Politics

Current Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance.
There are nine challengers to Cyrus Vance Jr., but will the incumbent run for reelection?
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Charles Schumer DNC 2020
The mainstream senator and progressive representative hit similar notes.
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Governor Cuomo on August 5, 2020.
A new book and DNC speech suggest an accelerating effort to downplay the governor’s early pandemic failings.
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An untold number of people never received their absentee ballots and thousands of ballots were invalidated in the New York State primary.
New York has taken steps to fix the problems that arose in the June primary, but still has more work to do.
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Bill de Blasio at Village Academy in Queens on August 12th.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has recently suggested he could revoke the franchises of electric utilities in downstate New York following power outages.
Storm-related power outages revived talk of revoking franchises and public takeovers, but either would be slow and complicated.
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Incoming New York State Assembly Member Emily Gallagher (bottom right) and her campaign staff
5 campaign managers on how they waged their winning campaigns
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New Yorkers casting their ballots during the 2016 presidential election.
The state will need a lot more money to make sure the general election runs smoothly.
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New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilente.
These four open state Senate seats could determine the state’s approach to economic recovery in 2021.
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