Mark Levine for State Senate blogs http://levine2010.com/blog en Mark Levine Calls for Candidates to be Chosen Based on Qualifications and Policy Proposals http://levine2010.com/content/mark-levine-calls-candidates-be-chosen-based-qualifications-and-policy-proposals <p><img style="float: left; border: 2px solid black; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" src="/sites/levine2010.com/files/Mark%20Levine%20and%20family.jpg" alt="" width="144" height="140" />As reported by the <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2010/09/mark-levine-calls-david-dinkin.html" target="_blank">NY Daily News</a> and the <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/dinkins_encouraged_voters_more_embrace_ZMke2jxV71gcCXH1rzEWYM" target="_blank">NY Post</a>, Mark Levine called for voters to put issues of religion and ethnicity aside when choosing their candidates. &nbsp;"This race for State Senate, like all political campaigns, should be about the qualifications of the candidates and the policies that each of us puts forward, not about our appearance, ethnicity or religion," said Levine. &nbsp;</p> <p>Mark's wife Ivelisse of Puerto Rican heritage recently <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3_74VqpgSA&amp;feature=player_embedded#!" target="_blank">spoke out</a> against old school politicians who try to divide voters based on nationality and ethnicity.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://levine2010.com/content/mark-levine-calls-candidates-be-chosen-based-qualifications-and-policy-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://levine2010.com/content/mark-levine-calls-candidates-be-chosen-based-qualifications-and-policy-proposals#comments Sun, 12 Sep 2010 19:54:06 +0000 Gavriel 65 at http://levine2010.com West Side Spirit Endorses Mark Levine http://levine2010.com/content/west-side-spirit-endorses-mark-levine <p><img style="border: 2px solid black; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" src="/sites/levine2010.com/files/WSSpirit.jpg" alt="" width="144" height="90" />The West Side Spirit endorsed Mark Levine today saying that he represents the possibility of new leadership for the district.</p> <p>"He has a broad background of community building and activism. &nbsp;He has the fresh ideas and independent background that voters want when it comes to reform in Albany."</p> <p><a href="http://levine2010.com/content/west-side-spirit-endorses-mark-levine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://levine2010.com/content/west-side-spirit-endorses-mark-levine#comments Wed, 08 Sep 2010 19:54:06 +0000 Gavriel 68 at http://levine2010.com Daily News Endorses Mark Levine http://levine2010.com/content/daily-news-endorses-mark-levine <p><a href="http://www.levine2010.com/content/daily-news-endorses-mark-levine" target="_blank"><img style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" src="/sites/levine2010.com/files/dailynewz.jpg" alt="" height="108" width="144" /></a></p> <p>The New York Daily News has endorsed Mark Levine calling him "a sharp, reform-minded former public school teacher who is the class of the field."</p> <p>The Daily News said that Mark Levine "by far outshines the other well-known candidate in the race... Vote for Levine."</p> <p><a href="http://levine2010.com/content/daily-news-endorses-mark-levine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://levine2010.com/content/daily-news-endorses-mark-levine#comments Wed, 08 Sep 2010 18:22:50 +0000 Gavriel 64 at http://levine2010.com Mark Levine Wins Democracy for America New York All-Star Endorsement http://levine2010.com/content/mark-levine-wins-democracy-america-new-york-all-star-endorsement <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial Narrow; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline;"><img style="margin-left: 2px; margin-right: 2px; float: left;" src="/sites/levine2010.com/files/DFA.jpg" alt="" height="108" width="144" /></span></p> <p>Democracy for America (DFA), the people-powered PAC, <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/36593888/MarkLevineDFAGrassrootsWinner" target="_blank">announced their endorsement</a> of Mark Levine as New York’s <a href="http://www.grassrootsallstars.com/" target="_blank">Grassroots All-Star</a>.</p> <p>“I am deeply grateful to DFA’s acknowledgement of the unique grassroots character of our campaign to end the culture of dysfunction and corruption that plagues the State Legislature of our capitol,” Mark Levine said.</p> <p><a href="http://levine2010.com/content/mark-levine-wins-democracy-america-new-york-all-star-endorsement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://levine2010.com/content/mark-levine-wins-democracy-america-new-york-all-star-endorsement#comments Wed, 25 Aug 2010 22:51:02 +0000 Gavriel 61 at http://levine2010.com Small and Local Contributions Give Levine Fundraising Lead http://levine2010.com/content/small-and-local-contributions-give-levine-fundraising-lead <p><a href="http://www.levine2010.com/content/small-and-local-contributions-give-levine-fundraising-lead" target="_self"><img style="border: 2px solid black; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" src="/sites/levine2010.com/files/marklevine111.jpg" alt="" width="144" height="108" /></a>Mark Levine's State Senate campaign got a needed boost from small and local contributions, putting him ahead of his nearest competitor both in terms of funds raised during the period and cash on hand.</p> <p>"Grass roots contributions made the difference, with over 90% from individual voters and more than half from local citizens," Levine said.</p> <p><a href="http://levine2010.com/content/small-and-local-contributions-give-levine-fundraising-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://levine2010.com/content/small-and-local-contributions-give-levine-fundraising-lead#comments Tue, 24 Aug 2010 15:52:23 +0000 Gavriel 57 at http://levine2010.com WNYC - Brian Lehrer Show on the State Senate Race in District 31 http://levine2010.com/content/wnyc-brian-lehrer-show-state-senate-race-district-31 <p><embed src="http://beta.wnyc.org/media/audioplayer/red_progress_player_no_pop.swf" flashvars="file=http://beta.wnyc.org/audio/xspf/92004/&amp;repeat=list&amp;autostart=false&amp;popurl=http://beta.wnyc.org/audio/xspf/92004/%3Fdownload%3Dhttp%3A//www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/bl/bl082010dpod.mp3" quality="high" allowscriptaccess="always" wmode="transparent" width="515" height="29"></embed></p> <script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ (function(){var s=function(){__flash__removeCallback=function(i,n){if(i)i[n]=null;};window.setTimeout(s,10);};s();})(); 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margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; border: 2px solid black;" src="/sites/levine2010.com/files/alg_edward_norton.jpg" alt="" width="144" height="108" />Capitalizing on a childhood friendship with&nbsp;<a title="Academy Awards" href="http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Academy+Awards">Oscar nominee</a>&nbsp;<a title="Edward Norton" href="http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Edward+Norton">Ed Norton</a>, Levine has tapped into a deep reservoir of Hollywood cash to help fund his campaign.</p> <p>"Edward remains a very close friend," Levine said. "He has really been the connector for most of these players."</p> <p><a href="http://levine2010.com/content/star-studded-cast-backs-mark-levine-daily-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://levine2010.com/content/star-studded-cast-backs-mark-levine-daily-news#comments Thu, 15 Jul 2010 17:03:51 +0000 Gavriel 54 at http://levine2010.com