Brooklyn Democratic Party Boss Vito Lopez has a team of lawyers at the Kings County Courthouse to try to knock his opponent, Esteban Duran, off the ballot.
A Supreme Court judge ruled in favor of Duran last week, but Lopez appealed the decision. Duran is challenging Lopez for his position as a district leader, which Read More
City Council members Palma, Yassky and James made the case for their more radical 421-a reform bill on Room 8 on Tuesday.
Most of it will sound familiar to those following the debate, except for the bit about how, “We introduced our bill in part to make it clear to state legislators Read More
The Brooklyn Democratic Party’s executive committee voted last night to back Andrew Cuomo.
“It was probably the least contentious endorsement meeting in recent memory for the organization,” says an aide to county leader Vito Lopez.
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It wasn’t on Freddy’s public schedule, but The Politicker is told he stopped by a Brooklyn Democratic Party regular event, District Leader Steve Cohn’s annual breakfast at Junior’s.
However most of “the action,” one of the notables there says, was on 2006. Other guests included Mark Green and Andrew Cuomo, and a couple of the Read More
It’s not exactly SCOTUS, but the New York City Bar Association is out with its judicial recommendations, and there’s another round of bad news for the Brooklyn Democratic Party.
Three of their favored judicial candidates, including Richard Velasquez, a protege of party leader Vito Lopez, got the “not approved” rating.
Of course, that Read More
A wave of moral shock, it appears, did not wash over the Brooklyn Democratic Party in the wake of Clarence Norman’s conviction.
At least that seems the right way to read this line from a notice acting party chair Freddie Hamilton sent out announcing the meeting to select Clarence’s replacement:
“While we are all Read More