Thomas Croci

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
How to say “Oxiris,” “Gjonaj,” “Constantinides” and more
Long Island nine
If Democrats want to retake the state Senate, they need to undo GOP control on the island.
The current New York Senate seats Long Island holds, and who is vying to disrupt the powerful voting bloc.
US National Capitol in Washington, DC.
Tracking the winners and losers in each district.
An aerial view of the Capitol in Albany
Republicans lack the leverage – and Democrats lack the incentive.
New York executive chambers
Education, sports betting, and gun control remain unresolved.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks to supporters of Planned Parenthood.
Why the two parties are likely to get legislation moving again.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver speaks to reporters outside federal court after he was convicted of public corruption charges for a second time.
It’s the same old song on campaign finance reform, closing the LLC loophole.
Harvey Weinstein being led away in handcuffs from the First Police Precinct in Manhattan.
A roundup of the week’s political news.