Thursday, 24 July 2014

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First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

If Nancy Tong, a community liaison in Bensonhurst, wins the post of female Democratic district leader in the 47th State Assembly District, she will be the first Chinese Democratic leader in the borough, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

Based on two fundraisers recently held by John Liu – one in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan – it's clear that Liu has extensive Chinese support in his race against Queens District 11 state Sen. Tony Avella, World Journal and Sing Tao Daily report.

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Rangel Win Exposes Divisions in Latino Vote

Rangel Win Exposes Divisions in Latino Vote

As Rep. Charles B. Rangel claimed victory after holding a slim lead over state Sen. Adriano D. Espaillat in their primary election contest, the battle reflected the divisions among Latinos in East Harlem, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Immigrants Use Storytelling to Become Leaders

Immigrants Use Storytelling to Become Leaders

New American Leaders Project trains immigrants in how to gain the support of voters.

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Vote at Bronx’s CB8 Stirs Controversy

Vote at Bronx’s CB8 Stirs Controversy

Dominican-born Maria Khury lost her bid for the chairmanship of Community Board 8, in a vote some supporters deem racist, reports The Riverdale Press.

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Colombians in NY Reflect on Election

Colombians in NY Reflect on Election

Colombians in New York voted in the June 15 runoff which re-elected the incumbent, Juan Manuel Santos.

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Can Espaillat Beat Rangel the Second Time Around?

Can Espaillat Beat Rangel the Second Time Around?

Two years ago, longtime Congressman Charles Rangel survived Adriano Espaillat's primary challenge. This time, things could be different, reports El Diario/La Prensa in a political analysis.

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Astorino Critiques NY Dream Act and Pre-K

Astorino Critiques NY Dream Act and Pre-K

In a Q&A session, the Republican gubernatorial candidate said Cuomo has driven residents from the state.

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Rival Politicians March in Bronx Parade

Rival Politicians March in Bronx Parade

Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who is challenging state Sen. Gustavo Rivera, both worked the crowds at the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, The Riverdale Press reports.

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Getting Out the Dominican Vote

Getting Out the Dominican Vote

A group working to register eligible Dominican voters may help determine the outcome of the June 24 primary for a key Congressional seat, Manhattan Times reports.

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A Korean-American Mayor in 2017?

A Korean-American Mayor in 2017?

Architect He Gin Lee keeps running for the position, and insists he’s up to the job.

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