Browsing: election 2014


The charges filed yesterday against Congressman Michael Grimm quickly became the talk of the town, as New York’s otherwise slow election season finally found some fire. As a result, the story dominated the front pages of most newspapers and websites, examining the reaction from his constituents, colleagues and competitors, analyzing the charges, and reviewing his forever-changed electoral prospects. Predictably,…


After weeks of speculation, City Councilman Domenic Recchia has publicly confirmed that he’s taking aim at incumbent Congressman Michael Grimm for a district that spans Staten Island, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Gravesend in the 2014 Congressional elections. Recchia confirmed his desire for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in an interview with the…