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Manhattan Congressional Debate: Maloney As Sincere to Nadler As Mafia Don Before a Whack

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Manhattan Congressional Debate: Maloney As Sincere to Nadler As Mafia Don Before a Whack

New York Post August 3, 2022
Urban PolicyOther

New York’s political attention is riveted on the candidate knife fight over the new congressional district covering Park Slope, but in COVID-neglected core Manhattan, we have our own knife fight: the three-way match among incumbents Carolyn Maloney and Jerrold Nadler and upstart former Obama-administration attorney Suraj Patel. The NY1/WNYC debate Tuesday night pointed up big differences — on infrastructure spending, of all things. 

Manhattan has always had two congressional reps: one representing the west side and one the east (think John Lindsay’s “silk stocking” Upper East Side and Bella Abzug’s West Side district).

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here

Photo by nzphotonz/iStock

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