U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has formally launched his re-election campaign with the first of a series of kick-off events.
A poll last month showed the incumbent Democrat may have a tighter race than observers expected. The Quinnipiac Poll showed Booker was ahead of little-known Republican Jeff Bell by 10 percentage points.
Booker told supporters at Camden County College on Wednesday that he is working with Republicans and Democrats on a variety of issues, including the cost of college and federal funding for programs for veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
A recent Siena College/New York Times poll showed 84-year old Representative Charles Rangel with a narrow lead over state Senator Adriano Espaillat.
The two are fighting for the 13th Congressional District which encompasses parts of Upper Manhattan and the western Bronx. At a debate Wednesday night at Lehman College in the Bronx, Espaillat focused much of his discussion on improving housing conditions and immigration reform in the predominantly Latino district.
He said Congress needs someone who understands the issues immigrants face.
A discussions on “The Future of Non-Profits and the Skills Needed to Run Them” with two people involved in The Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders. Elaine Congress is the Associate Dean for Continuing Education and Extramural Programs in the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service. Allan Luks is the Director of the Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leadership.
Retirees at a New York senior center where Anthony Weiner announced his retirement in 2011 after admitting he sent racy messages and photos have had enough.
Former Gov. David Paterson says he may run for Congress if Rep. Charles Rangel retires.
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel's Democratic primary challenger conceded on Monday, almost two weeks after a closely contested race in New York City that included allegations of polling place improprieties and even voter suppression.
If you had something to say to your congressman, what would be the best way to make yourself heard? E-mail? Facebook? A phone call? How long would it take you?