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The Power and Politics of Norman Seabrook's COBA

His union might not have grabbed as many headlines as the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, or turned out as many voters to the polls as 1199 SEIU—but for more than two decades as the head of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, Norman Seabrook cultivated deep ties with politicians from both parties, solidifying the power of his union. 2,021 more words

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Before the Renaming for Dinkins, There Was Koch, RFK and FDR

There was a bit of confusion, celebration and head scratching last Friday when Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he was planning to rename the Manhattan Municipal Building at 1 Centre Street after his old boss, former Mayor David Dinkins. 169 more words

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