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Cuomo Endorses Meng, Robos in Queens Congressional Race

Monday, June 25, 2012

Late last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed a number of candidates running in the Democratic primaries for Congress--with one notable exception. Cuomo made no endorsement in the 6th Congressional District in Queens, where two state legislators and member of the local city council are heading to a showdown in the polls tomorrow.

On Monday, Cuomo announced that he was making an endorsement in the race, backing Assemblywoman Grace Meng's bid.

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Lancman Goes After Opponents on Israel, National Security

Monday, June 18, 2012

A week before the Congressional primary elections, Assemblyman Rory Lancman’s campaign is casting his opponents as weak on Israel and national security in a new piece of mail.

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A Question of Crisis Rises in the Queens Congressional Primary Race

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Rarely does a Democratic primary in New York City consist of candidates wildly out of sync on major policy issues. It’s not surprising that campaigns try over the course of a race to put space between their candidate and the rest through nuanced arguments over core issues.

Out in the 6th Congressional race in Queens, Assemblyman Rory Lancman’s campaign is trying to do just that when it comes to Social Security.

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Grace Meng, Flushing's Favorite Daughter, Wants to Bring Her Nice-Gal Politics to Washington

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Besides winning the straw poll for political Ms. Congeniality, Assemblywoman Grace Meng’s immigrant family and political do-it-yourself background has positioned her as the aspirational candidate in the Democratic primary for the 6th Congressional district in Queens.

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The Weekend in Politics, Congressional Edition

Monday, June 04, 2012

It was a busy weekend for candidates running for Congress across New York City. Here are some of the highlights.

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Ackerman Backs Meng's Bid for Congress

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Congressman Gary Ackerman, whose retirement created the open seat in the 6th Congressional district in Queens, announced Tuesday he was supporting Assemblywoman Grace Meng's campaign for Congress.

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