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We Hold This Truth to Be Self-Evident: Primary, Caucus Rules Must Go

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 07:00
The protracted Democratic and Republican presidential nominating contests in 2016 have exposed an opaque, undemocratic political process.

Your Guide to the Wild New York Primary

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 22:42
Why this primary is unlike all the others.

Bernie Sanders Makes His Last Pitch Ahead of New York Primary

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 20:01
On primary eve, Bernie Sanders held a rally in Long Island City.

Bill de Blasio Ducks Questions About Ongoing Scandals

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:09
Bill de Blasio refused to talk about his office's interactions with Preet Bharara or about how he would respond to the indictment of any member of his administration.

On Eve of New York Primary, Hillary Clinton Digs In Against Bernie Sanders

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:55
Renewing their attacks on her bitter rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and her supporters dismissed the Vermont independent as a candidate too beholden to the gun lobby and even likened him to Donald Trump at a Midtown rally today.

George Clooney Defends Clinton’s $353k-Per-Plate Fundraiser

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:00
While he's at it, actor admits he wasn't great as Batman.

Bernie Sanders Promises Massive Federal Investment in Public Housing

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 20:35
Bernie Sanders released the outline of a plan to deal with NYCHA's "leaky roofs, mold, unreliable heating systems, broken elevators and vermin."

Hillary Clinton Makes A Bipartisan Appeal on Staten Island

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 17:54
Hillary Clinton finished a day of campaign stops around New York City with a rally on Staten Island.

Jumaane Williams Endorses Bernie Sanders’ ‘Political Revolutionary Moonshot’

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 16:43
“I’m proud today to endorse the next president of the United States of America, Senator Bernie Sanders, who will bring the revolutionary moonshot, baby!”

Trump on Delegate Fight at Convention: ‘I Hope It Doesn’t Involve Violence’

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 13:11
Donald Trump railed against a "rigged" delegate system—and said he had the best "toys" to sway delegates but wouldn't use them.

The Donald Trump Show Comes to Staten Island

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 12:28
Donald Trump received a warm welcome in Staten Island, the city's most conservative borough.

Why Billionaires Like James Simons Donate Millions to Clinton and Cruz

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:00
America's elite don't support Establishment candidates because they're passionate about campaign platforms.

Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 19:36
Chelsea Clinton, at forum with Christine Quinn, uses personal experiences to color awareness of LGBT issues.

Feds: Sheldon Silver Used His Position to Help His Mistresses

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:41
Sources tell the Observer that rumor in Albany long linked Mr. Silver with a former assemblywoman.

Activists Launch #CLOSErikers Campaign to Close Rikers Island

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:30
Group of community organizations gather to launch the #CLOSErikers campaign to shutter Rikers Island jail

Ninth Democratic Debate: Where Each Candidate Excelled and Faltered

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 08:30
The gloves came off as it gets down to the wire in New York.

Hacking Hillary: Panama Papers Show Danger of Clinton’s Secret Server

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 07:30
The Panama Papers have exposed the system of offshore tax havens—and why Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server was so dangerous.

Donald Trump Looms Large Over New York GOP Gala

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:14
All three Republican candidates for president descended on Manhattan tonight just days ahead of a rare competitive primary.

The Bernie Hillary New York Debate Was Predictably Ferocious

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:59
It was a nasty night in Brooklyn.

Protesters Crash GOP Gala Hosting Donald Trump

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 21:17
"Donald Trump, go away! Racist, sexist, anti-gay!" was the greeting demonstrators had for the candidate outside the Grand Hyatt Hotel.