Dem Contest Heats Up

WASHINGTON, DC — There was a time when Democrats fretted about Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign becoming a coronation.

According to that thinking, Clinton would have been left without the tests of a primary season to prepare for the November matchup against the Republican nominee.

But not anymore.

In the past two weeks, the Democratic race has gone from a relatively civil disagreement over policy to a contentious competition between Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Clinton’s institutional strength and her support among minority voters still put her in a formidable position.

But should Sanders prevail in Iowa and New Hampshire — the first states on the 2016 nominating calendar — then Clinton’s bid to succeed President Barack Obama may mean a much longer and messier path than her supporters once envisioned.


ASTORIA – New York State Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris on September 23 announced $1 million in state funding for first-ever planetarium located in the Borough of Queens.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Mitsotakis at UN Calls on Turkey to Scale Down Rhetoric

UNITED NATIONS – The European Union's response to authoritarianism and a threat to democracy, Turkey's escalating aggression, and the threat of climate change were the focus of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' brief address to the 77th United Nations General Assembly on Friday night (Athens time).

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