A little over a month ago, the New York Post reported on the possibility of Assemblyman Vito Lopez running for term-limited Councilwoman Diana Reyna’s seat in 2013, despite only the recent sexual harassment scandal that left his brand badly broken.
We, in addition to many Brooklyn politicos in the area, were initially very skeptical of the idea. After all, surely he would be too politically toxic to launch a campaign for a new office. However, sources say Mr. Lopez is “seriously considering” the move and has continued to reach out to friends and supporters to discuss the campaign since the Post first broke the news. Read More