Mark Levine, the Upper Manhattan City Council Candidate who hopes to represent a heavily minority district, is hoping that a widely condemned email by an opponent highlighting Levine's race and religion will bring in some campaign cash.
Lopez-Pierre warns of ‘white/Jewish’ ‘thief in the night’; incumbent, Jewish groups blast message.
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City Council hopeful Thomas Lopez-Pierre says he is opposed to rival Mark Levine’s candidacy because of Wall Street contributions Levine has received. Also, he says, Levine might not stand up to what some perceive to be the Upper Manhattan neighborhood bully, Columbia University, because he has a graduate degree from Harvard, another Ivy League school.