The 2013 mayoral race is still more than a year away, but prospective mayoral candidates haven't stopped adding to their campaign coffers.
Citing misconduct by the government, lawyers for one of John Liu’s top fundraisers will ask a judge to dismiss all charges of conspiracy to commit fraud.
State Senator Adriano Espaillat scored a legal win Thursday when a Bronx court ordered that the Board of Elections has to preserve all of the ballots cast in last week's contested primary for the 13th Congressional district where Charles Rangel is trying to hold onto his what would be his 22nd term.
A commissioner for the Board of Elections said at a meeting on Tuesday that there's still no winner in last week's primary race for the 13th Congressional district, where Charles Rangel’s lead against his nearest competitor has shrunk.
The battle to represent upper Manhattan and the Bronx continues – this time in court. A hearing to examine the vote counting process in the 13th Congressional District race will be held in New York State Supreme Court Monday afternoon.
Not so fast, Congressman Charles Rangel.
That triumphant victory speech made just before 11 p.m. on Tuesday night may have been premature. As the numbers in the 13th Congressional district continue to trickle in -- Senator Adriano Espaillat seems to have mounted a more formidable challenge to the long-serving incumbent than many first thought.
As Tuesday's Democratic primary began to close in, the candidates for New York's 8th Congressional district made their last-ditch pitches to voters in Brooklyn and southern Queens.
City Councilman Charles Barron's campaign tried to take control of its messaging after a rough week of controversial headlines by directly addressing his prospective constituents. Meanwhile, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries tried to reinforce his legislative record both in the district and on national airwaves.
A week after President Barack Obama announced his administration's policy shift on immigration, politicians and community leaders surrounded Congressman Charlie Rangel to praise his work on immigration reform.
Congressional candidate and City Councilman Charles Barron received two new endorsements days before the June 26 primary, one more controversial than the other.
The Old Mill Yacht Club building sits in front of the six-lane Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens. As the evening commute began to die down, about 30 Howard Beach residents gathered inside the red-brick building to talk about next week’s Democratic primary.
"We have a lot riding on this race," said Democratic District Leader Frank Gulluscio, a 35-year resent of Howard Beach. "The important thing is that we don't just talk about this here, but we talk about it to our neighbors and friends.
While most headlines about New York's 13th Congressional district race are crowded by incumbent Charlie Rangel and State Senator Adriano Espaillat, three more candidates are reminding voters that they are on June 26 ballot.
In a primary race with no incumbent, two very different candidates are vying to represent a congressional district that has been served by the same man for the last 30 years.
After three terms in Albany, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries is well regarded for his ability to build bridges across ...
The two candidates for the 8th Congressional district's Democratic primary made their case on air with WNYC's Brian Lehrer on Thursday. Both Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and City Councilman Charles Barron defended about their records at home and outlined their goals in Congress.
Monday night turned into a game of "spot the difference" for Harlem and Bronx residents as the candidates for the 13th Congressional district primary squared off in two televised debates.
One of the country's largest public labor unions said on Tuesday that it would spend money on behalf of Congressional candidate and Brooklyn City Councilman Charles Barron.
At a time when political candidates are holding press events to tout endorsements, a group of elected leaders met in front of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan on Monday to denounce a candidate for Congress, Brooklyn City Councilman Charles Barron.
East New Yorker residents filled the rows of a local movie theater on Thursday night to watch what could have been an explosive debate between the two Democratic candidates for Congress in the 8th district in Brooklyn. Instead, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and City Councilman Charles Barron spoke congenially about their respective platform, records and positions on issues affecting those in attendance.
Congressional incumbents and one incumbent-backed candidate received endorsements from the New York Amsterdam News on Thursday afternoon.
Brooklyn City Councilman Charles Barron and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries will face off for the second time on Thursday evening in the heart of Barron's city council district.
Six years ago, City Councilman Charles Barron and Congressman Ed Towns were in a bitter battle for Towns' seat. But on Monday afternoon, the two Brooklyn politicians stood together Barron’s East New York campaign headquarters, hands held up above their heads as a group of supporters cheered behind them.