When the voting is done in New York next Tuesday night, campaigns, analysts, donors and others will be looking at way more than the results of the horse-race in either party.
The mayor told MSNBC that what the Democratic frontrunner promises in her platform is more important than what financial titans paid tens of thousands of dollars to hear her say behind closed doors.
The roster of delegates for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is a who’s-who of office-holders and party elders. The lineup for Sen. Bernie Sanders? Eh, not so much.
Democrats avoid talking about poverty. Republicans back policies premised on outdated ideas about the poor. And the media doesn’t take either side to task.
That guy standing next to Hillary Clinton didn’t get to talk much, but did manage to convey that he places a high priority on urban policy—an oddity for a presidential contender.
In the bluest county of one of the bluest states, and in Hillary Clinton’s political backyard, what does campaign 2016 look like?
He was out of the race. He was still on the ballot. He came in last. As the vice president mulls a third run for the White House, a look at how he fared in New York eight years ago.
The mayor’s non-endorsement, the Hillary headquarters, some 2016 handicapping and a couple beers were on the table in the latest episode of Straight Up!, the Brooklyn Independent Media reporters’ roundtable.
Will charter schools, the age difference between the candidates and Harlem’s changing racial and income demographics determine the outcome of the race between Bill Perkins and Basil Smikle?