Interviews & Profiles

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Commissioner Victor Calise and Mayor Bill de Blasio host the Sapolin Awards at Gracie Mansion in 2017.
A Q&A with Victor Calise, commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.
The Syracuse resident talks to City & State about his presidential campaign and his hopes for the Green Party.
Congressional candidate Nancy Goroff
The Stony Brook professor is the Democratic nominee to challenge Rep. Lee Zeldin on Long Island.
State Senator Jessica Ramos
The no-nonsense state senator is an outspoken progressive, an adept political operator – and won’t put up with your bullshit.
Council Member and likely new Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.
Donovan Richards on the NYPD budget, the HQ2 site and real estate money.
New York's first openly gay Member of Congress, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.
How NY’s first LGBTQ member of Congress beats Republicans in a purple district.
NY-17 candidate Mondaire Jones.
The presumptive member of Congress isn’t worried at all about absentee ballots.
Candidate for NY-12 Suraj Patel
Patel is neck-and-neck after election night with Rep. Carolyn Maloney after losing in 2018.
Director of ThriveNYC Susan Herman.
A Q&A with Susan Herman on the mental health impact of the coronavirus, her office’s transparency and telemedicine.
Sochie Nnaemeka with Jamaal Bowman and Jumaane Williams.
Sochie Nnaemeka brings an activist edge at the most perilous moment for the Working Families Party.