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Rep. Espaillat Campaign Paid Thousands to Online Influencers Who Delivered Flattering Posts

The bloggers’ videos and articles do not disclose their financial ties to the Bronx and Manhattan congressman — exploiting a legal gray area as paid social media influencers play a growing role in campaigns nationally. Council candidate allies of Espaillat followed suit.

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Two Pursue Primary Against GOP-Friendly Democratic Sen. Diane Savino

Challengers hope to use the Staten Island and Brooklyn incumbent’s Republican coziness against her. But two years later, do voters still care?

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Bloomberg’s Firm Violated Sick Leave Law He Vetoed as Mayor, but Now Supports

The billionaire presidential hopeful’s media company was cited for a policy requiring workers to provide a doctor’s note after one or two sick days.

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