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Queens Democrats back Kathleen Rice for attorney general

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Attorney General, Statewide Offices on August 6, 2010 | No Comments

“Rice has the experience, the passion and the drive to continue Andrew Cuomo’s good work, and I have no doubt that she will be a great attorney general for Queens and for all of New York,” Queens Democratic chair Joseph Crowley said of the Democratic candidate.

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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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Queens Democrats praise primary victor Kim

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on September 24, 2009 | 1 Comment

Queens Democratic Party insiders said Kevin Kim’s win over his five opponents in the Sept. 15 primary stemmed from the candidate’s ability to not only galvanize his base but also to draw voters from across the district. Kim, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman’s (D-Bayside) deputy director of community affairs, defeated Democrats Jerry Iannece, Paul Vallone, Steve [...]

Katz blasts Queens Dems “old boys club”

Posted by Stephen Stirling in City Comptroller on May 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

City Councilwoman Melinda Katz (D-Forest Hills) took aim at the Queens Democratic organization Tuesday, after she finished last among the three borough candidates vying for Bill Thompson’s comptroller seat in voting for the party’s endorsement. Katz finished with just three votes with City Councilman John Liu (D-Flushing) picking up an overwhelming with 49 and fellow [...]