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Marty and The Kid in Living Color

What happens when you take a 30 year State Senate veteran and an upstart protege of a U.S. Senator and put them on stage together?  They stop being polite and start getting real.  Gotham Gazette’s video of last night’s Connor/Squadron debate after the jump:

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Squadron-Connor Debate Liveblogging 2

8:26pm: Connor to Squadron: Trustafarian! 8:29pm: moderator bitchslaps connor for getting too personal. and I mean, really too personal. the audience started booing and hissing. 8:29pm: Connor to Squadron: Open your books! Who’s funding your existence? 8:32pm: Squadron not getting personal with Connor, won’t ask him about his Jeep Grand Cherokee paid for by campaign […]

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Liveblogging The Squadron-Connor Debate

BHB is here at the St. Francis College Auditorium, awaiting what is sure to be a most riveting display of oratorical prowess. So far, the auditorium is PACKED…with empty seats. Come on down! 6:59pm: auditorium filling up nicely. Note to St. Francis College: Free your WiFi, Free Your Mind 7:05pm: and the debate is on! […]

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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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Marty and the Kid Square Off Tonight in Brooklyn Heights

Reminder this is tonight: Sen. Martin Connor and Daniel Squadron, candidates in the September 9 Democratic primary in the race for the 25th State Senate District will debate on tonight (September 3). Citizens Union, publishers of the Gotham Gazette, will host the event from 7pm – 9pm at St. Francis College’s Founders Hall [180 Remsen […]

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SuperFriends: Diamondstone Backs Kid Squadron

Brooklyn Heights super-commenter/attorney TK Small and his assistant Leroy Martinez attended Ken Diamondstone’s press conference on Court Street and Atlantic Avenue this afternoon exclusively for BHB.  They snapped a photo and provided us with the official press release detailing Diamondstone’s backing of Daniel Squadron in the Democratic State Senate primary (aka The Bid for the […]

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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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Letter Supports Marty or The Olds Strike Back

Friday’s guest on the Homer Fink Show, Daniel Squadron, came out last week with his plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park.  We’ll spare you the wonkery, but the main point “The Kid” made about the project was that the provision for luxury housing is a non-starter and that there needs to be a review of BBP’s […]

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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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