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Schumer Rails Against Alleged Efforts to Suppress Minority Turnout

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 14:45
Charles Schumer argued that the fight for voting rights continues almost half a century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s death.

Defying Critics, Bill de Blasio Embraces Al Sharpton on His Home Turf

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 14:22
Despite criticism, Mayor Bill de Blasio eagerly embraced Rev. Al Sharpton at his annual Martin Luther King Jr. event today.

De Blasio Talks Police and Protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 13:48
Bill de Blasio invoked Martin Luther King Jr. in taking on the issues of police reform.

Ex-Cop Brooklyn BP Eric Adams: ‘I Did Not Elect the PBA, I Elected the Mayor’

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 13:06
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police officer, offered a fierce defense of Mayor Bill de Blasio's policies and his invocation of his son Dante today at Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Brooklyn.

Walking the Plank: Letitia James Blasts Bill de Blasio Over Boardwalk Plan

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:23
Public Advocate Letitia James blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio over a plan to convert the iconic Coney Island Boardwalk to concrete.

Brooklyn Assemblyman Will Join the Cuomo Administration

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 16:26
Assemblyman Karim Camara will join the Cuomo administration in a new faith-based agency.

Andrew Cuomo Calls for $10.50 Minimum Wage Statewide, $11.50 in New York City

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 14:48
Gov. Andrew Cuomo today called for the city to have an $11.50 minimum wage and a $10.10 wage statewide.

Judge Emmet G. Sullivan Slams Brakes on Another Prosecutorial Overreach

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:00
In a ruling on Friday, federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that Rule 17 “subpoenas were just a fishing expedition” for additional evidence, and cut the prosecutors’ line. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Christine Quinn Is Going to Work for Andrew Cuomo

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 11:18
Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is joining the Cuomo administration.

Councilman Pushing Chokehold Bill Open to Negotiation With Mayor

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 14:32
Rory Lancman said he hopes to alter his anti-chokehold legislation in a way that will win Bill de Blasio's support.

Bill de Blasio’s Approval Rating, and the Racial Divide, Stays Steady: Poll

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:10
Despite the high-profile tension with police, Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating remains steady at 49 percent.

Bronx Councilman Rages Against ‘Smearing’ of Right to Know Act

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:01
Councilman Ritchie Torres aggressively defended his "Right to Know" Act today.

Scott Stringer Rakes in Major Campaign Dollars for 2017

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 19:40
Comptroller Scott Stringer raised more than a half million dollars for his re-election bid in less than four months.

De Blasio Says Rikers Hiring Reforms Already Underway After Scathing DOI Report

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 19:02
A Department of Investigation report revealed today that the Department of Corrections hired officers with arrests and gang affiliations.

Bill de Blasio Again Slams ‘Disgusting’ Protesters Who ‘Denigrate’ Police

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 16:21
Mayor Bill de Blasio today blasted some "disgusting" elements of the anti-police brutality protests.

Most New Yorkers Disapprove of Cops Turning Their Backs on de Blasio: Poll

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 16:09
Most New Yorkers disapprove of police officers turning their backs to Mayor Bill de Blasio at two recent funerals for slain cops, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released today.

Council Speaker Applies for and Defends Muni I.D. Program

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:17
Melissa Mark-Viverito claimed the city has the IDNYC site glitches under control, and that the program is on a trajectory for success.

City Council Proposes $7.3 Million for New Bulletproof Vests for NYPD

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 14:45
The City Council is proposing to spend $7.3 million on new bulletproof vests for the NYPD.

Christine Quinn Is Going to Harvard

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:52
Christine Quinn, the ex-council speaker, has a new gig at Harvard.

Andrew Cuomo Jabs at Bill de Blasio During Economics Speech

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:55
Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a shot at Mayor Bill de Blasio while touting an economic plan for upstate New York today.