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Glitch Leads To Erroneous Report Of Westchester Assembly Winner

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Dewey defeats Truman. Duffy defeats Abinanti.

What do they have in common? Both headlines are incorrect.

As WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported, a technical glitch on election night led to erroneous reports that two-term… 245 more words


BW Political Spotlight: Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm First African-American Woman Elected To Congress

Make you co-op-erate with the rhythm, that is what I give ‘em
Reagan is the pres, but I voted for Shirley Chisholm
– Nobody Beats The Biz – Biz Markie (1988)

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The 2014 Election: The Anger of the Entitled

There is perhaps one thing more disappointing that the silence of the non-election for the House of Representatives, New York State Senate, and New York State Assembly, which I wrote about the prior post. 1,988 more words

NY Voters To Decide On Digital Legislation

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — If New York voters approve proposition No. 2 on the ballot next week, their 213 legislators will join the digital age. Their desks in the ornate chambers of the Capitol will have computers instead of thick stacks of bills they’re supposed to read. 219 more words


Meet The Candidate: Diane Dwire

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away.

While the president and many senators do not face reelection this year there are still a number of congressional and local races that will greatly affect states and communities across the country. 101 more words

Hugh T. Ferguson

Mr. Barron Goes to Albany

One day during the last of his three terms in the City Council, Brooklyn Rep. Charles Barron—a self-described black radical and socialist representing impoverished East New York—entered the Council chamber and sat down next to Councilman Mark Weprin. 1,369 more words