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17 Jan
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Statement from NYS Democratic Committee Chairman on Martin Luther King Jr. and Legacy

NASSAU COUNTY, NY: New York State Democratic Party Chair Jay S. Jacobs released the following statement:  “While we must celebrate the progress MLK and his legacy has attained, we need to understand how much more needs to be done. There continues ...

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15 Jan
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Westchester County Democratic Committee Mourns the Loss of Former Chair

For Immediate Release WESTCHESTER COUNTY (January 15, 2022) — The Westchester County Democratic Committee (WCDC) mourns the loss of former County Chair and Board of Election Democratic Commissioner Reginald Lafayette. Lafayette passed away suddenly this morning, January 15. The cause ...

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08 Jan
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President Biden and Vice President Harris’ Comments on the Jan. 6 Anniversary

NYDems | Jan. 7, 2022 ICYMI: The White House released the following Talking Points from the President and Vice President’s Remarks about January 6th Yesterday, the President and Vice President delivered remarks commemorating the one-year anniversary of the January 6th ...

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04 Jan
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Majority Leader Schumer’s Floor Remarks on the Anniversary of the January 6th Insurrection and the Need for the Senate to Act to Defend Our Democracy 

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding how President Trump’s Big Lie led to both the January 6th insurrection and Republican assaults on voting rights across the country, and the need for the Senate ...

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23 Dec
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Statement from NYS Democratic Chairman on the NYS GOP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 23, 2021 STATEMENT FROM NYS DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN ON THE NYS GOP  NASSAU COUNTY, NY: New York State Democratic Chairman Jay S. Jacobs has released the following statement: “The NYS GOP’s Social Media accounts recently employed a Euphemism ...

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22 Dec
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Progressive Congressmen Bowman and Jones Take Divergent Paths during First Year in Office

David Propper | The Journal News/lohud | Dec. 22, 2021 “Since taking office on Jan. 3, Bowman and Jones have faced the balancing act of being prominent voices for a national progressive movement as freshman lawmakers while trying to satisfy the needs ...

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21 Dec
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Thirteen Democratic County Chairs Endorse Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Campaign

For Immediate Release: 12/21/21 NEW YORK – Adding to the list of prominent New York officials backing Governor Kathy Hochul’s campaign, thirteen additional Democratic county chairs today announced their endorsement of the governor’s candidacy. Governor Hochul has now received the endorsement ...

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22 Nov
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The 2021 Westchester Power 100

Congratulations State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, and State Senator Shelley Mayer—a powerful 1, 2, and 3! “Westchester County has shifted blue over the past several years. While Republicans regained ground in the 2021 elections ...

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20 Nov
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It’s a Big Deal: House Passes President Biden’s Build Back Better Act 

NOVEMBER 19, 2021  Less than one week after President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal into law, the United States House of Representatives passed President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, moving the bill one step closer to becoming law. The ...

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09 Nov
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Bowman takes heat from local Dems for voting against Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure bill

“Bowman, along with five other progressive congressional Democrats, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, rejected the bill…. The other two congressmen who represent Westchester, Mondaire Jones and Sean Patrick Maloney, voted for the bill. “Bowman, a Yonkers resident, said in a statement ...

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