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New York Democratic Primary

Why Did Weingarten Slight Teachout and Wu in the Final Hour?

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 11.15.2014 | New York
Mercedes Schneider

Cuomo publicly snubbed Teachout; Weingarten slighted Teachout in the final hour, behind her back, and in the name of a position so obscure to the general public that Weingarten must preface it with, "Hey, you know me as a union prez, but don't think of me that way right now..." And still, Teachout took a third of the vote from Cuomo.

Christine Quinn and Gender Politics

Robin Lakoff | Posted 11.13.2013 | Women
Robin Lakoff

If you can't dish it out as well as take it, you'd better stay home, and everyone knows it. But only for a female candidate is this perceived as a negative -- although its absence would be equally perceived as a lack of assertiveness, an inability to play the game, an unfitness for office.

Primary Turnout So Low, May Have Set A Modern Record

New York Times | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Though official records are incomplete, it appears that the turnout in Tuesday's Democratic primary was the lowest in modern New York City history. D...

The Unthinkable

Richard Aborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Aborn

We've changed the debate. By articulating a strongly progressive, prevention-oriented platform and speaking directly and honestly about racial justice, we have reshaped criminal justice thinking in New York.

OffTheBus On The Ground: The New York Primary

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
NYCity News Service

The NYCity News Service is teaming with The Huffington Post's OffTheBus to provide comprehensive coverage of the New York presidential primary. The mu...

Bronx Stop One: El Valle restaurant on Jerome Ave.

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
NYCity News Service

Pre-Super Tuesday Dispatches from the Bronx by Annie Shreffler A weekend trek to local eating spots in the Bronx introduced us to voters who debunk a...