News & Politics

News & Politics


DSA Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani is considering a run for NYC mayor

Sources say the socialist state legislator from Queens is testing the waters.

Albany Agenda

Hochul denounces political violence after Trump assassination attempt

The governor called the shooting “disgusting” but did not back off her political criticisms of the former president.

Kathy Hochul

What does 2026 hold for Kathy Hochul?

Most governors win their second election if they choose to run. With some potential challengers already waiting in the wings, Hochul says she’s prepping.

Heard Around Town

For Marc Molinaro, it’s not about the fundraising

The 19th Congressional District rep has beat his well-funded challenger Josh Riley before.

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National Democratic group spotlights state Senate campaigns

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee will offer its support to state Sens. Lea Webb and Iwen Chu

Campaigns & Elections

In split with Hochul, Delgado calls on Biden to drop out

Gov. Kathy Hochul has been one of Biden’s staunchest defenders, but Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado wants him to end his presidential campaign.

Rikers Island


A timeline on the closure of Rikers Island

The long-awaited decision on a federal takeover will have to wait till an unknown date.

Eric Adams

Eric Adams does not veto bill expanding City Council authority

The legislation will go before voters – unless the Charter Revision Commission acts to stop it.

News & Politics

Latimer’s win paves way for Westchester’s first Black county executive

Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins, who lost the county executive race to Latimer in 2017, is now poised to assume the top job.