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Largely aligned on policy, NY-12 debate candidates turn to biography

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - The televised debate between two longtime Democratic House incumbents and a political outsider vying to represent Manhattan's newly drawn 12th Congressional District turned to biography Tuesday night, absent a partisan divide.
But one area of notable disagreement was whether President Biden should seek re-election, with the 38-year-old change candidate Suraj Patel embracing the idea and the elderly incumbents of three decades Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler casting doubt.
Maloney and Nadler - who were thrust into a faceoff when district lines were redrawn this year - touted...
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Democrats vying for Manhattan congressional seat agree on one thing: fix NY's bail laws

Democrats vying for Manhattan congressional seat agree on one thing: fix NY's bail laws

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

All three Democratic candidates vying to represent New York's 12th congressional district agreed the state's bail laws need to be changed.
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