Campaigns & Elections

New York state Assemblyman Michael Blake.
If they lose, they’ll be out of a job, thanks to the new primary date.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand launching her 2020 presidential campaign.
Two readers were off by a single day.
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New York state Sen. Brian Benjamin holds a press conference regarding the closure of Rikers Island during his 2017 campaign.
The Harlem lawmaker may join an increasingly crowded 2021 race.
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Josue Pierre, state Sen. Kevin Parker's challenger.
Josue Pierre, a Brooklyn Democratic district leader, is challenging the controversy-prone incumbent.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Seven candidates are already running. Some of them aren’t quite ready for primetime.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez listens to witnesses in a House Oversight Committee hearing.
They won’t wind up in Congress, but maybe they’ll get on Fox News.
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Rubén Díaz Sr.
The oversaturated pool of progressives could benefit the conservative cowboy-hatted councilman.
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Tiffany Cabán speaks with news outlets the morning after the primary election.
The progressive public defender had declared victory, but affidavit ballots tipped the race to the Queens borough president.
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U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro during the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates.
“First thing I’m going to do when I’m president is, I’m going to Clorox the Oval Office,” Gillibrand promised.
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New York Law professor Alvin Bragg speaking with supporters.
The field is already filled with reformer candidates. But who will capture progressive energy?
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