Andrew Cuomo

Politics

Think lawmakers have a say in the state budget? Think again.

How Cuomo amassed even more control over the state’s multibillion-dollar spending plan.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Policy

Did women make gains in New York legislative races?

More females were elected to the state Legislature, but there will be one fewer in the state’s House delegation.

Jeff Klein

Personality

Last machine standing: Marcos Crespo vs. the uprising

Can Marcos Crespo and his Democratic machine survive the progressive insurgency?

Jeff Klein

Politics

No judgeships for Klein or Hamilton – for now

Party bosses deny having plans to select Jeff Klein or Jesse Hamilton to judgeships, but reformers said it’s a problem that they could.

alessandra biaggi

Personality

How Alessandra Biaggi toppled a king

Alessandra Biaggi discussed how she won and what she wants to see done in Albany, as well as the influence of her grandfather, the popular Rep. Mario Biaggi, who was ultimately convicted of corruption. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.

Jeff Klein

Politics

Jeff Klein, architect of the IDC, deposed at 58

Jeffrey Klein, a state senator in the Democratic Party for nearly 15 years who created the Republican-aligned Independent Democratic Conference, or IDC, was defeated on Thursday in the 34th state Senate District primary in the Bronx. He was 58 years old.

Andrew Cuomo

Politics

Cuomo’s winning ticket, ex-IDC losses and the Salazar saga continues

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s winning ticket, ex-IDC members primary losses and the Julia Salazar saga continues.

New York City

Politics

Voters to Albany: We’re watching you

The establishment took a hit during New York's state primaries – and not just in the IDC contests.

IDC

Politics

Defeated ex-IDC members have yet to concede

All six of the ousted Independent Democratic Conference members could campaign on a third party ballot line in the general.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

IDC and other New York legislative 2018 primary results

Tracking the former Independent Democratic Conference members – and other key New York Senate and Assembly primaries.

Jeff Klein

Politics

Jeff Klein’s misleading letter

State Sen. Jeff Klein sent a letter to constituents stating he's never given Republicans majority power. We felt it needed some fact-checking.

Jeff Klein

Politics

Inside the IDC’s legally questionable campaign funding account

The state Board of Elections ruled that former state Senate Independent Democratic Conference members must return funds from a committee set up by the Independence Party. Here’s an explainer on what was illegal, whether the IDC will actually pay back the money, and more.

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