Michael Blake

Cory Booker, Jesse Jackson back Michael Blake for Congress

Assemblyman Michael Blake's congressional campaign has been endorsed by a trio of national black leaders – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

Eliot Engel

Rep. Eliot Engel is facing primary opponents critical of his foreign policy

As chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Engel has tried to protect congressional power.


Freddie Richmond thought he could buy anything - and anybody

The recently deceased former Brooklyn congressman was a staunch liberal, but also corrupt and transactional.

New York State

Is Allison Fine the tech-savvy boost Congress needs?

The former NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation board chairwoman talks health care, data privacy and closing the tech knowledge deficit among lawmakers.

Michael Gianaris

Could New York opt out of Opportunity Zones?

The community development tax break is benefiting the wealthy, but New York doesn't have to hand out its own money.

New York City

Max Rose versus the world

With Donald Trump back on the ballot, Max Rose will have to win over conservatives to keep his House seat.

Justin Brannan

Pass permanent authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Congress should help all current and future victims of 9/11 once and for all by passing permanent authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, write New York City Councilman Justin Brannan and Policeman's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch.

Jerry Nadler

Nadler blasts Barr’s handling of Mueller report release

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler accused U.S. Attorney William Barr of rolling out Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report in a way that helps President Donald Trump.

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New York City

How de Blasio's D.C. agents keep tabs on Trump’s government

As Bill de Blasio wages a war on Washington, his agents in D.C. keep tabs on Donald Trump’s government.

New York State

New York delegation lands prime House committee assignments

Most New York members of Congress will serve on House committees corresponding to their districts and interests. Pelosi detractors will not.


Committee assignment gives Ocasio-Cortez a platform for her agenda

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s seat on the House Financial Services Committee is a perch from which to fight Wall Street.

New York City

What the most unequal state taught Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Living in New York has taught Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that big tax hikes on the rich would mitigate the state’s worst problems.

Nancy Pelosi

Why some New York members of Congress are against Pelosi

Despite the state’s progressive reputation, its moderates may oppose the first woman House Speaker returning to power.

Nita Lowey

Lowey on leveraging leadership on the Appropriations Committee

The congresswoman promises to fight against the border wall, for Planned Parenthood.