They dance. They write poetry. They bake. They read. They’re homeless. Meet the Lower East Side Girls Club.
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Beating the Queens Democratic machine won’t be that tough–Hiram Monserrate’s already defied the NYPD.
As the Working Families Party matures, critics fear it’s turning away from its roots to become another cog in the Democratic machine.