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The Assembly is wasting no time getting election reform on the table as Speaker Carl Heastie and other members of his chamber — including Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz — are pushing forward a number of bills designed to reform what Heastie has called an “antiquated electoral process.” more
At the end of the more than two-week federal government shutdown in 2013, the U.S. Treasury cut checks on the average of $3,000 each to more than 850,000 government employees. That was nothing more than back wages and other lost expenses due to them — which alone cost the government $2.5 billion. more
Barring a speedy resolution to an increasingly harrowing deadlock as Congress and President Donald Trump negotiate over government funding, the already imperiled Metropolitan Transportation Authority could face what the U.S. Senate minority leader described as some very tough choices. more
The Women’s March got so much attention in the days after Donald Trump’s inauguration, it was impossible for anyone — including the man living in the White House — to … more
As expected with the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House, Rep. Eliot Engel has been elected the new chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He now becomes the top Democratic voice on foreign affairs in Congress. more
When Aliza Nisenbaum paints a portrait, her muses are more than a prop. Over the course of completing her canvas, Nisenbaum becomes a friend. more
Most of the Democrats gathering in front of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club on West 231st Street Thursday afternoon don't serve in Washington, but that didn't stop them from delivering what they say is a very important message to President Donald Trump: Keep your hands off the Robert Mueller investigation. more
Miserable weather — which has been known to depress Election Day turnout in the past — wasn’t the only obstacle impeding voters from casting ballots Tuesday. more
Following Saturday’s synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh that claimed the lives of 11 people while injuring a half-dozen others, various community leaders and elected officials came out in support of Tree of Life Synagogue. more
The man authorities believe mailed more than a dozen pipe bombs to political leaders and supporters who tend to paint themselves blue is reportedly a rabid fan of both the president and vice president, and seems to listen very closely to what Donald Trump has to say. more
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