rawstory.com — 1+ min ago
New Yorkers vote in Democratic primary for post-pandemic mayor
New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams smiles during a event in Brooklyn on June 21, 2021 ... They will succeed unpopular far-left Democrat Bill de Blasio, who has been mayor since January 2014. ... Kathryn Garcia, another moderate, and Maya Wiley, a Black lawyer specializing in civil rights who was ... endorsed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are bidding to become New York's first woman mayor. ... "There's a lot at stake here," said Columbia University politics expert Lincoln Mitchell, citing issues ... ...
alternet.org — 2+ min ago
Republicans run into early headwinds in two critical Senate races
The first of those is a new poll from the _Des Moines Register_ showing that nearly two-thirds of Iowa ... since Democrats now control the White House and both chambers of Congress. ... Chuck Grassley of Iowa a speedy and full recovery from COVID-19 so that he could run for reelection in ... "Pat McCrory has a commanding advantage," Burr told Politico. ... surprise endorsement of hard-right Congressman Ted Budd, according to Politico. ... ...
politico.com — 5+ min ago
Oversight board seeks cop's termination after Garner death
The Civilian Complaint Review Board, which is bringing the charges, is seeking Pantaleo's termination ... from Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch, who was front and center. ... The police officer charged with misconduct in Staten Island resident Eric Garner's 2014 death will face ... But citing a potential federal case, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD delayed disciplinary proceedings ... Delivered daily by 6 a.m., New York Health Care is your guide to the day's top health care news and policy ... ...
politico.com — 7+ min ago
Cuomo says de Blasio making legalistic excuses for not releasing Garner officer records
Governor Andrew Cuomo said Mayor Bill de Blasio should not use state law as a "scapegoat" for not releasing ... The Legal Aid Society sought a summary of of Officer Daniel Pantaleo's disciplinary file from the Civilian ... Complaint Review Board, and after a judge ordered it be released, the city appealed. ... De Blasio spokesman Eric Philips said the governor's position is "not responsible" and that if Cuomo ... the disciplinary records of an officer involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, which the city is ... ...
politico.com — 7+ min ago
Mother of Eric Garner says she will not vote for de Blasio
two years ago, by Council members Rory Lancman, Jumaane Williams and Robert Cornegy. ... him the support of Gwen Carr, whose son, Eric Garner, died of a police chokehold months after de Blasio ... of the Public Safety Committee -- where the bill is being held -- told POLITICO New York in a text message ... Johnnie Greene of Harlem, a vocal critic of de Blasio, cautioned the mayor: "Do not take our vote for ... Al Sharpton and a one-time de Blasio employee. ... ...
cc.com — 10+ min ago
Bill de Blasio Pt. 1 - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart | Comedy Central US
Samantha Bee explains why Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri kicked a rogue Syrian franchise out of his ... Toronto crack Mayor Rob Ford sends a violent message to a local prisoner and Justin Bieber assaults a ... The Algerian Henry Kissinger gives up on diplomacy in Syria, and Al Qaeda splits with another insurgent ... Bill de Blasio reflects on replacing Mayor Bloomberg, and faces his pizza-eating technique's harshest ... An ex-Port Authority official claims his high school non-acquaintance Chris Christie knew the truth behind ... ...
ny1.com — 10+ min ago
'Agents of the City' emails released
de Blasio and City Hall. ... real reason Mayor de Blasio started doing town halls? ... than 4,000 pages of emails involving Mayor Bill de Blasio's communications with outside consultants. ... is led by longtime outside adviser Jonathan Rosen. ... request for all correspondence between City Hall and the powerful consulting firm BerlinRosen, which ... ...
meadvilletribune.com — 10+ min ago
Senate begins to move Down syndrome abortion ban
Frank Burns of Cambria County, Rep. Mark Longietti of Mercer County and Rep. ... Todd Stephens of Montgomery County and Wendi Thomas of Bucks County -- voted against the measure. ... HARRISBURG -- The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved legislation Monday that would ban ... to the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-choice research group, based in New York. ... Todd Polinchok of Bucks County, Rep. ... ...
rawstory.com — 12+ min ago
Texas governor kills bill that would teach children about domestic violence
Joe Moody, D-El Paso, and included in Republican House Speaker Dade Phelan's bipartisan criminal justice ... Greg Abbott speaking at FreePac, hosted by FreedomWorks, in Phoenix, Arizona (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) ... Texas used close to 1,800 times over the course of 40 years, according to a Dallas Morning News Investigation ... rehabilitation among young inmates, he felt the bill conflicted with the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure ... Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, which called for the ban on using statements obtained through hypnosis ... ...
axios.com — 13+ min ago
Supreme Court deals blow to the unraveling NCAA model
The NCAA model is unraveling Axios...