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Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez Eyeing Run for State Attorney General, Sources Say

Additional reporting by Reuven Blau and Yoav Gonen Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez is weighing a statewide campaign for attorney general if Letitia James leaves the seat to run for governor, eight people familiar with the matter told THE CITY.  In recent weeks, they say, Gonzalez has been making calls to his top supporters and […]

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Queens Candidates’ Life or Death Call for More Trauma Care

Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. This article was produced in partnership with The Trace. Candidates for Queens borough president are pledging to improve access to trauma centers after a data story published by The Trace, THE CITY and Measure […]

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Tiffany Cabán Lost the Queens DA Race, But She’s Still Running

Sign up for THE CITY Scoop, our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. The insurgent Democrat has been busy giving speeches, attending local rallies — and pushing presidential candidates on their criminal justice reform plans. Meanwhile, she’s been keeping in touch with the likes of Elizabeth Warren […]

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Who’s After Katz? Race for Queens Borough President Is On

With the Queens district attorney primary finally resolved, there’s a new — and potentially packed — race already on to replace Melinda Katz as borough president. Two Democrats — Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and Assemblymember Alicia Hyndman — have established their candidacies, while up to six others are waiting in the wings. But Tiffany Cabán, […]

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Katz Wins — Again — as Cabán Concedes in Queens DA Primary

Six weeks after the Queens district attorney Democratic primary, Tiffany Cabán officially conceded the race Tuesday night. Just hours after her team’s last-ditch effort to restore dozens of invalidated votes at a hearing in Forest Hills on Tuesday, the public defender addressed hundreds of backers at a beer garden in Astoria. With tears in her […]