Sanders Challenges Clinton to a Brooklyn Debate

Feb 02, 16 Sanders Challenges Clinton to a Brooklyn Debate

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the two front runners in the Democratic bid to win their party’s nomination, already have a series of debates scheduled for the campaign. Coming up is a debate in New Hampshire this week; a debate in Wisconsin on February 11; and a third in March in Florida. Presumably Clinton checked her...

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Capers Nominated for US Attorney Slot

Oct 12, 15 Capers Nominated for US Attorney Slot

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The White House announced last week that it was nominating Robert L. Capers, Brooklyn’s federal prosecutor, to the position of United States attorney covering the Eastern District. That includes Queens, Staten Island, Long Island as well as Brooklyn. Capers is 44, and has served as prosecutor for over 20 years and in the Eastern...

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Boro President Adams Travels to Turkey All Expenses Paid

Aug 17, 15 Boro President Adams Travels to Turkey All Expenses Paid

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It was Borough President Redux as Eric Adams did a rerun of what his predecessor Marty Markowitz did, but with a bit more intelligence. Adams took the Turkish government up on their offer to pay for the President’s visit to Turkey, to the tune of $7,500 to cover expenses for the five day trip, just as Marty Markowitz did in 2011,...

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Brooklyn Heights Could Become Clinton’s Campaign HQ

Mar 15, 15 Brooklyn Heights Could Become Clinton’s Campaign HQ

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It is expected that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her intention to join the race for the Democratic nomination to run for president, any day now. And when that day arrives she will need a place to call her campaign home. Rumor has it that that home may be in Brooklyn. CNN reported: “Clinton and her...

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Jeb Bush Garnering Financial Advice in New York and Beyond

While many of us New Yorkers may not, yet, have our eyes on the next political election — Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush definitely does. Bush is moving quickly to garner financial support in the wealthy areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Interestingly, he is making direct personal appeals to many of the Wall Street...

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Brooklyn Bidding for DNC in 2016

Jun 08, 14 Brooklyn Bidding for DNC in 2016

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Although the Democratic National Convention has been hosted several times in New York City, and the Republican National Convention was held in 2004 at Madison Square Garden, there has never been a DNC or RNC held in Brooklyn. That might all change as Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio announced on Friday that Brooklyn, more...

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