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  • Blogs

    October 21, 2005

    Brooklyn's New Top Dem: Freddy Who?

    New Brooklyn Democratic party chief Vito Lopez (the tall guy without the hat) looms behind Mayor Mike at a mayoral housing press conference this month. ( The new leader of the city's largest Democratic organization had a tough time saying the name of his own party's standard bearer last ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2005

    Brooklyn Judge War

    Backers of Margarita Lopez-Torres, the insurgent Brooklyn civil court judge who holds the lead in the tight race for the borough's powerful surrogate judge position, say Democratic party bosses are trying to use the courts to take her victory away. With two canvasses of voting machines completed, an ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2005

    Union Gap

    At AFL-CIO, a splitting issue for the nation's biggest labor organizations

  • News

    December 23, 2003

    Underground Empire

    DUMBO’s Chic Real Estate Titan Lowballs His Workers