Politics

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Flushing

Stavisky sets Senate run at new Flushing post

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) kicked off her run for re-election Saturday in the redrawn 16th Senate District at her new campaign office in the heart of downtown Flushing. Comments (2).

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Middle Village

Turner refocuses on Congress following GOP primary loss

After an unsuccessful end to his U.S. Senate run, Congressman Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) quickly refocused on his House duties rather than brood over the what-ifs. Comment.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Political Action

Long fends off Turner to win GOP primary for Senate

The Republican statewide primary for the U.S. Senate saw attorney Wendy Long win a decisive victory over opponents U.S. Rep. Robert Turner (R-Middle Village) and Nassau County Controller George Maragos. Comment.
Editorial

New Blood for Queens

The drawing of new district lines for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate brought a new wave of competition to Queens last week, even though turnout on Primary Day was low in many of the borough’s polling stations. Comment.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Flushing

Meng win shows strong Asian voice

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) trounced three other U.S. House of Representatives hopefuls in a Democratic Party primary last week with the aid of a sizeable war chest, the backing of the Queens Democratic Party and, most importantly, a robust Asian vote concentrated in downtown Flushing. Comment.

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