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New congressional maps set off mad scramble for NY House seats
If finalized, the maps could lead to high-profile primaries among veteran lawmakers.
May 17, 5:00 AM
Ritchie Torres Heads To Washington, Sets Sights On The "Long Game" Of Gaining Influence
Torres was two when the House member he's replacing was elected.
Dec 31, 2020 5:00 AM
Staten Island Democrat Max Rose Concedes To Trump-Backed Nicole Malliotakis
"As we continue to count every ballot and are on track to dramatically narrow the gap by tens of thousands of votes to a 4-5 point margin, it is now clear that we will fall short of 50.1%."
Nov 12, 2020 4:45 PM
Eyeing Medicaid Cuts, Cuomo Puts His Stamp On A $3 Trillion Stimulus Bill
A new $3 trillion stimulus bill introduced this week by Democrats in the House of Representatives could mean that Cuomo may get his way on cutting Medicaid.
May 15, 2020 11:59 AM
Off The Impeachment Fence: Centrist Democrats In NY, NJ Are Done Wavering
'The fact that the President made a political request to a foreign leader of a troubled country with the intention for it to impact an American rival is beyond disappointing. It is unconstitutional.'
Dec 17, 2019 3:51 PM
New York's Six Most Important Midterm Election Battles Outside Of NYC
Democrats are one seat shy of a majority in the State Senate, and could recoup the House of Representatives.
Updated: Nov 1, 2018 5:28 PM
House Passes Bill Banning Abortions At 20 Weeks
The bill would also jail abortion providers for up to 5 years, or impose steep fines on them, should they violate the ban.
Updated: Oct 4, 2017 5:40 PM
How The Government's Spectacularly Stupid Shutdown Affects NYC
Congressional Republicans had their big tantrum last night; here's how it affects NYC.
Updated: Oct 1, 2013 2:17 PM
House Of Representatives Vote To Slash $4 Billion From Food Stamp Budget
More than 1 in 7 Americans are enrolled in SNAP, and in New York City alone the program feeds nearly 1.8 million people.
Updated: Sep 20, 2013 1:05 PM
New Congressional Bill Aims To Keep Feds From Prosecuting Marijuana Users In Legal Pot States
Currently, federal laws still leave users and medical marijuana business vulnerable to prosecution in states where the drug has been legalized.
Updated: Apr 13, 2013 3:45 PM
Outrage After 67 House Representatives Vote "No" On Smaller Sandy Bill
New York politicians and lawmakers are blasting the 67 Representatives who voted no on the bill.
Updated: Jan 5, 2013 10:51 AM
House Overwhelmingly Passes $9.7 Billion Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a $9.7 billion Sandy bill to pay flood insurance claims today.
Updated: Jan 4, 2013 12:20 PM
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