Daniel Squadron to Challenge Martin Connor

Chuck Schumer has endorsed Daniel Squadron, a former Schumer aide, in the race to challenge State Senator Martin Connor (D). Connor, a longtime incumbent, has weathered serious challengers in the past, so it remains to be seen if his number is finally up in ’09.

(The Senate district covers the area around McCarren Park south, including the Northside waterfront, Hasidic South Williamsburg, and well beyond (including Brooklyn Heights, South Brooklyn, Red Hook and most of lower Manhattan).