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Kid Talks BBP Plan

Today,  Daniel “Kid” Squadron laid out his plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park at a press conference on Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street.  The Democratic upstart is challenging three decade incumbent NYS Senator Martin Connor in the September 9 primary.  Squadron will be on the November ballot regardless of the primary outcome via the Working Families […]

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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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Connor, Squadron to Debate

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 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 Street]. Both candidates will be […]

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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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Marty on LICH: They’re Closing the Maternity Ward?

The saga of the downsizing of Long Island College Hospital continued this week with local representatives calling for a little sanity to be injected into the situation.  LICH owners Continuum Partners are trying to dig the hospital out of a $170 million hole by cutting beds, services and selling some of its building.   NY […]

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Squadron’s Camp Responds to Push Poll Controversy

Well, we’ve got a “turkey” of denials regarding the alleged telephone “push poll” that was reportedly conducted by somebody running for the NYS senate seat representing the 25th District last week.  Josh Kriegman from Daniel Squadron’s campaign writes to BHB, “The campaign has not engaged in push polling and will not do so.” So either […]

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With All this Chatter About “Push Polling”, Let’s Try One!

The 25th district State Senate campaigns of both GOP candidate John Chromczak and incumbent Martin Connor have denied that their camps were behind an alleged “push poll” conducted via telephone in Brooklyn Heights last week.  Connor calls the practice “unethical”.  Democrat/WFP candidate Daniel Squadron’s campaign has yet to respond to BHB’s request for comment on […]

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Connor Campaign: Push Poll? Not us.

From the BHB Inbox comes this response to our story yesterday about a supposed “push poll” being conducted in Brooklyn Heights from Connor campaign director Mike Barfield: “The Connor campaign did not conduct the push poll that many of our supporters in Brooklyn report receving this weekend. Push polls are unethical and and insulting to the public that they mislead. […]

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The Village Voice on the Marty vs Kid Battle

Looks like the Village Voice is leaning towards State Senator Martin “Marty” Connor in the race for the 25th state senate district.  The beatnik’s favorite newspaper sees the race as Chuck Schumer’s “Wal-Mart” empire (Squadron) versus a mom and pop hardware store (Connor).  Witness these passages:

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