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2024 presidential election

On NY’s left, some ‘newfound hope’ in Kamala Harris

After lackluster support for Biden, some progressive lawmakers in New York are already making plans to campaign for a Democratic ticket with Harris at the top.

News & Politics

Are comptrollers running for NYC mayor doomed?

Brad Lander and Scott Stringer are both likely to challenge Mayor Eric Adams. History doesn’t bode well for them.

2024 presidential election

NY swing district Democrats breathe a sigh of relief

Joe Biden’s withdrawal was welcome news for members of his party in competitive districts.

2024 presidential election

Kathy Hochul stuck with Biden until the very end

The New York governor refused to entertain the idea that Biden should step aside. Now that he has, she says she’s “proud to stand beside” Kamala Harris.

2024 presidential election

New York politicians react to Biden dropping out

Democrats thank the president, while Republicans question his ability to continue doing the job.

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Burgos abruptly announces resignation, effective immediately

The Bronx Democratic Party is already lining up a successor to the South Bronx lawmaker.

Technology

‘Not a cyber attack’: NYC officials project calm amid CrowdStrike outage

“Our infrastructure and emergency operations – they’re all in place,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams said.

Heard Around Town

Bob Holden hopes his chief of staff will decide to run for his Queens seat

The conservative Democrat and founder of the Common Sense Caucus has occupied a unique role on the City Council.

News & Politics

Susan Zhuang cop-biting incident highlights deep divides among southern Brooklyn Democrats

The council member was welcomed to a packed press conference like a hero on Thursday – but many of her colleagues have gleefully mocked her.

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Campaigns & Elections

Diana Ayala has a possible successor in mind: her chief of staff

The 2025 race is already on in the East Harlem and South Bronx City Council district.

News & Politics

Hochul again puts up impressive fundraising numbers

No one has announced a challenge to the incumbent governor, but anyone thinking about it has a long way to go in terms of the money game

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DSA Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani is considering a run for NYC mayor

Sources say the socialist state legislator from Queens is testing the waters.

2024 presidential election

Hochul denounces political violence after Trump assassination attempt

The governor called the shooting “disgusting” but did not back off her political criticisms of the former president.