Ritchie Torres

Letitia James and Corey Johnson
The uniquely influential role will be filled once again, here’s what Letitia James' successor can expect.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The borough’s grassroots progressives broke through with stunning upset victories. Can they keep the insurgency going?
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
The New York City Council speaker on his first year as Bill de Blasio’s foil.
Movie theater
Our dream cast to play top elected officials in New York City government.
Actor Steve Buscemi and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio perform at the 2014 Inner Circle Show.
If you made a movie about city government, who would be in your dream cast?
Akeem Browder
The mayor and district attorneys oppose a foundation’s plan to spring every woman and minor in NYC jails.
Jumaane Williams Bill de Blasio Melissa Mark-Viverito
It’s a big field. Here are the contenders – and the pretenders.
New York City Housing Authority residences in Brooklyn.
The public housing authority keeps disguising its problems.
The 30th Street Men's Shelter in the former Bellevue Hospital building
"Thats crazy," Speaker Johnson says after introducing new water tank laws.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson touring the Facebook offices in February.
How NY’s LGBT politicians revealed their sexuality, and what it meant for their politics.