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Crown Heights »

Political Candidate Accuses Foe of Ignoring Rape Reports Without Proof

Rubain Dorancy accused Jesse Hamilton of ignoring 6 alleged rapes and assaults, with no substantiation.

Central Harlem »

On Campaign's Last Day, Rangel, Espaillat Talk Experience

Rangel said his decades in office are a plus, but Espaillat said the congressman overstayed his welcome.

Central Harlem »

Former President Bill Clinton Endorses Charles Rangel

The move is the latest in the escalating endorsement race between Rangel and Adriano Espaillat.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Heights Cinema Launches Fundraiser to Buy Digital Projector

Owner Kenn Lowy is hoping to raise $30,000 before the end of March or his theater may not survive.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Nonprofit Launches $5M Campaign for Youth Education

The Red Hook Initiative kicked off "500 Futures" that will assist 500 young people in Red Hook.

Fort Greene »

Pro-Development PAC Donation Causes Bad Blood in 35th District Race

Jobs for New York is canvassing Fort Greene on behalf of City Council candidate Laurie Cumbo.

East Williamsburg »

Scandal-Plagued Candidate Vito Lopez Cancels Rare Public Appearance

Vito Lopez canceled his first scheduled appearance at the nonprofit he founded.

Astoria »

Queens BP Candidate Peter Vallone Brands Himself as 'Superhero'

As borough president, though, Peter Vallone would be more like a cheerleader, he said.

Upper West Side »

UWS Council Candidate Debra Cooper Touts Record on Women's Rights

Cooper said her reputation as a women's rights leader will give her a boost in the race. 

Civic Center »

John Liu Sees Hope for Mayoral Bid Despite Campaign Frustrations

The struggling comptroller had a sandwich with DNAinfo New York, and said his campaign's far from done.

Midtown »

Alex Meadows Drops Out of Race for Quinn's Council Seat, Report Says

Corey Johnson and Yetta Kurland will now face off in the September Democratic primary.

Midtown »

Spitzer Beating Stringer in Comptroller Race, Poll Says

According to a Marist poll, the former governor leads his potential Democratic rival by 9 points.

Union Square »

Spitzer Faces Uphill Battle in Bid to Get Name on Ballot, Experts Say

Eliot Spitzer has to collect thousands of signatures before the Thursday deadline.

Union Square »

On Day One, Spitzer Greets Voters, the Press and Hecklers

The former governor visited Union Square to kick off his campaign for New York City comptroller.

New York City »

First Head-to-Head for Weiner and Quinn Goes Off Without a Hitch

Candidates Anthony Weiner and Christine Quinn debated for the first time Wednesday night.