Politics

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Rozic eyeing Lancman seat

A former state Assembly insider has rolled out her own efforts for Assemblyman Rory Lancman’s (D-Fresh Meadows) seat. Comments (1).

Monday, June 18, 2012

St. Albans

Boro clergy hear Thompson

Bill Thompson picked up the check for breakfast early Tuesday morning in St. Albans, where he stopped by to gather the support of community leaders in his bid for the 2013 mayoral election. Comment.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Flushing

Publisher Lee declares run for Meng seat

The owner of a Korean newspaper announced his candidacy for the newly created Flushing state Assembly seat and provided a candid account of Queens politics in the process. Comments (4).

Friday, June 15, 2012

Rego Park

Lancman blasts Crowley, Meng on Social Security

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) went on the offensive Tuesday, saying he is the only candidate in the race for the newly created congressional seat centered around Flushing who has a plan to fix Social Security. Comments (2).
Bayside

Avella, Concannon get backing from parties in state Senate race

The race for northeast Queens’ state Senate seat heated up with party endorsements for candidates on both sides of the aisle as they gear up for the Nov. 6 election. Comment.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Springfield Gardens

Candidates for Congress spar

A little more than two weeks before the June 26 Democratic Party primary, the three challengers for southeast Queens’ congressional seat gathered last week in Springfield Gardens, where they laid out their platforms. Comment.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Elmhurst

Mittman to run on making health care affordable

Bayside allergist Dr. Robert Mittman held his first news conference late last month, where as a self-proclaimed citizen candidate running for the newly created congressional seat centered around Flushing, he sought to portray himself as different from the other three politicians in the Democratic Party primary. Comment.

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