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Lawyer, activist, and amateur historian from New York City.

Groups: New York State

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Diaries published: 59 (125 days since last diary on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 09:12 AM PST)

Comments posted: 456 (125 days since last comment on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 09:12 AM PST)

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Most Recommended Diary: Judge Blocks Bloomberg- hearing set for 11:30am on fate of Zuccotti, 184 comments, 204 recommends

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In the race to succeed New York City Speaker Sheldon Silver, the New York City delegation is starting to coalesce around Carl Heastie. Given the obvious difficulty in dislodging legislative leaders ...
by janosnation
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 09:12 AM PST with 0 Recommends
This is a book review from my site on New York City history, . I began reading Machine Made before the Sheldon Silver scandal broke, but as today’s political machines jockey to replace ...
by janosnation
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 08:24 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Courtest of The Daily Mail UK. Apu: “Today, I am no longer an Indian living in America. I am an Indian-American.” Lisa: “You know, in a way, all Americans are immigrants. Except, of course ...
by janosnation
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 12:19 PM PST with 14 Recommends
We cannot let up until Silver is the least powerful entity in this photo. For a brief moment on Sunday night, newspapers were reporting that Sheldon Silver had stepped down as Speaker. Now his ...
by janosnation
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 04:48 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Courtesy of NY Daily News. (Pictured with Vito Lopez.) I was attracted to the DailyKos back in the day because its mantra was simple: more and better Democrats. Sheldon Silver is a bad Democrat and ...
by janosnation
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 05:13 AM PST with 80 Recommends
Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. F.E.C. unleashed a torrent of outrage about the dirty influence of corporate money in politics. Despite activist efforts, ...
by janosnation
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 08:28 AM PST with 20 Recommends

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