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.

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.

IDC

Politics

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

Politics

Battleground: New York

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

IDC

Politics

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

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.

Ruben Diaz Sr.

Politics

'What you should know' about Rubén Díaz Sr.’s bizarre column

Diaz’s penchant for writing political missives using his government email address has gotten him into hot water recently. On Monday, the city Council’s Committee on Standards and Ethics held a hearing about Díaz’s alleged use of government email to send political messages to staffers and colleagues.

Jessica Ramos

Personality

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.

Joe Crowley

Politics

Have we seen the last of Joe Crowley?

Joe Crowley is still the Queens Democratic chairman, and with no heir apparent, he is expected to hold on to his other base of power – even if some Democrats think it’s time for a change.

Jose Peralta

Politics

Peralta campaign video doesn’t mention IDC

State Sen. Jose Peralta emphasizes his experience in campaign video as he seeks re-election.

Melinda Katz

Personality

Moms in elected office perform a delicate balancing act

Moms in elected office perform a delicate balancing act. For Mother’s Day, we recognize the challenge of parenting while campaigning

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