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Felder to Caucus with Senate Republicans

Senator-elect Simcha Felder, a conservative Brooklyn Democrat who has been keeping people guessing about his political loyalties since he announced his campaign for the new “Super Jewish” seat back in April, has finally chosen a side.

After meeting with Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Felder has decided to turn his back on his fellow Democrats and caucus with the Republicans next year. Here’s his statement:

“From the moment I began my campaign for Senate, I made clear that the priorities of my district will form my agenda in Albany.”

“I represent a middle-class community with substantial concerns about the direction …

Source: Times Union

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