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New York State Capitol in Albany
Some New York Assembly and Senate committees have had the same leadership for decades.
Brooklyn's 16-member City Council delegation, dressed in suits, poses for a light-hearted group photo.
Reynoso and Treyger defeated Barron for co-chairmanship of the Brooklyn delegation.
State of the Union 2005
New York representatives are making political statements with their picks.
Joe Percoco
Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn’t just lose a political ally.
President Donald Trump is revoking temporary protected status for 200,000 Salvadorans. That could mobilize Latino voters on Long Island, creating problems for Republican Reps. Peter King and Lee Zeldin.
New York State Capitol in Albany
The unofficial guide to New York political slang
Jerrold Nadler and the army of federal leaders from New York
New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made similar progressive promises during their campaigns
Suffragists march down Fifth Avenue in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than 1 million New York women demanding the right to vote.
From suffragettes to Congress, a timeline of women in state politics.
As Hurricane Harvey hammers Texas, Staten Island Borough President James Oddo says lessons of Superstorm Sandy are ignored
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