As Democratic President Barack Obama swept to a re-election victory Tuesday night, Brooklyn voters sent a Republican and a conservative Democrat to Albany to represent their newly drawn Senate districts.
The American Jewish Comittee released suvery results that indicate a split among Jewish denominations regarding the presidential candidates. Orthodox Jews favor Mitt Romney while most other denominations surveyed favor Obama. Councilman David Greenfield is opposed to creating a “Super Jewish” City Council district encompassing all of Borough Park, the Yeshiva World News reports. He says Read more »
Politics in Brooklyn’s newly created “super-Jewish” district are heating up as Democrat Simcha Felder continues his full-court press against Republican David Storobin in an increasingly bitter race for state senate. Even as the two candidates gear up for the primary elections on Thursday, their campaigns are locked in a fierce legal battle over fraud allegations against Senator Storobin.