Members of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Bar Association joined Judge Ushir Pandit-Durant (center) and U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (backrow center), the Queens Democratic Party leader for an event at the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club in Long Island on Wednesday. // Photo Courtesy of Ali Najmi

SAICBA-Q Reflects Growing Influence in Queens

By David Brand Members of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Bar Association joined Judge Ushir Pandit-Durant and U.S. Rep. Joe

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic nominee for New York’s 14th Congressional District, high-fives a voter on primary election day in June. Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Ocasio-Cortez Stumps, Fundraises Across the U.S.

Is it possible to leverage 17,000 votes into a national political movement? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is trying.

The 28-year-old liberal activist, who was nearly unknown outside of Queens and the Bronx until a surprise June victory over a 10-term incumbent in New York’s Democratic congressional primary, has been crisscrossing the country in recent weeks to stump for fellow progressives.

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Rep. Joe Crowley, left, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez // photos courtesy House.gov and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Election Law Quirk Holds Crowley Captive to WFP Party Line

By David Brand The race for the 14th Congressional District resumed with a tweet. On Thursday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic nominee

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