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Some call it as valuable as a campaign donation, but endorsements are flowing out of New York City’s political establishment, with many ending up at the foot of candidates in local races. more
As a young boy, Charles Moerdler remembers the bombs Nazis dropped night after night on London during their World War II blitzkrieg. Now, well into his 80s, he never thought he’d have to experience such terror again. more
U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman is backing a congressional bill many say already is dead on arrival that intended to restrict American financial aid to Israel.  But one outspoken critic of the congressman apparently has had enough, pushing an online petition condemning Bowman's move. more
It's hard to forget the last time Avi Weiss and Jamaal Bowman exchanged views on Israel, considering it made national news. But the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale's founding rabbi isn't ready to give … more
For U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman, I hope this finds you and your family well. Now that you’ve assumed office as our representative, my blessings for your success. I continue, however, to be deeply concerned — upset by your stance on Israel. Most recently, your criticism of Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank). more
Jamaal Bowman is set to be sworn in as the 16th Congressional District’s next representative in just a couple weeks. But he’s still being asked about an exchange that happened right here in the pages of The Riverdale Press last summer. more
Electing Democrats used to be something Barack Obama did all the time. And two terms as President of the United States isn’t going to stop that. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel says the "numbers are clear." It will be Jamaal Bowman representing the Democratic ticket for New York's 16th Congressional District in November, not him. 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
It wasn't too long ago when many political observers believed the race to watch was the one in the 15th Congressional District where a dozen of the Bronx's (and Manhattan's) biggest names are vying to succeed the retiring Jose E. Serrano in what's considered by the Cook Political Report as the most Democratic district in the country. more
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