The Eagle’s inside look at the Brooklyn Navy Yard showdown

There’s a palpable energy in the air in the streets of Downtown Brooklyn. Walking down the sidewalks, one notices an abnormal number of police officers. Every few minutes, fleets of unmarked black cars and news vans zip past. … Full Article

Sanders cheers strikers in Brooklyn as 39,000 Verizon workers walk out

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders cheered on striking Verizon workers Wednesday after 39,000 landline and cable employees walked off the job. … Full Article

They Love NY: Sanders’, Trump’s and Clinton's New York ties

Three presidential candidates call themselves New Yorkers. Bernie Sanders is from Brooklyn, Donald Trump is from Queens and Hillary Clinton owns a home in Chappaqua (Westchester county) and represented New York in the U.S. Senate. … Full Article

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

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