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Tiffany Cabán Edging Melinda Katz in Close Queens DA Primary

Additional reporting by Savannah Jacobson and Gabriel Sandoval The Queens Machine may need a reboot. Insurgent Tiffany Cabán was leading Melinda Katz in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney late Tuesday night, upsetting the political establishment and extending the power of the borough’s progressive movement. If her razor-thin margin of victory holds, the 31-year-old […]

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Queens District Attorney Hopeful Melinda Katz Rakes in Developer Dollars

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is doubling down on developer dollars in the crowded race to become district attorney. Katz’s donors include a who’s who of the city’s multi-billion dollar real estate industry, making up roughly 29% of all the money she received between mid-January and late May, the latest campaign finance filings with the […]

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Queens DA Candidate Tiffany Cabán’s Most Zealous Donors: Her Staff

Tiffany Cabán’s grassroots campaign for Queens district attorney is drawing contributions from across the nation. But her two most frequent donors are local: two campaign staffers who together have made dozens of donations as small as $5. Cabán’s financial support is largely rooted far from the borough she seeks to serve, the public defender’s latest […]