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, the progressive group related to Howard Dean's Democracy for America, is holding a forum on Sunday, May 18 for the candidates in two upcoming elections: the one for Sheldon Silver's Assembly seat, and the challenge to State Senator Noun 1. state senator - a member of a state senate
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 Marty Connor.

And they are asking you (yes, you!) to submit questions online.

Paul Newell and Luke Henry, who are both competing in the Democratic primary against Silver, have confirmed to DFNYC DFNYC Democracy for New York City  they will attend, although Silver himself won’t be there, as Crain’s reported this morning. According to according to
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 his campaign spokesman, Jonathan Rosen, Silver “looks forward to getting out on the campaign trail after the legislative session and once we know who all the candidates will be.”

Marty Connor's spokesman told me "he probably will" attend, but they still have questions about how it's being organized. His challenger, former Chuck Schumer Charles Ellis "Chuck" Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is the senior U.S. Senator from the state of New York, serving since 1999. A Democrat, in 2005, he became chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.  aide Dan Squadron, told DFNYC he'll be there.

The event will be held at 127 Norfolk Street from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Author:Azi Paybarah
Publication:The New York Observer
Date:May 15, 2008
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