Politics

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Letters

Reform presidential primary process

Now that the presidential election has passed, it is time to re-examine how we choose our candidates for the highest office in our country. I believe we should consider changes in our presidential primary system. Comment.
Middle Village

Maltese endorses Catsimatidis days before going on campaign payroll

Former Republican state Sen. Serphin Maltese endorsed grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis for mayor Tuesday, but the longtime Queens lawmaker is a volunteer on Catsimatidis’ campaign and will be on the payroll in April. Comment.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Forest Hills

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Christine Quinn kicks off mayoral campaign throughout city

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn recently kicked off her mayoral campaign with a five-borough tour. Comment.
St. Albans

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Leroy Comrie hosts jazz fund-raiser in St. Albans

City Councilman Leroy Comrie recently held a fund-rasier for his mayoral campaign in St. Albans. Comment.
Astoria

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Peter Vallone receives Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association endorsement

City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. recently received the endorsement of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association during an event at Ovelia in Astoria. Comment.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Bayside

Shafran raises $59K in CD 19 race

Democrats hoping to challenge City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) in November filed their March financial contributions with the city Campaign Finance Board, showing Austin Shafran in the lead with former state Assemblyman John Duane and attorney Paul Vallone not far behind. Comment.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Flushing

Liu starts mayor run with stop in Flushing

City Comptroller John Liu officially kicked off his mayoral campaign Sunday with a 15-stop traverse across the five boroughs. Comments (2).

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Ozone Park

Ground-level GOPers grow weary after coup

Members of the Queens County Republican Party appear to be at odds with each other at all levels following a political coup earlier this year. Comments (3).

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