One candidate meowed. Another, taking a page from the Anthony Weiner playbook, rose up to denounce most of his rivals. And a third claimed his Russian opponent, a fellow Soviet émigré, was engaging in Communist class warfare.
The Democratic candidates for the open 48th Council District seat squared off in Flatbush last night, and made it clear, early and often, that they do not like each other.
Brooklyn State Senator Carl Kruger surrendered to authorities only this morning, but already the talk in political circles is over who will replace him.
In several conversations with Brooklyn pols and political insiders the names that emerge most frequently are City Council member Lew Fidler and Igor Oberman, an administrative law judge who works part Read More
Igor Oberman, who failed to submit signatures in his race against powerful state Senator Carl Kruger, said today that the political world has not heard the last of him.
Oberman said that he thought that the decennial reapportionment could mean new opportunities for Russian-American pols.
“There is redistricting coming up, hopefully in a couple of Read More