Rep. Joe Crowley is set to be elected the new Democratic county chairman of Queens at a meeting of district leaders on Friday, September 15th.
The obvious narrative will be about Crowley picking up the
reigns reins from his mentor, Thomas Manton, who hand-chose Crowley to replace him in congress. But the real story Read More
The Times reports Roger Green and Charles Barron will meet to discuss which of them is in the strongest position to defeat Ed Towns.
Influential Queens Democrat Thomas Manton dies at 73.
Ben Smith reports on a Spitzer ally’s strong words for Andrew Cuomo; and 32% of his constituents Read More
For all their backroom dealing and complicated coalition building, the seven men and women running for Speaker of the City Council are chasing a post that, while once powerful, has suffered from a bad bout of post-term-limit anemia.
The position of Speaker, arguably the second-most-powerful job in the city, is meant to serve as a Read More