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Three House members who represent districts in Brooklyn are among the dozens of lawmakers snubbing Donald Trump’s inauguration at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. … Full Article

Neither Trump, Clinton exactly right about stop-and-frisk

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. At the first presidential debate, neither was quite right. … Full Article

Senators vote to override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers. … Full Article

Schumer discloses pneumonia diagnosis

WASHINGTON— The No. 3 Senate Democrat is disclosing that he was diagnosed with pneumonia. Senator Chuck Schumer was diagnosed several weeks ago. His disclosure Monday comes amid furor over Hillary Clinton's own pneumonia diagnosis. … Full Article

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

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