Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Amanda Farias
The councilman’s recent anti-gay remarks prompted her to announce another bid.
New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer during the Committee on Finance's second Amazon HQ2 hearing.
Could HQ2's strongest political opponents pay the price for this victory?
Bill de Blasio said the company ‘threw away’ an opportunity. Cuomo said the state Senate inflicted ‘tremendous damage.’
A close-up view of Benjamin Franklin on the 100 dollar bill
Limit influence of big money by reducing contribution limits and match small contributions.
A voter looks over a sample 2016 New York ballot showing presidential candidates on multiple party lines.
New York’s unusual, controversial cross-endorsement practice is under discussion.
State Sen. Brad Hoylman speaks during a press conference for the signing of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) into Law.
The six-year Senate veteran is as progressive as many newcomers, and his bills are finally moving.
Former Rep. Steve Israel
The former congressman is confronting our volatile political era with a new politics institute at Cornell.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, right, speaks with New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, as she unveils a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package in early January.
Most New Yorkers will serve on committees corresponding to their districts and interests. Pelosi detractors will not.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The borough’s grassroots progressives broke through with stunning upset victories. Can they keep the insurgency going?