Politics

New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Democratic pickups in November could jumpstart some outstanding bills before the state Legislature.
The state Senate is on the cusp of being able to override the governor’s veto.
Andrea Stewart-Cousins and the Democrats are on the cusp of winning power over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played the video game Among Us on Twitch.
The Queens representative played video games online to get out the vote.
New York State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou.
Democrats and Republicans are making some common cause at the state level in these crazy political times.
Jared Kushner and Donald Trump at the G20 Summit in June 2019.
Success is relative when it comes to assessing the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren walking out of court.
The intra-party Democratic dysfunction in Monroe County gives Albany a run for its money.
On Oct. 2, President Donald Trump announced that he and first lady Melania Trump both tested positive for the coronavirus.
A growing number of local politicians have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 495 City Hall employees, including him, will be furloughed for five days as of Oct. 1.
Some call the move an empty gesture, indicative of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s lazy leadership.
Donald Trump on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention.
Republican speakers blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for the recent uptick in violence and the city’s general unrest.
New York City Council Member Vanessa Gibson.
Female insurgents have the potential to completely reshape the foundation of the borough’s politics.
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