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Letitia James, a longtime New York City politician with ties to both the state's underclass and its elites, beat three other candidates in a Democratic primary for attorney general, then turned her … Full Article

Letitia James wins primary for New York attorney general

Letitia James, a longtime New York City politician with ties to both the state's underclass and its elites, beat three other candidates in a Democratic primary for attorney general, then turned her sights on the man she saw as her real opponent: President Donald Trump. … Full Article

Brownstone Brooklyn voters ‘fired up’ for the primaries

More people than usual got to wear the “I Voted” sticker in Brownstone Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article

Barkan, Gounardes battle over campaign financing

Democrats Ross Barkan and Andrew Gounardes sparred over campaign financing and other issues at a Bensonhurst debate as each man sought to portray himself as the candidate with the strongest grassroots support heading into the Sept. … Full Article

Controversies brewing in Sept. 13 Brooklyn primaries: What you should know

State primary elections take place on Thursday, Sept 13, and some of the races are getting downright weird. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge rejects Sen. Dilan's attempt to keep challenger off the ballot

A judge in the Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Term, ruled against a petition filed by state Sen. Martin Dilan on Thursday that would have removed challenger Julia Salazar from the ballot on Sept. 13. … Full Article

With speed cameras turned off, let the blame game begin

The finger pointing has begun … and sometimes it’s a middle finger. … Full Article

Cuomo urges legislature to enact abortion rights law

If the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade in its next term, women in New York State will have no protections under the law guaranteeing access to abortions, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who called on the state Legislature to return to Albany to vote codify Roe vs. … Full Article

Reynoso says he’s backing Nixon for governor

Progressive gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has picked up a second major endorsement from a Brooklyn member of the City Council. On July 5, Councilmember Antonio Reynoso (D-Bushwick-parts of Williamsburg) announced that he is backing her bid to unseat incumbent Gov. … Full Article

Nixon endorses Salazar in Bushwick senate race

Julia Salazar, a first-time candidate running against incumbent state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan in the Democratic primary on Sept. 13 in Bushwick, has picked up a major endorsement in the race. … Full Article

MTA funds should be spent on transit only, Golden says

New York state forced MTA to write a $4.9 million check to help three financially strapped ski resorts in the upstate region that were experiencing tough times due to a warm winter and a serious shortage of skiers. … Full Article

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