Politics

A screenshot from Bill de Blasio's presidential announcement.
Campaigns & Elections
The mayor left out some details about his record. So we filled in the missing context.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
News & Politics
De Blasio heads for the hills while Cuomo stays home.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer at New York City Hall's rally to include abortion care funding in the city's 2020 budget.
New York City
New York City would be the first city in the country to directly fund abortion access.
Farah Louis.
New York City
Two candidates lead the pack in Tuesday’s special election in Brooklyn.
Arya Stark and Alessandra Biaggi.
New York State
Which political figures in the state best embody the show’s major characters?
Donald Trump points and shouts
This Week’s Headlines
Rounding up the week’s political news.
Ask the Experts
If no female candidates run in 2021, what does it say about the city?
Christine Quinn with Melissa Mark-Viverito at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2012.
News & Politics
The early frontrunners are men, and no woman holds a citywide office.
Greg Lasak, Melinda Katz and Rory Lancman.
New York City
‘The difference is in the details’ among the seven rivals’ policy platforms.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand launching her 2020 presidential campaign.
New York State
Eight candidates have some roots in New York.
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