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New York State Politics

Why This Congressional Candidate Doesn't Want You To Pay Attention To Her TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Zephyr Teachout wants to change the way politicians treat voters when targeting them with ads. “You know how most political ads don’t say anything...

Former New York Assembly Speaker Faces New Charges

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors unveiled new charges against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver ...

The Flow of Money in New York State Politics

Ana Komnenic | Posted 03.02.2013 | New York
Ana Komnenic

The logic behind the Citizen's United ruling was that people, corporations, and organizations have the right to free speech. However, disclosure reports indicate that donors often contribute to such a wide range of political candidates and parties that their money goes to contradicting ideologies.

Andrew Cuomo's Leadership and New York's Green Economic Revival

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Cohen

Governor Cuomo must immediately work to project a dynamic, highly visible, and intense series of green economic initiatives.

Reading the Tea(bagger) Leaves From Next Week's New York State Assembly Special Elections

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

Two Assembly races can be viewed as harbingers of whether the New York State Senate will revert to Republican control, or whether the bare Democratic majority will increase.

New Constitution Called For As Albany Disgust Rises

New York Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - Few New Yorkers would disagree that state politics are broken. Even fewer are the number of proposed fixes - from term limits for lawmakers t...

Governor Paterson Feared As Liability For State Democrats

New York Times | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As he prepares to run for re-election, Representative Michael E. McMahon, a Democrat from Staten Island, is burdened with having to campaign in a dist...