Personality

New York Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Three men in a room once ruled with an iron fist. Heastie and Stewart-Cousins are trying something different.
New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The lefty leader’s political history is peppered with establishment ties.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Somehow, the Senate minority leader finds time for canned wine, robocalls and a slow Post Office.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Captain.
These four-legged friends are inspiring an animal-friendly New York.
A close-up view of Benjamin Franklin on the 100 dollar bill
It takes a lot of money to keep a political campaign alive.
Former Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau in his office, prior to stepping down.
The media reacts to the loss of Morgenthau, gives him a pass for the Central Park Five.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The governor has claimed to be many things over the years, such as “the government” and an “undocumented person.”
State Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan.
The Republican leader lost the state Senate. Can he win it back?
New York City Council Member Rubén Díaz Sr. chairs the committee oversight hearing on For-Hire Vehicles.
The New York City councilman’s recent comments on sexual harassment are just his latest gaffe.
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