Politics

Monday, May 21, 2012

Astoria

Crowley, Maloney face rivals for seats

U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) and Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) will not face any challengers from within their party at the primaries, but neither will their opponents. Comment.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Flushing

Crowley lays out platform

City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Middle Village) touted her life experience as to why she is the best candidate for the new Queens congressional seat in a sitdown with the TimesLedger Newspapers last week. Comment.
Political Action

Stark parallels exist between careers of Romney and Reagan

Both Ronald Reagan and Mitt Romney began their political careers in elective office by serving as governors of large industrial states. Reagan served two terms as governor of California and Romney served one term as governor of Massachusetts. Comment.
Letters

Question boro Dems, not Lancman

I find Bob Friedrich’s column about state Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) misleading (“Lancman attack on Queens Dem machine rings hollow,” May 3-9). Lancman’s criticism of the Queens Democratic Party is based upon the previous action of the party. Comment.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Politics

Sanders to challenge Huntley for Senate

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. (D-Laurelton) has announced his intention to challenge state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) as she seeks a third term for the 10th District seat in southeast Queens. Comments (1).

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Bayside

Mittman remains on ballot for congressional seat race

Dr. Robert Mittman, a Bayside allergist, has secured a spot on the ballot for the June 26 primary to determine the Democratic candidate for the new Queens congressional seat, his campaign said last week. Comment.

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