Thursday, 18 September 2014

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In Turnaround, DA Hynes to Stay in Race

In Turnaround, DA Hynes to Stay in Race

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’ campaign says he will run for re-election on the Republican and Conservative party lines in November after losing the Democratic nominati ...

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Opinion: Will Latinos Seize this Historic Moment or Squander it?

Opinion: Will Latinos Seize this Historic Moment or Squander it?

It’s an undeniable fact that Latinos living in the United States are increasingly gaining political leverage. But it’s one thing to have power and a very different thing to use it ...

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NY Ethnic Newspapers Pick Top Stories of 2012

NY Ethnic Newspapers Pick Top Stories of 2012

With the arrival of the New Year, several New York ethnic publications highlighted the most relevant stories for their communities in 2012. Here are some of them, coming from back ...

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After Redistricting, Political Clout Remains Uncertain

After Redistricting, Political Clout Remains Uncertain

Residents in Upper Manhattan are split as to whether their City Council representative should know Spanish, found Northattan. Another of the publication's articles looked at how r ...

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Nassau Woman Becomes First Haitian in NYS Assembly

Nassau Woman Becomes First Haitian in NYS Assembly

Michaelle Solages became the first person of Haitian descent elected to New York State Assembly on November 6. However, instead of celebrating, the former photojournalist is helpi ...

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Record Election Turnout Among Chinese Voters

Record Election Turnout Among Chinese Voters

Hurricane Sandy couldn't stop Chinese voters from turning out in record numbers in Chinatown, Flushing and Brooklyn, reported World Journal, adding that the level of participation ...

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Serrano: Vote for Statehood is ‘an Earthquake in Puerto Rican Politics’

Serrano: Vote for Statehood is ‘an Earthquake in Puerto Rican Politics’

On election night, an unprecedented vote took place outside of the 50 states: Almost 61 percent of Puerto Ricans voted in favor of statehood, the first time a clear majority voice ...

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Opinion: Latinos Won. Now What?

Opinion: Latinos Won. Now What?

The impact of the Latino vote on Tuesday’s elections represents a coming of age for a growing community that has felt disrespected and invisible. Now the homework begins, says Dol ...

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History Made in NYC Elections

History Made in NYC Elections

Victories swept through Chinese, Korean and Albanian New Yorkers as one of their own became the first of their community to attain political office – in Congress for Grace Meng an ...

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Gay Voters Fearful of What a Romney Victory Could Bring

Gay Voters Fearful of What a Romney Victory Could Bring

For many gay voters an Obama defeat would set the clock back on some important victories for the LGBT community over the last four years, including the president's endorsement of ...

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Pakistani Press Reports on Sandy Through Election Lense

Pakistani Press Reports on Sandy Through Election Lense

“Sandy will determine Obama’s future,” was the headline of the lead article in Pakistan Post, a leading Urdu language weekly. ...

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