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Donald Trump says the police tactic known as stop-and-frisk led to a drop in murders in New York City, while Hillary Clinton says it has been ruled unconstitutional. … 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

Clinton, Sanders keep sniping after Brooklyn debate

As if their two-hour televised debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard wasn’t enough time to attack each other, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. … Full Article

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

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