Bill de Blasio eyeing run for Nadler’s Congress seat

Bill de Blasio eyeing run for Nadler’s Congress seat

Ex-Major Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday that he is looking to run for a newly redrawn Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn congressional seat. De Blasio announced on Twitter that he formed an exploratory committee for New York’s newly redrawn 10th Congressional District, which The Post first reported Tuesday he is eyeing for a political comeback. “Our … Read more

NYC Jews latest to claim discrimination after gerrymander

NYC Jews latest to claim discrimination after gerrymander

Some Brooklyn lawmakers say the court-ordered redraw of congressional maps discriminates against the borough’s Orthodox Jewish community and are urging the state judge overseeing the gerrymandering case to place all Jewish neighborhoods into one district. “We are writing to share with you our deeply held belief the congressional lines, as currently drawn, are discriminatory against … Read more

Juan Orlando Hernandez’ Lawyer Wants El Chapo, Trump, Obama to Testify at Drug Trial in Brooklyn – NBC New York

Juan Orlando Hernandez’ Lawyer Wants El Chapo, Trump, Obama to Testify at Drug Trial in Brooklyn – NBC New York

The attorney for former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said he wants to call notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to stand as one defense witness in his high profile drug trafficking case in New York federal court. “We’re going to subpoena El Chapo,” said defense attorney Raymond Colon. “If the judge orders it, … Read more