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Jeff Klein

NY Governor, Top State Legislators Head To Israel

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top state legislators are heading to Israel this week for a two-day visit as a "demonstration of ...

Is Andrew Cuomo a Democrat? Then He'll Support Democrat Oliver Koppell Over "Independent" Jeff Klein

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.07.2014 | New York
Ian Reifowitz

It's relatively simple, folks. New York is a blue state. We have, at least in theory, a Democratic governor in Andrew Cuomo. We have a strong Democrat...

Democrat Leadership Not Fighting Hard Enough for NY DREAM Act 

Cesar Vargas | Posted 05.12.2014 | New York
Cesar Vargas

Behind-the-scenes political maneuvering and lip service by Democrats could once again prevent our state from providing equal access to college.

Paul Blumenthal

Campaign Finance Reform Faces Notorious Hurdle

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

In downtown New York City on Wednesday, state Sen. Jeff Klein, the leader of the Independent Democratic Conference, launched the first of four public ...

John Celock

Surprise Twist In Final State Race

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

Democrats have officially captured a majority of the seats in the New York State Senate, but Republicans will continue to control the chamber, through...

CARTOON: New York Takes First Place In Gun Control Action

Posted 01.16.2013 | Black Voices

The state of New York took a leap ahead of Washington, D.C.,passing the nation's toughest gun legislation since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shoot...

NY Passes First Gun Laws In Country Since Newtown

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 03.17.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Jumping out ahead of Washington, New York state enacted the nation's toughest gun restrictions Tuesday and the first since the Co...

Dems Hand Second State Senate To GOP

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Two Democratic Washington state senators have decided to caucus with the opposition party, handing control of the state Senate to Republicans -- the s...

Some NY Dems Need to Put Ideals Before Ambition

Larry Hirsch | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York
Larry Hirsch

If you sacrifice your ideals for ambition, however, you are crossing the line to where you should re-think your political future. This is where these five Senators in Albany and at least one mayoral candidate are now.

Independent Democrats Ally With Republicans To Take New York Senate

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York's state Senate will be run by a coalition of Republicans and Independent Democrats after election results had initially left De...

Republicans Gain New Benefactors

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

A group of four Democratic state senators in New York plan to form a coalition to give control of the state Senate to Republicans, just weeks after De...

Q10 With Jeff Klein

Kara Ross | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Kara Ross

In today's technology-driven world the allure of the historic seems to be increasingly rare. Breaking the mold, hotelier and founder of JK Hotel Group Jeff Klein revitalized the past with his new Sunset Tower Hotel.

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Redistricting

Morgan Pehme | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

New Yorkers have shown a much greater interest in addressing gerrymandering than ever before. But there is still a great deal about the current debate that is largely unknown, misunderstood, or unsaid.

Report: Marriage Equality In NY Would Earn State $391 Million

Posted 07.11.2011 | New York

The State Senate's Independent Democratic Conference has released a report showing that marriage equality in New York state would generate $391 millio...

Inconvenient Truths

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

the principal fault line in fiscal policy is not between the two parties, but between spenders and savers, with the Democrats evenly divided.

Where Should I Stay in Los Angeles?

David Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

The options of quality independent hotels in Los Angeles are plentiful, distinct, and impressive. The first qualifier in LA is beach or city? The next is price.

State Senators Parker And Klein Have Shouting Match In Midst Of Monserrate Decision

nydailynews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A heated exchange took place at last night's closed-door Senate Democratic conference between Sens. Diane Savino, Kevin Parker and Jeff Klein resulted...

Vanity Fair Oscar Party Will Go On, Despite Economy

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After a year without Vanity Fair's legendary Oscar bash, due to the writer's strike, no economic crisis can get in the way of this year's. Graydon Ca...