Easy Ride back to Congress for Clarke

By NATHANIEL BUTLER Republicans have given up on the race for the congressional district that stretches from central Brooklyn south to the inlets of Jamaica Bay, and Rep. Yvette Clarke won an…

Poverty Overlooked in Presidential Race

What can government do to help the poor break out of poverty? According to Jeffrey Maclin, spokesman for the Community Service Society of New York, the answer is that it’s…

Easy Win for Jeffries for 3rd Term in Congress

By JOSEPH MODICA This year, Republicans didn't mount a fight for any of Brooklyn’s congressional districts. “What's the point?” said Marine Park resident Yellena Hopper. “ hasn't voted Republican since Reagan.”…

Asian American Election Role Grows

By MELODY CHAN This year’s electorate will be the country’s most “racially and ethnically diverse” ever, according to Pew Research Center. Yet, Asian American voters are still an afterthought during…

Many Young Voters Favor Minority Party Candidates

By ALEXANDRA SEMENOVA In a largely negative presidential race with front-runners who have alienated voters from their Republican and Democratic parties, third-party hopefuls are drawing well among young voters. But…
Trump’s drive to win over black voters

Trump’s drive to win over black voters

By BRENNEN JOHNSON   Donald Trump has gone to the churches in an attempt to pick up his dismally low showing of black Protestant support, but interviews with voters in Brooklyn…