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Democrats grapple for open Congressional seat in the Bronx

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Ruben Diaz Sr.'s enemies call him a homophobic egomaniac - more of a mini-Trump than a Democrat. But they also insist the longtime New York legislator is the man to beat in the South Bronx as Rep. José Serrano prepares to retire next year after nearly three decades in office, leaving a wide-open race in one of the poorest, most Democratic districts in America. Welcome to one of the more unusual 2020 Democratic primaries, a brewing Bronx showdown where the staunchly conservative Pentecostal reverend with a history of controversial anti-gay comments is facing off against a host of...
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