Politics

New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrew Stewart Cousins
The final vote shows that voters are rewarding Democrats for what they got done with one-party rule in Albany.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo won an Emmy last week.
Why stop with Cuomo? Here are some other award-winning performances.
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Assembly Member Richard Gottfried (second from left)
A Q&A with state Sen. Gustavo Rivera on the pandemic and the future of single-payer health care.
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With Diaz and Johnson out, there are opportunities for other candidates.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday, November 15, 2020.
Poll: Just 12% think he’s done a good job
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West Islip, New York, USA - 22 September 2019
Most towns in New York use an at-large election system, which favors white majorities.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
It’s up to the state to make the final decision.
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New York City schools are closed.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Carl Heastie became the first Black Assembly speaker in 2015.
People of color chair only two out of 39 Assembly committees – but that could change in 2021.
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An NYPD officer in Manhattan on November 5, 2020.
The proposal follows cops’ forceful presence during the election.
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