Here are the highlights from yesterday’s press conference where a number of gay activists from Brooklyn criticized Republican State Senator Marty Golden for joining a lawsuit to block state agencies from recognizing same-sex marriages performed outside New York.
At the event, activist held signs calling Golden a “bigot,” and accused him of “homophobia,” primarily for Read More
Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind of Brooklyn will introduce former Republican Governor Mike Huckabee at a Manhattan dinner tonight honoring the 60th anniversary of the founding of Israel.
According to the press release, headlined "HIKIND & HUCKABEE," the two will appear at the Jerusalem Reclamation Project Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott.
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Councilman Simcha Felder just told a few reporters at City Hall that he has the support of both Michael Bloomberg and Assemblyman Dov Hikind in his new bid to unseat State Senator Kevin Parker.
Felder said Parker, also from Brooklyn and also a Democrat, hasn’t delivered for the district.
“He’s just not capable of Read More
Councilman Simcha Felder is not getting into the city comptroller race, but he will run for the Brooklyn State Senate seat currently held by fellow Democrat Kevin Parker, according to a source.
The five-way comptroller’s race was always going to be a tough haul for Felder. (He never declared, but gave every Read More
Lew Fidler is somewhat skeptical about Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s notion that Jewish voters would flock to John McCain if Barack Obama won the Democratic nomination, a claim Hikind made in the New York Post today.
As he notes, the story–that a Democrat who is insufficiently supportive of Jewish causes will push the historically Read More
Assemblyman Dov Hikind said he’d like to see one of his fellow Democrats, state Senator Kevin Parker, replaced this November, according to two people who attended a meeting earlier this week where Hikind spoke.
Hikind was one of the guest speakers Wednesday night addressing Agudath Israel of America, a Jewish group based in downtown Manhattan Read More
Remember that publicly funded mailing sent by Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s office which includes the name and photo of possible Council contestant Joe Lazar?
Well, Lazar is a bit closer to being an official candidate than I realized.
He has two committees set up with the state Board of Elections. Read More
A helpful reader sent in this recent mailing from Assemblyman Dov Hikind of Brooklyn which features rather prominently a man by the name of Joe Lazar.
That’s the same Joe Lazar who is running for City Council in Hikind’s section of Brooklyn, and, hypothetically, could benefit from this Read More
Who is Noach Dear?
If you read his mailer, which carries statements from Dov Hikind and Marty Markowitz, he is the most qualified civil court candidate on the ballot in Brooklyn tomorrow.
By at least one measure, though, that's not the case. His opponent, Karen Yellen, Read More
Assemblyman Dov Hikind just emailed me a statement in response to an earlier statement from gay rights activist Alan Van Capelle slamming him for opposing same-sex marriage.
Capelle, responding to a column in the Daily News by Errol Louis, said, “I guess Errol Louis doesn't mind standing with Dov Hikind, and I Read More