Ben Adler

Vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro [right] with presidential candidate Walter Mondale.
Democrats’ last female VP pick was from Queens and she gets a bad rap from political insiders.
News & Politics
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Jamaal Bowman defeated Rep. Eliot Engel for the NY-16 Congressional seat.
This year’s AOC on how he beat Eliot Engel, his top policy priorities and how to pay for them.
Personality
personality
Early voters cast their ballot at a polling station inside the Brooklyn Museum on June 16th.
Many voters never got their absentee ballots. And it’s not just the boards of elections at fault.
News & Politics
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Candidate for the 25th State Senate seat Jabari Birsport.
Establishment liberals face progressive insurgents in majority-minority districts.
News & Politics
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Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver in 1976.
Here’s what to watch during the endless bummer of COVID-19.
Personality
personality
Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch.
NYPD officer unions taught the NYC mayor a lesson in 2014. He hasn’t forgotten it.
News & Politics
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NYC crossing guard
The city isn’t thinking strategically about whose job it can get by without – at least not yet.
Policy
policy
Andrew Yang filed the lawsuit that got the New York democratic presidential primary back on.
This is what happens when dilettantes start to play with politics.
Opinion
opinion
Mayor de Blasio was criticized Tuesday for tweeting angrily in response to an overcrowded funeral procession.
In calling out failure to social distance, the New York City mayor misleadingly conflates all Jews with Hasidim.
News & Politics
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President Trump at the White House coronavirus update briefing on April 7th.
Trump and McConnell lay the groundwork to force New York to open up too early.
Opinion
opinion
Ben Adler
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