Zellnor Myrie

Zellnor Myrie's fight is not over

An interview with Democratic state Senate candidate Zellnor Myrie.

Andrea Stewart-Cousins

She waited. Will good things come to Andrea Stewart-Cousins?

With the IDC out of the way, the state Senate may finally be Andrea Stewart Cousins'.

Andrew Cuomo

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

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.


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

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

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.


How to beat a former member of the Independent Democratic Conference

Ex-IDC senators all face challenges, but is anti-IDC sentiment strong enough to knock out the incumbents?

New York State

Senate incumbents face the consequences of the teacher evaluations fight

State Senate incumbents face the consequences of the teacher evaluations fight as New York's teachers union is targeting the lawmakers who failed them during session.

New York State

Battleground: New York

New York is the epicenter of the struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party.

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Andrew Cuomo

Republicans for Cuomo are still quietly for Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has moved to the left, but supporters of his who were members of a Republicans for Cuomo group don’t seem to mind.


Dems backing IDC challengers are not violating the truce

Sources present for IDC state Senate reunification deal say it never applied to other Democrats.

Jeff Klein

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.

Jessica Ramos

Jessica Ramos looks to capture that Ocasio-Cortez energy

Jessica Ramos is challenging state Sen. Jose Peralta, a former member of the Independent Democratic Conference.


Myrie campaign ad attacks ex-IDC Hamilton’s real estate ties

State Senate candidate Zellnor Myrie is out with his first campaign video, and in it he accuses his rival, state Sen. Jesse Hamilton, of being in the pocket of real estate developers.

New York City

Ocasio-Cortez’s victory is already reshaping New York politics

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory could shape New York’s political landscape