Politics

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Political Action

Mayors lose public support after serving three terms

In recent times, there has been a lot of attention focused by the city’s general public on the mayor’s office. This is true of mayors who have served for more than two four-year terms. Comment.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Whitestone

GOP shifts gears, endorses Saffran for Halloran’s seat

Queens Republicans looking for the ideal candidate to represent an already red district held by City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) set their sights on Dennis Saffran instead, a party official said. Comments (1).
Whitestone

Vallone eyed judgeship before City Council run

Paul Vallone, a Flushing attorney, was also deemed qualified for judicial positions months before he announced a run for the northeast Queens City Council seat, records showed. Comments (1).

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Bayside

Queens GOP gets new brass

The Queens man installed as a city Board of Elections commissioner during a political coup in January recently spoke to a Republican club about his tenuous relationship with party leadership and cleaning house at the board. Comments (2).
Hollis

Pols enter not guilty pleas

Two Queens lawmakers, the former vice chairman of the borough’s Republican Party and three co-defendants pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges Tuesday before learning that their next day in court is nearly three months away. Comments (1).
Whitestone

Council race expands after Halloran arrest

While the race to challenge City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) was already crowded on the Democratic side, a member of his own party has stepped up for a spot on the ballot now that the lawmaker faces federal corruption charges. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

Weiner starts new Twitter career amid steady mayoral rumors

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has lived to tweet again. Comment.

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