Ross Barkan

Martin Golden

Has state Sen. Marty Golden sped too close to the sun?

State Sen. Martin Golden has been a mainstay of Brooklyn politics for 20 years. But, as a “blue wave” of Democratic turnout in November gathers force, could Golden’s habit of stumbling into political minefields mean the senator’s time in office is finally up?

New York City

Muslims in politics celebrate the end of Ramadan

Balancing professional life during Ramadan can be both “exhausting and exhilarating.”

Frank Seddio

Golden challenger Gounardes considering Assembly run instead

Bay Ridge Democrat Andrew Gounardes is considering running for indicted Assemblywoman Pamela Harris’ seat instead of mounting another challenge against state Sen. Martin Golden, one of the city's few Republican state lawmakers.