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24 Mar
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Senator Schumer on S.1., For the People Act

For Immediate Release Date: March 24, 2021 TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Rules Committee Hearing On S.1., The For The People Act, Legislation To Strengthen American Democracy Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the ...

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18 Mar
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March 16th Village Elections

Great results from Tuesday’s village elections! Congratulations to all our elected Democrats and their supporters, and sincere thanks to all who ran. BRIARCLIFF MANOR: Howard Code (Justice) BRONXVILLE: William Fredericks (Trustee) ELMSFORD: Robert Williams (Mayor); Matthew Evans, Sydney Henry Jr., ...

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15 Mar
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CE Latimer Statement on Situation in Albany

“The results of these two [the AG and NYS Assembly] investigations represent the rule of law and the process that protects all of us… If truth leads us to lose our position of authority, then let truth be done… We ...

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01 Mar
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George Latimer’s Re-election Bid

George Latimer Finds Himself in Unfamiliar Political Territory: Election Favorite Mark Lungariello | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | Mar. 1, 2021 “…Latimer, 67, doesn’t appear to be facing a primary challenge, bucking a trend of longtime Democratic politicians facing younger opponents ...

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25 Feb
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An Appreciation of Lawrence Otis Graham

Westchester Loses a Treasure: An Appreciation of Lawrence Otis Graham David McKay Wilson | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | Feb. 23, 2021 Lawrence Otis Graham, the Westchester writer whose books on the African American experience won national acclaim, provided a trenchant look into ...

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11 Feb
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2021 Convention Wrap-up

Congratulations to George Latimer on his endorsement for a second term as Westchester County Executive at last night’s Westchester County Democratic Committee convention. (It was nearly unanimous—with ten abstentions and six write-ins—but two of those were for George, one blank, ...

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31 Jan
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Peekskill Dems Nominate McKenzie

Peekskill Democrats Nominate Vivian McKenzie for Mayor; Would Be First African-American Woman to Ever Hold Seat McKenzie Would be Ground-Breaking Candidate and Would Become Only the Second African American Woman to Lead a Westchester County Town or City For Council, ...

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25 Jan
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How the MLK Statue in White Plains Came to Be

The MLK statue in White Plains is a familiar landmark to many of us. We hope you’ll enjoy hearing about how it came to be from Clinton I. Young Jr., former Mayor of Mount Vernon and the Westchester County Board ...

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18 Jan
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Mayor Rainey Won’t Seek Re-election

Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey Won’t Seek a Third Term this Fall Michael P. McKinney | Rockland/Westchester Journal News | Jan. 15. 2021 PEEKSKILL — Mayor Andre Rainey isn’t planning to seek a third term as mayor this fall. Rainey, a Democrat who ...

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16 Jan
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Senator Schumer on Trump’s Second Impeachment

Schumer Statement on the Bipartisan Impeachment of President Donald J. Trump by the House of Representatives   Jan. 13, 2021 | Brooklyn, NY — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the bipartisan impeachment of the President of ...

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