Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Charles Schumer

Schumer, AOC rep New York on DNC’s second night

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, a powerful moderate, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive icon, hit similar notes in their Democratic National Convention speeches.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

AOC vs. Andrew Cuomo

The de facto leaders of the progressive and centrist Democrats clashed again and again.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

NY mag: AOC passed on mayoral, could challenge Schumer or Gillibrand

How would the congresswoman fare against these veteran lawmakers?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

All the ways AOC has made critics' heads explode

Her opponents watch her like a hawk, but often their criticisms make little sense.

New York City

Thousands march in solidarity against anti-Semitism

At the rally, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Chuck Schumer both announced intentions to provide more funding to protect religious institutions.

New York City

What to know about Amazon’s new office in Manhattan

Amazon plans to expand in New York. Here’s how to cut through all the hot takes.

New York State

Key New York figures involved in the impeachment inquiry

Learn who’s spearheading and overseeing the inquiry.

New York State

AOC settles Twitter lawsuit, avoids court showdown

“Mr. Hikind has a First Amendment right to express his views and should not be blocked for them.”

New York City

NYC Surrogate’s Court is broken, it should be fixed or abolished

The Public Administrator’s office is part of political patronage in the judicial system.

New York State

AOC presses Zuckerberg on political ads, disinformation

Ocasio-Cortez questioned the CEO about Facebook’s fact-checking practices on political ads and disinformation.

MagazineShow All

New York City Council

New jails plan approved and Cuomo drops the N-word

Rounding up the week’s political news.

New York City

City Councilman Fernando Cabrera is challenging AOC

The centrist Bronx pastor is running in the Democratic primary.

New York City

AOC angers GOP by not stating her opposition to baby-eating

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attempted to pacify a pro-Trump questioner who proposed eating babies. Guess how Republicans reacted?

New York City

How New York City can take advantage of connected health devices

The city has seen positive responses from residents who've started using FitBits.

New York State

Everyone wants to be the next AOC. And that’s the problem.

Why a flood of Democratic congressional challengers could help entrenched incumbents.

New York State

AOC’s Twitter blocking sparks ongoing debate

Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sent Ocasio-Cortez a letter asking her to stop blocking certain followers.

New York State

Who is the real estate industry giving to in Albany?

REBNY’s political capital had to go somewhere during the fight over rent regulations.