Democrats

Michael Gianaris faces off against Andrew Cuomo
Assessing the issues that could divide the state Senate Democrats – and the long-term effects.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a meeting of the Long Island Association in Woodbury, Long Island
Long Island Democrats reportedly complained about the opposition to Amazon’s HQ2. How serious is the rift?
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.
The Million Dollar staircase in Albanys capitol
A slate of proposed amendments aim to update the state’s antiquated constitution.
The New York State Capitol
Experts weigh in on the most politically significant legislation, which bills could backfire, and the biggest spending fights.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie speaks during a ceremony commemorating the signing of Reproductive Health Act legislation.
Proposal making it permanent gives the chamber some leverage in budget talks.
The New York State Senate.
Republican votes are helping Democrats pad their margins – but not on immigration and abortion.
Kirsten Gillibrand
The New York senator hopes that her votes on gender parity will outshine her inconsistency on progressive issues.
State Senate Democrats should lead the way in fixing how we pick judges.
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