courier politics

Candidates still picking up endorsements
News Melissa Chan 10/27/2012 at 3:01PM

The final few endorsements have been trickling in for candidates in some election races in northeast Queens. State Senator Tony Avella rolled out several boosts to his re-election campaign in the 11th District race’s final stretch, including support from the city’s Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, the [...]

Meng, Halloran go head to head in Middle Village
Meng, Halloran go head to head in Middle Village
Central Melissa Chan 10/24/2012 at 9:45AM

A state assemblymember criticized for being “too nice” and a city councilmember deemed “too aggressive” dueled in a Middle Village debate last week. The two candidates running for the open 6th District Congressional seat — Democratic Assemblymember Grace Meng and Republican Councilmember Dan Halloran — detailed their stances on hot-button federal issues and defended themselves [...]