New York State Senate
Brooklyn Republican state Sen. Marty Golden's campaign office manager approved the controversial appearance of outspoken misogynist and Islamophobic pundit and activist Gavin McInnes at a Manhattan Republican club.
New York City
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman led on women’s issues while his ex-girlfriends say he was beating them.
Nixon and Teachout want debates. Frontrunners have little incentive.
John Liu, the first Asian-American citywide elected official who served as New York City comptroller before becoming embroiled in a fundraising scandal, is attempting a political comeback. After losing both his 2013 bid for mayor and 2014 run for state Senate, he is making a second run for the 11th Senate District.
Ruben Diaz Sr.
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.
Here are the numbers of petitions and fundraising counts for prominent candidates running for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.
Several New York House Republicans pushed back against President Donald Trump’s seeming acceptance of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rejection of allegations of election meddling.
Outgoing Rep. Joseph Crowley isn’t the only New York House member or candidate who has expressed wariness about a potential Nancy Pelosi speakership.
Many female politicians have chosen to have events in front of the Fearless Girl statue in lower Manhattan, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer. State attorney general hopeful Zephyr Teachout, however, chose to be endorsed by current political “it” girl Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a few feet away, in front of the Charging Bull statue.
The New York state Health Department officially recommended legalizing marijuana the day after Alain Kaloyeros, a former top economic development official, was convicted of corruption.
The congressman refuses to vacate the Working Families Party line, despite the party's request
If Roe v. Wade were fully overturned, a 1970 New York law legalizing abortion would still be on the books. However, critics argue that it is out of date, as it restricts the time frame in which women can terminate a pregnancy and only allows a late-term abortion if a woman’s life is at risk.
Despite a list of candidates not necessarily representative of New York’s population, gubernatorial hopefuls are trying to ensure diversity in their campaign staff.
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