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A new state app allows users to carry proof of vaccinations or negative COVID-19 tests.
The Excelsior Pass promises to be key to New York’s reopening, but there are privacy concerns about the program.
Governor Cuomo on March 17, 2021.
A poll by Data for Progress is the latest to highlight diminishing support for the embattled governor.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is suddenly telling us what he really thinks about the embattled governor.
Claudia Tenney's won back her seat in Congress.
Her open embrace of Trump was received more warmly in Central New York than it was in 2018.
The recent GameStop trading saga has taken the world by storm.
The state’s retirement funds may own a ton of shares, but it doesn’t actively trade them.
Krysten Copeland, right, led communications strategy for Rep. Yvette Clarke's successful primary campaign.
Despite running successful campaigns again and again, many Black women still face barriers to being heard.
Pro-Trump rioters swarmed the United States Capitol on Wednesday.
Members of Congress show what it’s like to be besieged.
Pro-Trump supporters storm the grounds of the East Front of the US Capitol.
Representatives were moved to a secure location during riot in D.C.
Gov. Cuomo at a July briefing
The pandemic attacked New York state like nowhere else in the country.
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins.
How the former member of Congress became a free man after pleading guilty to insider trading in 2019.