Justin Sondel

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown
Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany all have races to watch on June 22.
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Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes
How the first woman, and first African American, to serve as Assembly majority leader fought for equitable marijuana legalization.
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Trump country cow.
Outside its urban centers, much of New York voted heavily for Donald Trump. But the president hasn’t fixed the rural economy.
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For incoming-state Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy best represents today’s Trumpist New York Republicans, but how will he help the GOP win more elections in an overwhelmingly Democratic state?
Nick Langworthy got what he wanted. Now what will he do with the Republican Party?
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The New York Interfaith Community comes together in solidarity following a week of violent hate crimes.
The sex abuse scandal in Buffalo makes it more likely.
Policy
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The indicted congressman has been even harder to reach than usual, but many voters didn’t mind.
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Marc Molinaro
The appealing GOP candidate is strikingly similar to New York’s last Republican governor. But Pataki never had to contend with Trump.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo addresses the media after a tugboat rammed a fuel terminal pier near Bayonne, N.J., causing an oil spill into the Upper Bay of New York Harbor in 2016.
Cynthia Nixon tries to ride the environmentalist tide that propelled Zephyr Teachout in 2014.
Policy
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View of main street and rural grain mill in small western New York town.
Rural New York Democrats backed Teachout and Sanders – and may go for Nixon.
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John Defrancisco in his office
People like the state senator. So why doesn’t anybody want him for governor?
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Justin Sondel
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