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Councilman Robert Holden Edges Progressive Newcomer Juan Ardila in 30th District, Bringing End to Tumultuous Race

Councilman Robert Holden Edges Progressive Newcomer Juan Ardila in 30th District, Bringing End to Tumultuous Race

Juan Ardila, the 27-year-old progressive, came up roughly 500 votes shy against incumbent Councilman Robert Holden, with roughly 46 percent of the vote according to early tallies. Ardila hasn’t yet conceded.

Julia Salazar Won The New York State  Democratic Primary Against Longtime Politician Martin Dilan

Julia Salazar Won The New York State Democratic Primary Against Longtime Politician Martin Dilan

Dilan who was running for his ninth term in the North Brooklyn district.

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Keeps Bringing in the Endorsements

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Keeps Bringing in the Endorsements

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Discusses Democratic Socialism at Starr Bar

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Discusses Democratic Socialism at Starr Bar

Brian Jones Kraft @JayOwyns Podcaster Virgil Texas interviewed State Senate candidate Julia Salazar this Tuesday in front of a packed house at Starr Bar. “Someone once said there are decades where nothing happens, and weeks where decades happen,” said Patrick Shepherd, a volunteer for Salazar’s campaign for State Senator during the introduction. Attendees were mostly […]

Today: Speak Out Against Bushwick’s Corrupt Landlords With a Vast Community Coalition

Today: Speak Out Against Bushwick’s Corrupt Landlords With a Vast Community Coalition

Hundreds of Bushwick residents take to the streets today to protest deplorable living conditions faced by members of our own community

L Train Straphangers Propose Additional East River Tunnel to Prevent Years-Long Service Outage

L Train Straphangers Propose Additional East River Tunnel to Prevent Years-Long Service Outage

L train-dependent Brooklyn residents, business owners and officials met in Williamsburg Wednesday night to grapple with the paucity of L train service alternatives