Campaigns & Elections

Council members and Assembly member vie for Brooklyn borough presidency

Robert E. Cornegy Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Antonio Reynoso, and Jo Anne Simon all want to replace Eric Adams.

Rodneyse Bichotte

Bichotte makes the case for being a unifier

The head of the Brooklyn Democratic Party speaks out after a contentious 26-hour organizational meeting

New York City

Brooklyn absentee ballot mixup could lead to voter disenfranchisement

Those who mail the wrong ballot materials risk falling through the cracks.

Eric Gonzalez

Is DA Eric Gonzalez progressive enough for Brooklyn?

Can the top prosecutor fight crime and police misconduct at the same time?

Campaigns & Elections

Hot competition for open state Legislature seats in Brooklyn

Establishment liberals face progressive insurgents in majority-minority districts.

Rodneyse Bichotte

Rodneyse Bichotte: Definitely not the old boss

The machines are waning. Brooklyn Democrats are divided. But if anyone can unite them, it’s her.


A balancing act in Brooklyn

Brooklyn business improvement districts want to grow their neighborhoods - without spurring gentrification.


Get to know Brooklyn's Business Improvement Districts

A rundown of BIDs in Brooklyn and what they're doing.


Brooklyn Democrats back Darma Diaz to replace Espinal on New York City Council

The special election will be an early test for the new Brooklyn boss, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte.

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Eric Adams

“Go back to Iowa” could fit Adams’ mayoral strategy

Progressive transplants have other candidates, so the Brooklyn borough president is looking elsewhere for votes.

Frank Seddio

Seddio goes out like a boss

The Brooklyn Democratic leader united the party, but left it broke

New York City

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center is a questionable part of Bloomberg’s legacy

The mayor showed solicitousness toward fellow moguls above all.

New York State Senate

State Sen. Kevin Parker’s most notable eruptions

A hot temper continues to cause trouble for Brooklyn legislator Kevin Parker.

Donald Trump

Who is Michael Cohen’s father-in-law?

President Donald Trump has tried to turn allegations of improper dealings with Russia back on his former attorney Michael Cohen, in part by making allegations about Cohen’s father-in-law. Here’s what it’s all about.

Robert Cornegy

Robert Cornegy officially files for 2021 Brooklyn borough president run

Learning from his speaker run, Robert Cornegy says he’s jumping in early.