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Silver Will Stay Out of Prison Until Appeal is Heard (Updated)

Sheldon Silver will remain a free man for at least a few more weeks. He was supposed to start serving a 12-year prison sentence at the end of this month after being convicted on federal corruption charges. …

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(Audio) 65th Assembly District Candidate Forum

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On Sept. 13, Democrats competing to replace Sheldon Silver in Albany will participate in a primary election. Five …

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65AD Candidate Forum at Henry Street Settlement Aug. 23

It’s a crowded field competing for the Democratic nomination in the 65th Assembly District. The Sept. 13 primary election will likely determine who replaces Sheldon Silver in Albany (Alice Cancel is serving out the remainder of Silver’s current term). …

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65th Assembly District Candidate Forum – August 14

The Democratic Primary in the 65th Assembly District is coming up Sept. 13. Alice Cancel won a special election this past spring to fill …

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Six Candidates File For Democratic Primary in 65th AD

(Clockwise from upper left) Alice Cancel, Don Lee, Gigi Li, Jenifer Rajkumar, Yuh-Line Niou, Paul Newell.

It’s time for the second act.

In April, …

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Council Member Rosie Mendez Endorses Paul Newell For State Assembly

State Assembly candidate Paul Newell was endorsed by City Council member Rosie Mendez last week, in his bid to replace Sheldon Silver in Albany.



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Rent Guidelines Board Approves Rent Freeze for One Year Leases

Monday night’s Rent Guidelines Board meeting in Cooper Union’s Great Hall opened with chants of “Fight, fight, fight – Housing is a right!” and “El Pueblo unido jamás será vencido!” …

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Candidate Statements: Enrique Cruz, Jamie Rogers Compete to Lead CB3

Tomorrow evening, the 50 members of Community Board 3 will be choosing a new chairperson and other executive officers. …

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Yuh-Line Niou Announces Candidacy For Assembly Seat

At Hotel Chantelle on Monday evening, Yuh-Line Niou officially kicked off her campaign for Sheldon Silver’s former seat in the New York State Assembly. …

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Alice Cancel Settles Into Her New Job as Albany Lawmaker

About five weeks ago, Alice Cancel was sworn in as Sheldon Silver’s replacement in Albany. This week we caught up with the Lower East Side assemblywoman elected to represent the 65th Assembly District for the remainder of Silver’s term. …

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Friday is the Last Day to Register For Congressional Primary

Friday, June 3 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming congressional primary election, which will be held on June 28. …

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Paul Newell Wins Downtown Independent Democrats’ Endorsement For Assembly Seat

In a crowded race to fill Sheldon Silver’s former seat in the 65th Assembly District, each candidate is looking for any advantage. …

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Paul Newell Launches Campaign For State Assembly Seat

Just last month, voters elected Alice Cancel to serve the remainder of Sheldon Silver’s two-year term in the New York State Assembly. But a …

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Gigi Li Kicks Off Campaign For State Assembly Seat

The lull in the campaign for the 65th Assembly District is over. After Alice Cancel won a special election last month to serve the …

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Rivington House Neighbor Quizzes Mayor on WNYC

Can the city’s decision to lift deed restrictions on the former Rivington House nursing facility be reversed? That was the question asked of Mayor de Blasio this morning during an interview on Brian Lehrer’s WNYC program. …