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Bill de Blasio Defends Hillary Clinton's Use of Private Email Account

Mayor Bill de Blasio today took the side of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the controversy over her use of a personal email account to handle national matters while serving in the Obama administration—a potential violation of federal transparency regulations. 342 more words

Veterans Legislation Passed! A Great Start for NYC.

Success!! Yesterday the NYC Council passed three bills (Ints. 611, 619, & 600) that the NYC Veterans Alliance pushed for, discussed at length, and testified on earlier this month… 310 more words

Political notes ..... 2-19-15

So our ” progressive” speaker Viverito wants money in next year’s budget for one thousand new cops . Why not spend that same money on more youth programs? 85 more words

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Mark-Viverito Slams Injunction Against Obama Immigration Order

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today tore into a Texan federal judge’s decision to block President Barack Obama’s executive order to shelter undocumented immigrants, and into the 26 right-leaning states that filed the lawsuit to prevent the program from going forward. 496 more words

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Diane Savino Calls Melissa Mark-Viverito an 'Idiot' After IDC Jab

State Senator Diane Savino was clear enough today–she thinks the speaker of the City Council is an idiot.

“Let me say this clearly Madame Speaker, you are an idiot! 355 more words

Council Speaker 'Surprised' IDC 'Suddenly' Cares About Public Housing

For Melissa Mark-Viverito, IDC may be stand for “I don’t care.”

The liberal Council speaker tweaked the Independent Democratic Conference in a radio interview today, implying the group of breakaway Democrats has not, in the past, made New York City public housing a priority in the State Senate. 527 more words

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Political notes .....2-12-15

So tired of our spineless ” progressive ” elected officials who, now intimidated by NYPD, are afraid to speak about ” broken windows ” policing . 125 more words

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