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The Bid for the 25th: BHB Reader Choice Squadron Beats Marty

The Associated Press is projecting BHB Reader Choice Daniel Squadron as the winner of the NYS SD-25 Democratic Primary defeating incumbent Martin Connor. With 100% of the vote in,  results in the Democratic NYS SD-25 primary are: Squadron 12,912 54% Connor 10,980 46% Stay tuned… *As a point of reference here’s what Connor’s margin of […]

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Martin Connor’s 1990s’ Apartment Purchases: Too Good Of A Deal?

The Daily News reports NY State Senator Martin Connor bought two apartments for what appears to be less than their worth: one in 1994 for $12,500 and one in 1997 for $50,000: Connor, in a telephone interview, rejected Squadron’s allegations as “nonsense,” insisting he received no special treatment in the purchases. BPC, he insisted, only […]

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Martin Connor Used Campaign Funds For A Brand New Car, Parking?

This may be old news, but it was news to me: According to a 2006 Report compiled by the nonprofit Common Cause organization on NY State campaign funds misuse, State Senator Martin Connor spent over $70,000 on “other” expenses, including a brand new car (a Jeep Grand Cherokee) and a parking space in Brooklyn Heights, […]

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John Chromczak, Log Cabin GOP’ers Speak Out

Producer Nerina Penzhorn gets the low down on what makes the group of LGBT members of the GOP aka Log Cabin Republicans tick. Included in the piece is John Chromczak who is running for the NY State Senate seat representing the 25th District.

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Ken Diamondstone Has a Very Special Announcement: He’s Backing Squadron

While we’ll be at our “day jobs” earning a living at 1pm today,  City Council candidate/former State Senate candidate Ken Diamondstone wants us to know that he will be making a special announcement at that time regarding The Bid for the Twenty Fifth.  Anyone who is near the corner of Atlantic and Court this afternoon […]

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BHB Poll: The Bid for the Twenty Fifth

Inspired by Don King,  BHB Publisher Homer Fink has dubbed the September 9th Democratic State Senate Primary as “The Bid for the Twenty Fifth”. Whose side are you on? Take the BHB Poll now! (For those of you who enjoy such things, download a huge version of this poster here)

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Listen to The Homer Fink Show 8/22/08

On this edition of The Homer Fink Show – NYS Senate candidate Daniel Squadron. The 28 year old upstart is challenging 30 year incumbent Martin Connor in the September 9 Democratic primary. He will be on the November ballot regardless of the outcome of that contest via the Working Families Party. Squadron discusses Brooklyn Bridge […]

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Marty Sees Kid’s Mayor and Raises Eight City Council Members

NYS Senator Martin “Marty” Connor who is in a heated primary battle with upstart Daniel “Kid” Squadron to keep his 25th District seat, earned the endorsement of 6 New York City Council members this morning.  Speaker of the New York City Council Christine Quinn and Councilpersons Bill diBlasio, Inez Dickenson, Lou Fidler and Rosie Mendez […]

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Hizzoner Backs Kid

Daniel “Kid” Squadron picked up an important endorsement today in his bid to unseat incumbent NYS Senator Martin Connor in the 25th District – Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Hizzoner is the third elected official to back Squadron, joining Sen. Chuck Schumer and Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh.  The NY Daily News suspects that Bloomberg’s endorsement of “Kid” is […]

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Marty, Spokesman Part Ways

The New York Observer reports today that the spokesman for State Senator Martin Connor’s re-election bid has “terminated” his relationship with the campaign.   The Public Advocacy Group president Chad Marlow made his mark in the race for the 25th State Senate District via attacks on opponent Daniel Squadron.  He stayed on offense against “Kid” Squadron […]

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