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Governor Andrew Cuomo called a special election today to fill the seat of former Congressman Michael Grimm, setting an election date for May 5. Though Grimm officially resigned amid charges of fraud over a month ago, Cuomo took his time acknowledging the vacancy, prompting a federal lawsuit which forced the governor to start the electoral process. The New York Observer…

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Richmond County District Attorney Daniel Donovan has been named the Republican candidate for the not-yet-called special election to replace disgraced Congressman Michael Grimm. The Staten Island Advance reports: Party Chairman John Antoniello selected Donovan after interviewing him, as well as Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, on Saturday morning with executive committee members. Party bylaws allow the chairman to be…

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“Politics are a labyrinth without a clue.” – John Adams BETWEEN THE LINES: More than a year ago, Congressman Anthony Weiner resigned after he admitted taking part in virtual trysts with other women over the course of several years. The stupidity of that incident — and numerous others that preceded it — has apparently not penetrated the minds of shameless…

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A grand jury decided not to indict the beloved monsignor of Marine Park’s Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church on sex abuse charges. Thomas Brady, a longtime priest at Good Shepherd (1950 Batchelder Street) was arrested in October 2011, following allegations that he attempted “inappropriate sexual contact” and lewd comments with teenage boys. According to the…