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If Kathryn Garcia was able to vote in the Bronx, she says she would choose Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez as her first choice on the ballot to become borough president. more
For the past decade, Ruben Diaz Jr., has been the Bronx’s chief advocate — roaming around the Boogie Down, promoting all it has to offer. more
Nearly three months to the day George Floyd died during an arrest by Minneapolis police officers, protesters took to the streets again in the Midwest, this time in defense of Jacob Blake, a Black man witnesses say was shot multiple times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer at point blank range. more
No matter how the primary race for the 16th Congressional District is decided once absentee ballots are counted, one thing is for sure — the people want change. And they want it now. more
Councilman Fernando Cabrera believes it’s time the Metropolitan Transportation Authority doles out hazard pay for its workers who continued to clock in during the coronavirus pandemic. more
Democrats had to choose between former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in 2016's presidential primary — and now the two are head-to-head again in a much different primary in 2020: The one deciding the fate of New York's 16th Congressional District. more
Eliot Engel is not ashamed about the fact he’s been in Congress a long time — or the fact that voters have “renewed his contract” every two years since 1989. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has returned to the Bronx after weeks of his self-imposed exile to Washington, D.C., but apparently told Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., he's concerned  because he's in the middle of what's probably the most difficult primary he's ever faced as a congressman, in a private exchange caught on camera.. more
With just weeks to go before Democratic primary, Andom Ghebreghiorgis announced Monday morning he’s dropping out the Congressional race challenging U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel, and instead will endorse fellow challenger Jamaal Bowman. more
She may not have been successful in her own primary to become the Democratic nominee for President of the United States, but U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is giving a boost to her lower-chamber colleague Eliot Engel in his own battle to keep his longtime seat in the U.S. House. more
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