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Are Democrats Trying to Make Ocasio-Cortez a One Term Congresswoman?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/29/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Hill reported this morning that Congressional Democrats have grown so angry with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that they want to recruit someone to primary her:

At least one House Democrat has been privately urging members of the New York delegation to recruit a local politician from the Bronx or Queens to...

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New York State Legislation Would Allow College Financial Aid for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/29/2019 at 12:00pm

Democrats in New York have tried to do this before but were stopped by Republicans. Now the Democrats are in charge in the state and it’s full speed ahead.

The College Fix reports:

New York State legislation permits college financial aid for illegal immigrants

New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo are on a...

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Charity Run by Black Lawmakers Didn’t Give Out a Single Scholarship

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/2/2019 at 12:00pm

This organization, run by black lawmakers in New York, is intended to give scholarships to underprivileged youth. They spent money on food and limos instead.

The Daily Caller reports:

Black Lawmakers’ Charity Didn’t Give Out a Single Scholarship, Top Pols Hide Financials

The caucus of black New York state lawmakers runs a charity whose...

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CUNY Students Protest Andrew Cuomo for Vetoing College Funding Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 10:00am 12/27/2018 at 10:00am

Cuomo has already given New York a “free” college program, but as you know, it’s never enough.

The New York Post reports:

Students protest Cuomo vetoing bill for more public college funding

He’s Gov. Scrooge to a group of CUNY student activists.

About 20 state-university students gathered outside Gov. Cuomo’s Midtown office Monday to protest...

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*Shocked* – Having Won NY Senate Reelection, Kirsten Gillibrand No Longer Ruling Out Running For President

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00am 11/13/2018 at 7:00am
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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is apparently exploring a run for president in 2020. She made that clear during an appearance on “The View” on Monday.

This may come as a surprise to New York voters, who were told by the senator herself just two weeks ago that she intended to...

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Sociology Class at NYU Requires Students to Write ‘Gender Autobiography’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:00am 10/19/2018 at 8:00am

What would happen if students submitted a paper with only the word “male” or “female” on it?

The College Fix reports:

NYU class has students write a ‘gender autobiography’

A sociology class at New York University requires students to write a “gender autobiography,” a paper in which the students will show “how [their] life...

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New York Law Students Walk Out to Protest Kavanaugh Confirmation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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I cannot believe these guys are going to be lawyers. Students at the Brooklyn, NYU, and Cardozo law schools walked out of their classes on Wednesday to protest the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. From The Wash...

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GOP Rep. Chris Collins Reverses Course, Will Stay on the Ballot Despite Indictment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 17, 2018 at 8:42pm 9/17/2018 at 8:42pm
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Republican Representative Chris Collins announced Monday he will stay on the ballot for the upcoming election.

Collins suspended his campaign a month ago after he was indicted on allegations of insider trading.
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New York Students to Read Marx in ‘Capitalism Versus Nature’ Course

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/13/2018 at 12:00pm

Isn’t it strange how so many young people are embracing socialism? What could be causing it?

Campus Reform reports:

New York students will read Marx in ‘Capitalism Versus Nature’ course

The New School for Social Research, a graduate school in Lower Manhattan, will offer a course next semester to explore how feminist and Marxist...

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Cuomo Nixon NY Gov Debate: Establishment vs. Shakespeare in the Park

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/30/2018 at 5:00pm

The debate between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and progressive challenger Cynthia Nixon last night made for entertaining political theater but probably won’t do much to move the needle. According to the Real Clear Politics average of polls, Cuomo has a 33.5 point lead.

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Alan Dershowitz: NY Prosecutors Pose Greater Danger to Trump Than Mueller

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:14pm 8/27/2018 at 9:14pm

On Fox and Friends Monday morning, the Harvard Law professor emeritus explained that while Trump has constitutional defenses in the federal investigation conducted by Mueller, that’s not the case in investigation currently underway at the behest of New York’s Southern District.

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70 Percent of Applicants Rejected by Andrew Cuomo’s Free College Program

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 27, 2018 at 8:00am 8/27/2018 at 8:00am
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Free college programs never seem to work out the way their advocates say they will.

The Washington Examiner reports:

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Andrew Cuomo Mansplains: America “Was Never That Great”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 7:00pm 8/15/2018 at 7:00pm
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No, Governor Cuomo. Just…no.

At an event Wednesday, New York Governor Cuomo attempted to mock Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan.

Cuomo led by saying, “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great.”

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Republican Rep. Christopher Collins Suspends His Campaign Following Indictment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/11/2018 at 6:00pm
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Earlier this week, Mary blogged about Representative Christopher Collins (R-NY) being indicted on allegations of insider trading.  Today, Collins has announced that he is suspending his reelection campaign.  It’s not yet clear who will replace him, but it seems unlikely that the GOP will lose this safe seat.

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Republican Rep. Christopher Collins Indicted on Insider Trading Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/8/2018 at 3:00pm
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Federal prosecutors announced an indictment (pdf.) against Rep. Christopher Collins (R-NY) on insider trading charges and lying to the FBI along with his son Cameron Collins and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron’s fiancee.

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Free Tuition Program in New York State Causing Confusion Among Officials and Students

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:30pm 8/5/2018 at 2:30pm

Very few people seem to understand the guidelines and rules for this program.

The Daily Caller reports:

Financial Aid Officers Fed Up Regarding Confusion Over New York’s Free College Program

State University of New York (SUNY) financial aid officers are fed up over the confusion and lack of clarity from the government surrounding the...

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Democratic Socialist Star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Worried About November Counter-Revolution

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caused one of the biggest upsets a few weeks ago when she defeated incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary.

Everything seemed fine and dandy, but now Ocasio-Cortez has accused the veteran politician of mounting a third party challenge.

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