Queens

Donald Trump points and shouts
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Queens Borough President and Queens district attorney candidate Melinda Katz speaking with supporters.
The Queens district attorney race is heating up.
News & Politics
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Queens County Democratic Party chairman Rep. Gregory Meeks.
The new leader of the Queens machine is as old-school as they come.
Personality
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Gregory Meeks.
The congressman will replace Joseph Crowley as county boss.
News & Politics
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An amazon HQ2 protest outside Gracie Mansion in December
Julie Samuels, executive director of Tech:NYC, weighs in.
Policy
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A view of the Long Island City skyline development - the future home of Amazon HQ2 - from under the Queens Boulevard train tracks.
Experts weigh in on the tech giant’s subsidized headquarters to be built in Queens – and similar battles in the city’s history.
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New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer during the Committee on Finance's second Amazon HQ2 hearing.
And what would it take to get everyone on board with the plan?
News & Politics
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The Microsoft headquarters campus in Redmond, Washington
A similar move in Long Island City could buy the company some goodwill with its new neighbors.
Policy
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New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The deputy majority leader wants to show that the party can get things done.
Personality
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A protester holds a No Amazon HQ2 in Queens sign
New York and Seattle lawmakers, advocates, and Amazon workers gathered to rail against the company's HQ2 plans.
Policy
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