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Elizabeth Ritter Ends State Senate Bid as Boss Espaillat Enters Race

Elizabeth Lorris Ritter said she was "fully supportive" of Adriano Espaillat's reelection bid.

Morrisania »

Community Board Meeting Ends With Prayer After Supreme Court Ruling

The high court's recent ruling allowing prayer at public meetings earned praise at a CB3 meeting.

Upper East Side »

Let 16-Year-Olds Serve on Community Boards, Politicians Say

Councilman Ben Kallos wants to extend community board membership to older teens.

Flushing »

Queens Politicians Sing, Dance and Crack Jokes for Charity

"Legislative Acts" is a play by and about local politicians in Queens.

Williamsburg »

Little-Known Hasidic Sect Emerges as Political Powerbroker in Mayor's Race

The Hasidic sect of Aroni Jews have emerged as a powerhouse, propelling de Blasio to a primary win.

Central Harlem »

Lhota Courts Sharpton, Hoping to Gain Traction With Black Voters

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is trying to foster a good relationship with Rev. Sharpton. 

Upper East Side »

UES Council Candidate Uses Tech Background to Connect with Voters

Ben Kallos wants to publish all city contracts online and expand broadband service to low-income tenants.

Civic Center »

Police Commissioner Challenges Judge's Stop-and-Frisk Ruling on National TV

Raymond Kelly says violent crime will increase if a judge's finding on stop-and-frisk stands.

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.

Lower East Side »

From Prairies to Coal Mines, LES Art Show Captures Political Color

The "America in Color" series features citizens in front a colored backdrop for their voting preference.

Central Harlem »

Apollo Theater Hosts Debate Viewing Party

The historic Apollo Theater is hosting a debate-watch party on Oct. 16, 2012.

Fort Greene »

Dog Owners in Fort Greene Show Their Politics With Poop Bags

Who's Your Doggy? in Fort Greene is selling poop bags featuring the faces of Obama and Romney.

Fort Greene »

Laurie Cumbo Announces Run for Tish James' 35th District City Council Seat

Laurie Cumbo is entering the race for New York City Council, District 35.

Williamsburg »

Assemblyman Vito Lopez to Step Down as Brooklyn Democratic Leader

Lopez announced he would not seek to continue as the Brooklyn Democratic leader.

Wakefield »

Councilman Larry Seabrook Guilty of Fraud

Bronx City Councilman was found guilty of wire fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy charges.

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