New York City

Who’s on Eric Adams’ Transition Committee?

New York City’s Mayor-elect has identified more than 700 people who will serve on his mayoral transition committees, and that’s just a start.

Congeniality wins out at NYC Council Speaker race debate

Council Member Diana Ayala pushed aside political niceties in favor of compliments at a candidates forum Thursday, reminding all what it takes to do the job – earning trust.

Campaigns & Elections

2021 New York City general election results

Eric Adams will be the next mayor of New York, and Republicans did better than expected.

Campaigns & Elections

Which Democrats are running for lieutenant governor?

The list of candidates will likely expand as the fields solidify in other statewide races.

Campaigns & Elections

Who are the Democrats running for New York governor in 2022?

Some political notables have better chances than others at beating incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul next year.

Campaigns & Elections

2021 New York state general election results

Republicans made some significant gains across the state, and statewide ballot proposals failed.


Westchester County Executive George Latimer backs Attorney General Letitia James for governor

The Thursday endorsement is seen as a boon for James in her battle to silo upstate and suburban votes from moderate Gov. Kathy Hochul.


How Andrew Cuomo could help Tom Suozzi become governor

The Long Island Democrat could gain an edge in the 2022 Democratic gubernatorial primary by mobilizing supporters of the state’s fallen top executive.

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Cuomo accusers celebrate release of Karen Hinton’s memoir

Charlotte Bennett and Lindsey Boylan attended a party Wednesday night to mark the book launch.

New York City

Progressive groups say GOP members shouldn’t choose the NYC Council speaker

The new five member Republican caucus is expected to be influential in the vote – and possibly decisive. Ten organizations want to prevent that.

Campaign Confidential

NYC Council speaker candidates say enough forums

In a letter signed by almost all the contenders, speaker hopefuls said they would participate in only two more panels before votes are cast.


Is Chris Cuomo doomed?

A women’s advocacy group joined the chorus of lawmakers and Cuomo accusers calling for the network to oust the veteran anchor after he tried to help downplay sexual harassment claims against his brother.

News & Politics

Hochul, de Blasio urge masks indoors amid concerns over omicron variant

The New York City Department of Health issued an advisory on Monday encouraging all businesses to require masks indoors.


Ex-Cuomo aide Melissa DeRosa details efforts to combat Cuomo’s unraveling

DeRosa’s account of her time in the executive chamber was made public on Monday after state Attorney General Letitia James’ office released a transcript of her eight-hour interview with investigators.

Campaigns & Elections

Rep. Thomas Suozzi enters the gubernatorial race

The Long Island moderate could shake up next year’s Democratic primary.