Politics

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Letters

Voters’ mandate? Support Obama

The world “mandate” may be one of the most intentionally or unconsciously abused directives. There are mandates and then there are mandates. In the 2010 election, the U.S. House of Representatives was decimated with the influx of the clueless freshman and gained a Republican majority. The Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate was sadly diluted and many Republican governors were voted into office. Comment.
Flushing

Koo officially registers as Queens Dem

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) officially registered with the Democratic Party at the Queens Board of Elections offices in Kew Gardens Monday after running on the GOP line three years ago to win a seat on the City Council. Comments (4).

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012

Flushing

Flushing Councilman Koo to switch to Dem Party

City Councilman Peter Koo (R-Flushing), one of the borough’s four Republican lawmakers, is planning on switching to the Democratic Party Monday, according to a published report. Comments (2).
Flushing

Liu returns campaign cash as fund-raising probe lingers

Embattled city Comptroller John Liu returned nearly $50,000 in contributions and disclosed a list of his campaign bundlers as promised Tuesday amid questions about the finances of his unofficial 2013 campaign for mayor. Comment.
St. Albans

Rebuild VA hospital: Meeks

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans) described 2012 as a year of promise as he met with reporters in his Jamaica district office Tuesday. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Romney a better candidate than most people think

By now I’m sure you are aware that Eric Ulrich has been appointed as the New York City campaign chairman for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. After Romney won in both Iowa and New Hampshire, hopefully for Eric he will do equally well in South Carolina and Florida. Comments (1).
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