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Manhattan district attorney 2021 Democratic primary candidates

There are nine challengers to Cyrus Vance Jr., but will the incumbent run for reelection?

Manhattan

Challengers blast Vance’s push to jail looters

Five Manhattan DA candidates criticize the incumbent’s ‘latest harmful political stunt.’

Manhattan

Tahanie Aboushi wants to transform the Manhattan DA’s office

The Manhattan district attorney candidate spoke to City & State about her experience with the justice system, her progressive platform and the incumbent, Cy Vance.

Manhattan

Brooklyn DA’s general counsel mulling Manhattan DA bid

Tali Farhadian Weinstein could be the latest challenger to take on Cyrus Vance Jr.

Cyrus Vance

Cuomo’s proposal to divert Cy Vance’s money for discovery reform

New funding to help district attorneys comply with discovery reforms would come at the expense of the Manhattan district attorney.

Manhattan

Mark Levine has 1.7 million handshakes to go

The New York City councilman wants to meet every Manhattanite during his run for borough president.

Michael Cohen

The Michael Cohen I know

President Trump’s volcanic former attack dog Michael Cohen has been around Manhattan politics and media for a long time.

Cyrus Vance

Cy Vance's blind spot

It’s hard to prosecute sexual assault allegations – and critics aren’t sure if the Manhattan DA really wants to.

Gale Brewer

Gale Brewer: The matriarch of Manhattan

Brewer has mentored thousands of aspiring politicos. Here are a few that went on to bigger things.

Gale Brewer

Everybody loves Gale

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer may be the city’s most popular politician. So why won’t she run for mayor?

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Donald Trump

New York GOP’s Trumpification is complete

New York’s Republican Party has endorsed misogyny and white nationalism – or, at minimum, declared them to be scourges less worrisome than vandalism.

New York City

Will Cy Vance redeem his reputation among liberals?

Manhattan DA Cy Vance is making some reforms, but not all advocates are mollified.

Andrew Cuomo

Democratic candidates partying local for election night

Letitia James and Andrew Cuomo won't be partying together on election night, but Zephyr Teachout and Cynthia Nixon will be.

New York City

The elected officials opposing the four new jails to replace Rikers

New York City has proposed to build four new jails to replace Rikers in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

New York City

Collins indicted, cap on Uber and Inwood rezoning

Rep. Chris Collins, Uber, Inwood rezoning and the Board of Elections headline This Week's Headlines.

New York City

New York City is alive and well

The July cover of Harper’s mistakes the southern half of Manhattan for all of New York City.