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'From Grassroots to Grass-tops': Melissa Mark-Viverito Builds National Profile

The night before the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito found herself at a rally on the same stage as the woman she’d endorsed for president, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 1,474 more words

Ground Breaks on de Blasio and Cuomo-Backed Development in Brooklyn

A bevy of city and state officials—as well as former Council Speaker and Cuomo aide Christine Quinn—were on hand to fling the ceremonial first shovelfuls of dirt for a new 160-unit complex for homeless and low-income families, one funded in part through a program that has become a point of contention between the mayor and governor. 524 more words

Bill De Blasio

Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Head Up Nonprofit For Homeless Women

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn will head a nonprofit that aids homeless women and children.

The New York Times reported Thursday that Quinn will start her position Nov. 185 more words


Democratic Leader on Women's Equality Party: 'Women Should Be Happy With Democrats'

Andrea Stewart-Cousins, leader of the State Senate’s Democratic minority, today dismissed the Women’s Equality Party that Gov. Andrew Cuomo created last year as unnecessary, arguing that Democrats are the party that represents female concerns. 435 more words

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Quinn and Hochul Pledge 2016 Will Be 'Transformative Year' for Women's Equality Party

Lieutenant Gov. Kathy Hochul and former Council Speaker Christine Quinn today declared that the governor’s Women’s Equality Party—which won a row on the ballot after collecting… 754 more words

Christine Quinn

Topless Task Force Congresswoman Wants Equal Treatment for Desnudas and Naked Cowboy

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, a member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s task force to combat toplessness in Times Square, said that whatever rules the panel comes up with should apply equally to the body-painted female “ 385 more words

Bride makes adorable 89-year-old grandmother one of her bridesmaids

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Two best friends, a sister and an 89-year-old grandma — not your typical bridal party, right?

When Pennsylvania bride Christine Quinn tied the knot in May she asked one of her best friends, “Nana Betty,” to be part of her big day. 166 more words