New Kings in the Press



New York Times, August 31, 2017

In Brooklyn, Challenging the Party Establishment 

Gotham Gazette, August 13, 2017

Special Elections Deserve Democratic Deliberation, Not Backroom Deals

NY1 Online, July 13, 2017

A constitutional convention debate

Spectrum News, June 27, 2017

Making the Case for a Constitutional Convention

Brooklyn Daily, January 26, 2017

Dem leaders push back reforms — again!

Kings County Politics, June 15, 2016

Three Dem Clubs Put Out New Reform Platform

Gotham Gazette, April 7, 2016

Forget the Brooklyn Presidential Debate, the Real Battle is New York State

Kings County Politics, March 9, 2016

New Kings Democrats Elect Anusha Venkataraman As Club’s New President

New York Times, August 6, 2015

Republican Debate: Analysis and Highlights (How It Played)

NY Daily News, May 17, 2013

As Vito Lopez focuses on City Council seat, politicians rally to block him from City Hall

NY Daily News, April 18, 2013

Protesters attend Assemblyman Vito Lopez's fundraiser for possible City Council run

Gothamist, April 5, 2013

Liberal Democrats Want City Council To Be A "Molester Free Zone"

Politicker, April 4, 2013

‘Molester Free Zone’ Launched After Vito Lopez Files for City Council

Politicker, January 4, 2013

Skeptical Democrats Grill Redistricting Commission in Brooklyn

The New Yorker, September 24, 2012


Capital New York, September 20, 2012

Reform Democrats claim widespread voter fraud in Hasidic Williamsburg

Daily News, September 6, 2012

Vito Lopez's grab for party power must be stopped

City & State, March 10, 2012

Velazquez Addresses Dilan Challenge, Jeffries And Barron Face Tough Questions

Brooklyn Reform Coalition Press Release, March 9, 2012

Brooklyn Reform Coalition Takes Aim At Borough Corruption With Campaign To Recruit Political Candidates To Run For Local Office

City & State, March 9, 2012

Brooklyn Reform Political Clubs To Form Coalition

Dissent Magazine, August 29, 2011

The Mechanics: Brooklyn’s New Kings Democrats and the Machine

Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, September 7, 2010

New Kings Dems May Steal Crown From Lopez

Village Voice, September 8, 2010

Obama's Troops Take on Brooklyn Boss Vito Lopez

WNYC, The Brian Lehrer Show, August 31, 2010

Talking Politics: County Leaders

City Hall, August 31, 2010

The Pitched, Heated, Wild Battles For Unpaid, Obscure Positions

Bushwick BK, August 18, 2010

Lopez Challenge Fails; Duran on Ballot

The New York Observer, PolitickerNY, August 17, 2010

Vito Lopez in Court Today Trying to Knock Challenger Off The Ballot

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 12, 2010

Suddenly, District Leader Races Are Hot This Summer

Bushwick BK, August 11, 2010

Lopez Uses Big Hammer on Small Opponents

Brooklyn Based, August 3, 2010

DIY Politics

The Brooklyn Paper, July 20, 2010

Vito to Rivals:You Want a Spot on the Ballot? Fight for It

Greenpoint Gazette, June 3, 2010

The Reformer: Lincoln Restler

The Local Blog of the New York Times, June 7, 2010

Two Challengers Vie for Democratic Party Seats

NY Daily News, May 20, 2010

Inspired by Obama, Here Comes a New Breed of Candidate: Career Pols Will Try to Undermine Them

Boro Politics, May 18, 2010

Cohn heads! Steve wants his son to take his district leader seat

The Brooklyn Paper (now hosted on the New York Post site), May 17, 2010

Lopez Strengthens His ‘Vito’ Power With ‘Loyal’ Lackeys

City Hall, May 12, 2010

Spate Of District Leader Challenges In Brooklyn Could Shake-Up County Politics

Boro Politics, May 12, 2010

Proxy Battle! Race for District Leader — What? — Is Really All About Vito Lopez

The Perez Notes, April 14, 2010

Matt Cowherd Discusses NKD

New York Post online, February 10, 2010

Judging Brooklyn's Judges

Brooklyn Ink, February 4, 2010

Brooklyn Party Politics 101

City Hall, January 27, 2010

Queens Young Democrats Hope to Lead Revival from the Inside

NY Daily News, January 14, 2010

Brooklyn's Old Guard political fixers will have to answer to the New Guard

Boro Politics, January 14, 2010

Judgeship Protest Leads to Arrest

New York Post online, December 9, 2009

New Kings Plot Future while Levin is Crowned

Courier Life, November 16 2009

Lopez Legacy Looms Large

The Brooklyn Paper, September 4, 2009

Evan Thies, a real reformer for the 33rd District

Boro Politics, August, 27, 2009

Talkin’ North Brooklyn politics with Nicole Marwell

BushwickBK, August 26, 2009
Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn, May 21, 2009

The 33rd Candidates Meet Up in Williamsburg

Brooklyn Heights Blog, May 20, 2009

New Kings on the Block

  The Brooklyn Paper, May 20, 2009

In the 33rd District: Candidate Steve Levin Shows Up

Gotham Gazette, September 11, 2008

Party Crashers

Block Magazine, July 3, 2008

Old-School Politics Meet New Kings Democrats

New York Post, June 23, 2008

 Crashing ‘Party’ in Brooklyn

HollaBackNYC, June 13, 2008

Brooklyn Girls: It’s Time to Get Elected

Bushwick Courier, June 9, 2008

 Local Dems Seek New Blood - New Kings Democratic Club launches recruitment drive, June 6, 2008

North Brooklyn’s New Kings Coup

Bushwick Courier, May 23, 2008

Progressive ‘Kings’ work to affect change

The Brooklyn Optimist, May 16, 2008

I’m Running For Office (And So Should You!), May 16, 2008

A Primer on Local Bushwick Politics

Best View in Brooklyn, May 16, 2008

Unpaid (but not unappreciated) Political Positions Available

City Hall, May 12, 2008

Obama Campaign Inspires County Committee Effort in Brooklyn

    The Daily Gotham, May 10, 2008

2008: Challenging the Establishment in NYC

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