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Eileen Markey

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Pedro Espada Loses Seat

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

WNYC

In a surprise upset, Gustavo Rivera, a college professor and Democratic activist defeated State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada in the Bronx.

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Lazio Readies for Returns

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

WNYC

The candidate for the republican gubernatorial nomination was still campaigning as some of his supporters began to trickle in and the sound system played a motivational mix of Eye of the Tiger, the theme from Rocky and Van Halen's "Dreams".

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Bloomberg Vouches for Rangel, Cuomo Hedges on Successor

Monday, September 13, 2010

WNYC
Charlie Rangel is a man who despite having had to give up the chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee amid the scandal, still has a lot of power in Washington. Mayor Bloomberg as he looks to push forward his agenda in the national level needs allies in Washington who can help him do that. Rangel is one of those people.

-City Hall Editor Edward-Isaac Dovere on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Another Year of the Woman

Monday, September 13, 2010

WNYC
Even if there is a small influx of Republican women, it seems possibly likely that so many Democratic women are going to lose their seats that we might actually see a net loss in terms of how many women are in Congress.

-Rebecca Traister, author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women on The Leonard Lopate Show

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In Espada's District, Votes for The Other Guy

Monday, September 13, 2010

WNYC

The eyes of the city's political class are focused on New York's 33rd Senate district in the northwest Bronx, where State Senate Majority Leader and Albany coup architect Pedro Espada is running for re-election against new-comer Gustavo Rivera. But many people in the neighborhood are unaware of next Tuesday's Democratic primary.

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Brooklyn Showdown: Rep. Towns and Author Powell Spar over Brooklyn Seat

Thursday, September 09, 2010

WNYC

What we have in Brooklyn is what I call a ghetto monarchy, where they are basically trying to hold onto their power for the few, a handful of people, at the expense of the masses of people in the 10th district.

--Democratic challenger (and alum of MTV's The Real World) Kevin Powell on The Brian Lehrer Show

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Demand Growing at NYC Food Pantry

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

As unemployment grows, more New Yorkers are having a hard time putting food on the table. The increased need is straining the city's nearly one thousand food pantries. Eileen Markey spent an evening waiting on line at one of them, and has this story for ...

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City Settles with Anti-War Protesters

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The City of New York has agreed to pay $2 million to anti-war demonstrators arrested in April 2003 outside the Manhattan offices of a military contractor.

After four years of litigation, the city's law department and 52 demonstrators who argued they were unjustly arrested signed the ...

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Report: DEP Bad at Making Project Deadlines

Thursday, July 31, 2008

The Department of Environmental Protection is blowing its deadlines on nearly two-thirds of the projects it supervises.

That's what an audit released today by Comptroller Bill Thompson finds. According to the audit, the city agency fails to perform sufficient oversight of jobs it awards in omnibus ...

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Grant for Businesses Displaced in 125th St. Rezoning

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Help is available for Mom and Pop businesses displaced by the contentious rezoning of 125th Street.

REPORTER: The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone today announced a $750,000 fund to aid small businesses. Hope Knight, CEO of the Empowerment Zone explained why the loans are being offered.

KNIGHT: Essentially ...

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Where the Foreclosures Are

Friday, April 11, 2008

Dwayne Jones, director of lending at the Parodneck Foundation, a nonprofit that does foreclosure default and intervention counseling, and Eileen Markey, freelance journalist, talk about the neighborhoods that are hit the hardest by the subprime mortage crisis.

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