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Tight Races in NYC Primaries: Tony Avella Counters John Liu’s Claims of “Betraying” Democrats

State senator Tony Avella at his office in Queens, New York City, on June 24, 2014. He recently responded to criticisms of him joining the Independent Democrats Conference, saying his negotiations with Republicans allowed him to secure more funding for his constituents. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)
State senator Tony Avella at his office in Queens, New York City, on June 24, 2014. He recently responded to criticisms of him joining the Independent Democrats Conference, saying his negotiations with Republicans allowed him to secure more funding for his constituents. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—As the Sept. 9 primary elections draw closer, the contentious race for state senator between incumbent Tony Avella, and his Democrat challenger John Liu...




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