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Kavanagh Named Democratic Nominee To Succeed Squadron

Kings County Politics reports that Brooklyn Democratic Party leader Frank Seddio announced support for State Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh to be the Democratic candidate for the New York State Senate seat vacated by the resignation of Daniel Squadron. That now vacant seat will be filled after a special election to be held on November 7, […]

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Times: Vito Lopez Said to be Under Federal and City Investigation

Despite his continuing dominance of the Kings County Democratic Committee, State Assembly Member Vito Lopez faces some major challenges: The New York Times: Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez, a long-serving Brooklyn Democratic leader who is widely viewed as the borough’s patronage king, is at the center of two separate federal investigations, according to several people briefed […]

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New Kings Democrats Demonstrate Against Vito, but Get Crushed in Committee

As previously announced, the New Kings Democrats held a rally early this evening, prior to the meeting of the Kings County Democratic Committee, on the steps of Borough Hall. In the clip above, NKD President Matt Cowherd introduces Lincoln Restler, candidate for male district leader in the 50th Assembly District (ballots are still being counted […]

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New Kings Democrats Plan Anti-Vito Protest This Evening

This in from New Kings Democrats: Immediately prior to the Brooklyn Democratic Party’s biennial meeting, elected officials, good government advocates, members of New Kings Democrats, and dozens of protesters will lay out their 3 point platform for reform in Brooklyn’s Democratic Party on the steps of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall. Members will then walk over to […]

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County Boss Vito Lopez Faces Challenge in Brooklyn Heights Monday

Assembly Member Vito Lopez, leader of the Kings County (Brooklyn) Democratic Party organization, stung by the defeat of his hand-picked candidates Hope Reichbach and Stephen Williamson for district leaderships in the 52nd Assembly District, as well as by the disclosure of the exorbitant salaries received by his campaign treasurer and his girlfriend as officers of […]

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The Herd for the 33rd: The Magnificent Sumthin’ Seven

Oy vey!  We have such a headache from trying to remember all the candidates for David Yassky’s New York City Council seat representing the 33rd District.  Perhaps we should give them nicknames?  Nah, too early and just too easy to go the “Snow White” route.  Anywho,  the Herd for the 33rd meet for another debate […]

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