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2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

Who’s endorsing Jamaal Bowman and George Latimer?

Elected officials and prominent organizations are taking sides in one of the most-watched races of 2024.

News & Politics

Politics

‘Leave It Blank’ campaign gets 12% of the vote in NY Democratic presidential primary

In New York City, about 15% of Democratic primary voters did not vote for any of the three candidates on the ballot.

News & Politics

Politics

District Council 37 endorses Rep. Jamaal Bowman

He has also been endorsed by 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association.

Albany Agenda

Updated Politics

The New York elected officials calling for a ceasefire in Gaza

A growing number of politicians, labor unions, city councils and other organizations have joined the call for a ceasefire as the death toll increases.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Zohran and Kal go to a coffee shop

Actor and former Obama staffer Kal Penn supports his good friend, Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani, but he is highly critical of the Democratic Socialists of America.

News & Politics

Politics

WFP endorses Jonathan Soto in 82nd Assembly District

Soto, who also has the support of DSA, is challenging Assembly Education Chair Michael Benedetto.

News & Politics

Exclusive Politics

Exclusive: Justin Brannan’s chief of staff challenges GOP Assembly Member Alec Brook-Krasny

Brook-Krasny left the Democratic Party to become a Republican in 2022. He now faces a strong challenge from Chris McCreight, Brannan’s chief of staff.

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News & Politics

Politics

Goldman and Nadler call for temporary ceasefire in Gaza

The two New York representatives joined 11 other Democrats in asking President Joe Biden to pursue an agreement between Israel and Hamas.

Heard Around Town

Politics

Myrie delivers stump speech, but isn’t running for mayor (yet)

The state senator’s comments, made while participating on a Caucus Weekend panel, came in response to a question on whether he’s considering a run.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

2024 Bronx Assembly district special election results

Democratic attorney Landon Dais defeated Republican Norman McGill in the race to replace former Assembly Member Latoya Joyner.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

Bowman threatens defamation lawsuit after Latimer says he takes ‘money from Hamas’

At a black history event this weekend, Westchester County Executive George Latimer baselessly accused Bowman of “taking money from Hamas.”

Albany Agenda

Politics

New York state Legislature 2024 races to watch

Here are some of the challenges, swing districts and open seats to keep an eye on.

Criminal Justice

Politics

Bragg and Adams announce charges in Times Square attack

“The only thing worse than failing to bring perpetrators to justice would be to ensnare innocent people in the criminal justice system,” Bragg said of his “meticulous” investigation.