Dan O'Connor

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Nydia Velazquez Wins 7th Congressional District Primary

    Nydia Velazquez, a 20-year veteran congressional representative, cruised through a fiercely contested Democratic primary today to win the party nomination. With 97 percent of polls reporting last night, Velazquez took 58 percent of the vote, crushing her strongest challenger, City Council member Er ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    New Yorkers Vote In Congressional Primaries Today

    Between the weirdly unseasonable timing and the minimal press attention, you might not know it, but today is primary day in New York's congressional and senate races. Given the city's one-party monoculture, the primary races are generally where he action is. Here's a quick guide to the races being ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2012

    Can Occupy Wall Street Trust Its Own Candidate?

    Running for Congress, George Martinez calls himself the Occupiers' candidate. The rest of the movement isn't so sure.