Ben Adler

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
article
Candidate for the 25th State Senate seat Jabari Birsport.
Establishment liberals face progressive insurgents in majority-minority districts.
News & Politics
article
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
article
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
article
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
Mayor de Blasio and Senator Chuck Schumer at a COVID-19 preparedness press conference on March 14th.
The federal government has many high-placed New Yorkers. It still failed to deliver enough aid to the state.
Opinion
opinion
Rep. Elise Stefanik is one of the Upstate Republicans who signed a letter to Cuomo opposing the move to take unused ventilators from upstate and move them into the city.
When it comes to lending unused ventilators, area politicians say only #upstatelivesmatter.
Opinion
opinion
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