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Richard Aborn

The Unthinkable

Richard Aborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Aborn

We've changed the debate. By articulating a strongly progressive, prevention-oriented platform and speaking directly and honestly about racial justice, we have reshaped criminal justice thinking in New York.

New York Elections Decision Day Tip Sheet

New York Times | Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After four years of fund-raising and campaigning, candidates for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, distract attorney and City Council will face Dem...

The Jury Is In: Cy Vance Wins DA Primary

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Defense lawyer and political scion Cy Vance is poised to become Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years after winning Tue...

Cy Vance Jr. Not Ready For Prime Time

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Whenever the Times, the News and the Post gang up to endorse the same policy or political candidate, something is amiss.

After 34 Years, Who Will Replace Morgenthau?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One is a former hard-nosed judge so known for her stiff sentences that drug dealers named a brand of heroin after her. Another enjoys...

Leslie Crocker Snyder's Unsavory Campaign Donors

Village Voice | By Camille Dodero (3:07PM 09/09) | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Judging people by the company they keep may not always be fair game, but it is fitting, on the eve of next week's primary, to take the measure of Lesl...

Trial and Error: Houston, We've Got a Problem

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynne Glasner

As Morgenthau steps down as DA, one of the three primary contestants stands out. Richard Aborn has a track record of working for reform.

New York Elections Cheat Sheet

Our Town | Charlotte Eichna and Dan Rivoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

During the past few months, these papers have provided ongoing coverage of the various candidates vying for office this fall, as well as overviews of ...

An Anti-Endorsement I'm Thrilled to Have

Richard Aborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Aborn

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association urged its members yesterday to vote against me in the race for DA. And I couldn't be prouder.

Candidates Drug Use Not A Deal Breaker, But Hypocrisy On Issue Should Be!

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Newman

We have two candidates running for District Attorney of Manhattan, one the of the most powerful law enforcement jobs in the country, admitting to cocaine use.

Candidates Talk Drugs, Exchange Blows In Manhattan DA Debate

New York Times | JOHN ELIGON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Leslie Crocker Snyder, a former judge making her second run for Manhattan district attorney, had the opening word on Tuesday night in the first televi...

David Blaine To Hold Fundraiser For District Attorney Candidate Richard Aborn

New York Daily News | Elizabeth Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Magician David Blaine will be delving into the dangerous world of New York politics for the first time next week when he hosts a fundraiser for Manhat...

Which Manhattan D.A. Candidate Will Win The New York Times Endorsement ?

New York Magazine | By Geoffrey Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In races where no voter seems to know any of the candidates, and what the candidates stand for all sounds the same, the endorsement of the New York Ti...

Guns in Church and the Myth of the NRA

Richard Aborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Aborn

Did you see the story in today's New York Times about a pastor who is holding a "bring your gun to church day"? Outrageous. But the real thrust of t...