Local congress members endorse John Liu in state Senate race
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Follow @LiamLaGuerre In his bid to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella, former City Comptroller John Liu picked up another round of support from local congressional members. Liu received endorsements on Monday from congress members Grace Meng, Gregory Meeks and Joseph Crowley, who cited his achievements as a councilman and the financial leader of the city. “John […]

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Mayor de Blasio endorses state Sen. Avella in re-election bid
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Follow @LiamLaGuerre Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday his support for state Sen. Tony Avella in the District 11 race against former City Comptroller John Liu. “Throughout this past session, Sen. Jeff Klein and Sen. Tony Avella worked tirelessly on behalf of the residents of New York City and helped make progress on issues that […]

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Liu starts state Senate campaign trail in Bayside
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PAULINA TAM The people of northeast Queens deserve “effective, result-oriented representation,” said former City Comptroller John Liu, as he kicked off his campaign for the state Senate on Friday. The Democrat called the community as the “bedrock” of New York City and promised to be a collaborator with his fellow senators as well as a […]

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Queens pols get big laughs at ‘Legislative Acts’ show
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BY NIKKI DJOKOVICH They can sing. They can act. They can legislate. Borough politicians took to the stage to perform in “Legislative Acts,” a sold-out fundraising event held Saturday night at Queens College’s LeFrak Concert Hall. The audience roared with laughter throughout the 16-act performances, which included song, dance, comedy and more. Each skit featured […]

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Queens pols face Bronx rivals in first Battle of the Boroughs Bowl
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Politicians turned into playmakers for a special touch football game. Queens and Bronx politicians faced off in the first ever Battle of the Boroughs Bowl at Monsignor McClancy High School in East Elmhurst Sunday. The touch football event was organized to raise money by collecting donations, with all proceeds going to the United Service Organizations […]

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