Ritchie Torres

New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres is headed to Congress – and making history while he’s at it.
How a young, gay, Afro-Latino man made his own way from NYCHA to Capitol Hill.
New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres wants be the first member of both the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, if elected to Congress.
Why Ritchie Torres wants to be the first member of both the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
New York state Assemblyman Michael Blake.
No consolidation against Diaz Sr. as black Assembly member picks up major endorsements.
Rainbow shirts on a hanger.
Lawmakers are pushing to get more contracts to LGBT-owned businesses.
New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres.
Mark-Viverito receiving real estate-adjacent money.
Rubén Díaz Sr.
The oversaturated pool of progressives could benefit the conservative cowboy-hatted councilman.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson living his best life marching in Brooklyn's Pride parade.
Recognizing New York's 100 most powerful members of the LGBTQ community.
Ritchie Torres and Aaron Carr called for an investigation into a report by AP that suggested Jared Kushner's family real estate company routinely filed false paperwork declaring it had zero rent-regulated tenants in March, 2018.
New York City and state politics have a bumper crop of young leaders of color.
The drinking water supply for offices of the New York City Department of Sanitation doesn’t even have a roof – just a tattered tarp.
The City Council is poised to vote on bills addressing contamination, lax oversight.
Rep. Jose Serrano.
Who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence, and who’s in the lead?
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