Politics

State Sen. John DeFrancisco arguing on the floor of the New York Senate.
New York State
As session winds down some small measures squeak through.
Former New York City Councilmember Annabel Palma filled-in for Rep. Joe Crowley at last night's Congressional primary debate with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Campaigns & Elections
Annabel Palma was ranked the fifth-worst council member in 2016 by City & State.
An aerial view of the Capitol in Albany
New York State
Republicans lack the leverage – and Democrats lack the incentive.
An asylum-seeking migrant from Central America holds a child while peering through the border wall in Tijuana, Mexico.
New York City
The federal government is placing newly unaccompanied minors in residential programs.
Jose Peralta
Campaigns & Elections
The state senator emphasizes his experience as he seeks re-election.
New York State Capitol building
New York State
“I know of nothing to breathe life into these bills, but it’s only Monday.”
Stephanie Miner with Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Campaigns & Elections
The former Democratic mayor of Syracuse is running against Cuomo as an independent.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks with Alain Kaloyeros
New York State
The pay-to-play trial against Cuomo affiliates begins.
Rep. Adriano Espaillat speaks during New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address in 2013
Heard Around Town
Espaillat, Meeks and Clarke headline the incumbents.
New York executive chambers
New York State
Education, sports betting, and gun control remain unresolved.
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