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PAC Tied to Challenger Slams Congresswoman Over Alleged Links to Sheldon Silver

Brooklyn residents have been receiving campaign literature blasting Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez over an alleged link with convicted  former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver—and behind the mailers is a well-funded political action committee connected to her long-shot challenger. 583 more words

Sheldon Silver

Brooklyn Dems Mourn Loss of Fallen Boss Vito Lopez

Leaders of the Kings County Democratic Party—the organization former Assemblyman Vito Lopez kept under his thumb for seven years until deposed by scandal—today lamented the once-powerful politician’s… 731 more words

Vito Lopez

Erik Dilan Defends 'Musical Chairs' With Rafael Espinal

Former Brooklyn Councilman and current Assembly candidate Erik Dilan yesterday defended his electoral two-step with his protégé, Councilman Rafael Espinal–who took Mr. Dilan’s old council seat in January, opening up the Assembly seat Mr. 379 more words

Vito Lopez

Working Families Party Backs Challenger to Martin Dilan

The union-backed Working Families Party has endorsed Williamsburg activist Debbie Medina in her Democratic primary challenge to six-term Bushwick State Senator Martin Dilan, sources tell the  490 more words

Working Families Party

Former Councilman Erik Dilan Will Run for State Assembly: Sources

Erik Dilan, a former Brooklyn councilman, will run for a vacant assembly seat that overlaps with his old City Council district, according to two sources familiar with his thinking. 207 more words


Nydia Velázquez Unfazed by Potential Challengers

Two years ago, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez fended off a furious challenge backed by then-Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez. 

This year, at least so far, her path to re-election appears to be clearer. 428 more words


Ex-Councilman Erik Dilan Is Keeping His Options Open

A run for the Assembly? Another shot at Congress? The private sector? Something else?

Former Brooklyn Councilman Erik Dilan says he’s looking at all of the above. 439 more words