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Goldfeder secures Schumer’s backing

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, Congress, District 23, U.S. Senate on August 18, 2011 | No Comments

Phil Goldfeder’s state Assembly campaign got a major boost Monday after he was endorsed by his former boss, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.). Goldfeder was Schumer’s director of intergovernment affairs for three years before stepping down a month ago to run for the Assembly seat that became vacant after Audrey Pheffer took the Queens county [...]

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Koch backs Turner over Obama anger

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 24 on July 28, 2011 | No Comments

Former Mayor Ed Koch bucked his own party in endorsing Republican Bob Turner Monday and not state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck) to replace former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner in September’s special election, saying he wanted to “send a message” to President Barack Obama that voters in the district disapprove of his policy toward Israel. [...]

Citizens Union backs Nunes

Posted by Ivan Pereira in District 10, State Senate on August 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

The non-partisan government watchdog group picked the 25-year-old real estate business owner, who is challenging incumbent state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) for being “active in the community to address the fallout from the foreclosure crisis,” according to the candidate.

Van Bramer supports Nunes’ Senate run

Van Bramer supports Nunes’ Senate run

Posted by Ivan Pereira in District 10, State Senate on August 5, 2010 | No Comments

“His commitment to his community, reform and equality for all make Lynn the right choice for southeast Queens and the right choice for New York,” the councilman said in a statement.

Gay rights groups back Nunes

Gay rights groups back Nunes

Posted by Ivan Pereira in District 10, State Senate on August 3, 2010 | No Comments

“With equality hanging in the balance, Lynn Nunes is the leader New York needs to ensure every family is treated equally,” Human Right Campaign President Joe Solmonese said in a statement. “LGBT people and our allies remember the sting of last year’s marriage equality loss and are determined to elect leaders who won’t back down when equality is at stake.”

Nunes gets backing of Conservation Voters

Nunes gets backing of Conservation Voters

Posted by Ivan Pereira in District 10, State Senate on July 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Nunes is running against state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) in the Democratic Primary for the 10th senatorial district, which includes most of southeast Queens.