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Como attacks Addabbo on AEG silence

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in District 15, State Senate on June 21, 2010 | No Comments

Former City Councilman Anthony Como is accusing state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach), whom he is challenging this fall, of not standing up for the district he represents by not speaking out against the alleged leak of a memo by one of Addabbo’s colleagues about the video lottery terminal contract at Aqueduct.

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Sampson defends sharing Aqueduct bidders memo with AEG

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in State Senate on June 18, 2010 | No Comments

State Sen. John Sampson (D-Brooklyn), the Democratic leader of the Senate, acknowledged sending a memo to a former colleague-turned-lobbyist representing Aqueduct Entertainment Group that led to AEG changing the terms of its bid for the video lottery terminal contract at Aqueduct.

Maloney endorsed by building workers’ union

Posted by Nathan Duke in Congress, District 14, U.S. House on June 17, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) has received a nod from one of the state’s largest unions in her bid to retain her congressional seat.

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So you want to run for office? Join the club

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Making of a Candidate on June 16, 2010 | No Comments

Paying dues is the key to making it onto the northeast Queens political map, Democrat and Republican political operatives say, unless a potential candidate has serious money and connections.

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Frei-Pearson names people’s welfare, good gov’t top priorities in Assembly run

Posted by Nathan Duke in Assembly, District 36 on June 16, 2010 | No Comments

Astoria Democrat Jeremiah Frei-Pearson said he has fought powerful interests and gotten results for the residents of his neighborhood and plans to do the same if chosen by voters as the replacement for state Assemblyman Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) this fall.

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Como throws hat in race against Addabbo

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in District 15, State Senate on June 16, 2010 | No Comments

Just as it looked as if state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) would be free of opponents for re-election in a contentious western Queens district, former City Councilman Anthony Como,a Republican, said he would challenge the one-term senator.