Pataki, Giuliani stump for Como

Pataki, Giuliani stump for Como

Posted by Rebecca Henely in District 15, State Senate on October 28, 2010 | No Comments

Former Councilman and state Senate candidate Anthony Como netted the support of two prominent former Republicans this week.

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Rudy Giuliani throws support behind Frank Padavan

Posted by Anna Gustafson in District 11, State Senate on October 28, 2010 | No Comments

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorsed state Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) Thursday, calling him “the single most effective when it comes to criminal justice and budget problems.”

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BOE fires director over Bell/Wills ballot mixup

Posted by Ivan Pereira in City Council, City Offices, District 28 on October 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

The head of the city Board of Elections has been removed from office Tuesday over a series of errors that have occurred on his watch, including the confusing ballot that was almost used in the special election to replace the late City Councilman Thomas White.

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St. John’s federal candidates forum draws partisan crowd

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Congress, District 5, District 6, District 9, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on October 28, 2010 | No Comments

A slate of candidates vying to represent Queens in Congress convened for a boisterous candidates’ forum at St. John’s University, where they were each given a chance to express the philosophies and policies they would push if they are sent to Washington, D.C.

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Tabone’s residency, funds questioned by Braunstein

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 26 on October 28, 2010 | 4 Comments

Attacks have taken the front seat in the final days of the race to replace state Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside).

Over the past two weeks, the two Bayside candidates — Democrat Ed Braunstein and Republican Vince Tabone — exchanged barbs in a succession of debates and candidates’ forums.

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Weiner pushes reform in bid for another term in Congress

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Congress, District 9, U.S. House on October 28, 2010 | No Comments

While the political climate in Washington, D.C., is one of the most polarized U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-Forest Hills) said he has experienced, he hopes to forge ahead with comprehensive immigration reform if elected to another term.