Politics

Pro-Trump rioters swarmed the United States Capitol on Wednesday.
Members of Congress show what it’s like to be besieged.
An empty New York State Senate chamber.
Landmark legislation in the months ahead could help New York recover from the pandemic.
What should you expect from Albany in 2021?
Will a Democratic supermajority and newly elected left-wing lawmakers shake up Albany?
Carlo Sciussura
The New Kings Democrats won landmark rules changes.
New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
They’re using their influence to make the path easier for others.
Tish James, Lupé Todd-Medina, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Firsthand accounts of the barriers and triumphs in New York’s political world.
Carl Heastie became the first Black Assembly speaker in 2015.
People of color chair only two out of 39 Assembly committees – but that could change in 2021.
A car participating in the pro-Trump caravan throughout New York City on November 1st
Voter fraud. Q-Anon. Lawsuits. The New York GOP is not quitting Trump post-2020.
New York state Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs.
Jay Jacobs says the political left gave the GOP an opening in key races, but progressives argue evidence is absent.
On Oct. 2, President Donald Trump announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus.
A running list of who’s been diagnosed with COVID-19.
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