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New York Rep. Charlie Rangel's Democratic Challenger Lives In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), a 42-year veteran of the House who announced his bid for reelection in New York’s 13th Congressional District in Decem...

Labor Day Musings of a New Yorker

Sherman Yellen | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York
Sherman Yellen

What we need is someone who respects the human scale -- the need for light and air and parks that make a city not just habitable but a joyful place for those who live in it.

Weiner's Thoughts On 'Poor People Jobs' Spark Backlash

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Never one to avoid creating a stir, Anthony Weiner unleashed another head-turning phrase Tuesday night at a debate among Democratic candidates for may...

Michael McLaughlin

NYC Mayoral Candidate Attends Vigil For Slain Woman In The Middle Of The Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- It's 3 a.m. Do you know where your candidate for mayor is? Maybe poll leader and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is dreaming abou...

Michael McLaughlin

He's Back! Jimmy McMillan Has Some Words For Spitzer And Weiner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The underdog who used a catchy phrase about high-priced life in New York City to become an oddball fixture in city politics is back -- and...

Cuomo Announces Commission To Fight Corruption In NY

Newsday | Yancey Roy | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- Following a spate of corruption scandals, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo launched a special commission Tuesday to investigate potential violations of ...

Actors to Farmers, and Everyone in Between: Pass Fair Elections in New York

Adam Smith | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Adam Smith

Last week, actor Liev Schreiber sat at a desk in his home in front of his computer and recorded a 20 second video after being asked by another well-kn...

How Those Names Get On Your Ballot

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Ariel Chesler

Candidates know about it. Election lawyers know about it. Political insiders do too. Yet, I've learned over the past few years that in this otherwise politically savvy town, ballot access still remains foreign to many.

A Call for Election Reform, Beginning with New York

Nick Nyhart | Posted 08.15.2013 | Impact
Nick Nyhart

In a 2011 speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, civil rights hero and Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.) eloquently described attacks ...

Paul Blumenthal

Big State Fights Back Against 'Dark Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday imposed new regulations to close major disclosure loopholes for money spent on ...

It's Decision Time in New York City

Ben Max | Posted 06.01.2013 | New York
Ben Max

What about the other sixty races of NYC 2013? There's a tremendous amount of power up for grabs in races not for Mayor and we mustn't forget about them.

Dems Pushing For Early Voting In New York

Newsday | Joan Gralla | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- New York's consistently low voter turnout and the Election Day problems superstorm Sandy caused have sparked a drive by Democrats to make Ne...

New York's 2012 Election Results

| Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro, Jill Colvin NEW YORK CITY — Voters reelected President Barack Obama to the White House Tuesday after a hotly contested campaign...

New York Polls 2012: What You Need To Know To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

New York, are you ready to vote? Here's what you need to know about voting in your state on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The closing tim...

Absentee Voting Hits Major Snag In Key State

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some New York voters who requested absentee ballots may receive them late because the New York City Board of Elections faces a backlog o...

Democrats Seek To Regain Control In New York Congressional Elections

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state's congressional elections are testing the staying power of Republicans who rode a tea party wave to a House majority tw...

New York Primary Election See Tight Race For Two Pro-Gay Marriage Candidates

The New York Times | Posted 09.14.2012 | New York

Two Republican state senators who provided pivotal votes to legalize same-sex marriage last year fought opponents to a standstill on Thursday in prima...

There Are A Bunch Of Elections On Thusday, Which Ones Should You Care About?

Politicker | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

It’s Election Day in New York next Thursday! But instead of a titanic battle between ideologies–your Mitt Romneys vs. Barack Obamas, if you will...

Rangel Holds On To Democratic Nomination

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

* Veteran House member has represented Harlem since 1971 * Rangel was censured in 2010 for ethics violations (Recasts with Rangel's...

New York's Stealth Primary Puts Congress in Spotlight

Dan Collins | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Tuesday is primary day for New York. Surprised? This is the second of three state primary dates. Mitt Romney won the presidential primary in April. (What? You didn't hear about that either?)

Let's Comfort the Afflicted

Tom Allon | Posted 04.22.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Every vote is equal. The "afflicted" can catch up to the "comfortable." We just need to reform our 20th century, tired ideas -- and the leaders who perpetuate them.

Election Commissioners Want To Give Troops More Time To Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Election Commissioners' Association is looking to move the date of New York State's primary contests from September to June. The ECA recently w...

New York GOP Head Under Fire For Party's Losses

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Board of Elections Finds 200,000 Votes a Month After Election

nytimes.com | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The city's Board of Elections routinely reminds New Yorkers that the election night vote count is unofficial and preliminary. Still, the difference i...

WATCH: Paladino Concedes, But Uses Bat To Threaten Cuomo

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Failed New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino brought a strange companion to his concession speech Tuesday night -- its name was Louisville Sl...