Roundup: Vito Lopez and Joe Crowley; David Weprin and Bob Turner

lopez crowey222 Roundup: Vito Lopez and Joe Crowley; David Weprin and Bob Turner

The County Leaders: Vito Lopez of Brooklyn and Joe Crowley of Queens. (photo credit: azi paybarah / observer)

2012: Cuomo backs Obamanomics. [Ken Lovett / Daily News]

NY9: Queens to cave to Conservatives and back Bob Turner. [Liz Benjamin / Capital Tonight]

NY9: “This is going to be a real race. We have to take this seriously,” said Weprin. [Grace Rauh / NY1]

NY9: “NY GOP should unite behind Bob Turner & redeem themselves from their dismal failures of the past.” [Daniel Horowitz / Red State]

NY9: Conservative group of Orthodox Jews criticize Weprin for supporting same-sex marriage. [Community Guardians Group]

NY9: Weprin donors include “many boldfaced real estate names.” [CJ Hughes / Real Deal]

Council: Vallone lost thousands in discretionary funding for upstaging and opposing Quinn’s push to rename bridge after Koch. [Sally Goldenberg / NY Post]

Manhattan DA: Dershowitz criticizes Vance for ‘stonewalling’ on probe of sister-in-law’s death. [Sabrina Ford / NY Post]

Layoffs: HHC can proceed with layoffs, appellate court rules, reversing lower court decision. [John Elligon / New York Times]

And Vito Lopez explains the need to take Republican Bob Turner seriously (and wages a beer on the race after the jump!). [Youtube]


  1. Anonymous says:

    As we enter the weekend don’t forget to checkout the 124th Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino di Nola in Williamsburg Brooklyn (olmcfeast)North 8th & Havemeyer Streets

    I will be there on Sunday the day of the Dancing of the Giglio and Boat starts 1pm

    So join me all the others who will be flocking to the fest and don’t forget to stop by the Cafe in the school building and order a VJ Machiavelli Special –Manhattan Special Coffee soda with a cup of ice and a Cannoli 

    Hope to see you there Azi and David  and all the others who want to get away from politics for a day and enjoy a124 year old Tradition in Williamsburg

    Before there was the “Oracle at Delphi” there was Count Vampire J. Machiavelli

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