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Acting AG Underwood, others in running, have strong Brooklyn ties

The county of Kings is certainly a kingmaker when it comes to the race to be the new state Attorney General. … Full Article

Curtis Sliwa and the Reform Party want Preet Bharara to become Attorney General

Former federal prosecutor Preet Bharara is the right person to be New York State Attorney General — and he can have a spot on the ballot in November if he just asks for it. … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup for May 9: Kavanagh names Breedlove ‘Woman of Distinction’

Amy Breedlove’s civic activism has won her recognition from New York State. Breedlove, president of the Cobble Hill Association, was named by state Sen. Brian Kavanagh as one of the State Senate’s “Women of Distinction” for 2018. She was honored at a recent ceremony in Albany. … Full Article

Cynthia Nixon unveils pro-tenant agenda

Cynthia Nixon, the actress who is challenging Gov. … Full Article

Councilman Levin: Why I support safe places for drug addicts to use

You are forgiven if you read one of our rival papers and misunderstood why Councilmember Steve Levin was arrested on Wednesday for protesting about " … Full Article

Board of Election panel refer Grimm ballot fraud to prosecutors

UPDATED | The city Board of Elections says the campaign of convicted felon and disgraced former Congressman Michael Grimm fraudulently tried to get a rival kicked off the ballot — and may have even committed a cr … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup for May 2: Progressive Brooklyn democrats back Nixon over Cuomo

Actress-activist Cynthia Nixon, who is quickly becoming a thorn in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s side as she challenges him in the Democratic primary, is gaining support at the grass-roots level of progressive politics in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Anthony Scaramucci to stump for Grimm in race to defeat Donovan

A controversial former White House aide who lasted all of 10 days as President Donald Trump’s communications director will headline a fundraiser for a pro-Trump former felon running for Congress in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Bay Ridge hotel plans roil Golden

UPDATED | A proposed six-story hotel across the street from a Bay Ridge public school would quickly be turned into a haven for the homeless, activists claim. … Full Article

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