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7th congressional district

Chinatown Banker Yungman Lee Challenges U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez

A Chinatown community banker is taking on U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez in next year's Democratic Primary. Yesterday in a banquet hall alongside the Manhattan Bridge, 63-year-old Yungman Lee announced his candidacy for the 7th Congressional District, which includes sections...

Rep. Velazquez Speaks Out Against East Broadway Bar

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez was on the Lower East Side yesterday, campaigning during the final weekend before Tuesday's Democratic Primary.  In an appearnce at Primitive Christian Church on East Broadway, she injected herself into a hyperlocal issue: a proposed...

TLD Interview: Congressional Candidate Erik Dilan

On June 26th, voters on the Lower East Side and elsewhere within the sprawling 7th Congressional District will have a choice: send U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez back to Washington or opt for one of three challengers.  As the Democratic...

TLD Interview: U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez

Nydia Velazquez has represented the Lower East Side in Congress for the past 20 years.  But this spring, as she campaigns for the Democratic Primary to be held June 26th, Rep. Velazquez is getting to know quite a few...
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Photo: Looking south on Bowery from East 4th Street. Photo by Joel Raskin. In the news this past week:...
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