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The casual observer probably wouldn’t guess David Obelcz is homeless. A series of misfortunes largely beyond his control plagued Obelcz over the past two years  — including a roommate he claims surreptitiously squandered his rent money on alcohol, leading to an eviction. more
It was not the "blue wave" many Democrats had hoped for in elections nationwide Tuesday night as Republicans not only retained control of the U.S. Senate, they strengthened their position. But when it came to the state senate, Democrats are now in full control. 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
Running a beauty salon in a small shopping strip where around a third of the stores are vacant hasn’t made Yetta Lazri’s life easier. more
Jeffrey Dinowitz is a slugger upstate, but it’s his work on the ground right here in the community he says he’s most passionate about. more
Four of New York City’s five borough presidents have formed a committee designed to oppose the second and third proposals slated for the Nov. 6 ballot that will affect community boards in the city. more
A behemoth from days when barons and bosses reigned supreme has walked away from a deal with the city, and Chuck Schumer had something to say: Honor the deal, get out of the way, and give the city its right-of-way. more
For Gary Axelbank, moderating televised political debates isn’t that different than being a disc jockey. more
Alessandra Biaggi knew the chips were stacked against her when she began her campaign for Jeff Klein’s seat in Senate District 34 earlier this year. more
There were a lot of unhappy lawmakers on the Democratic side of the aisle in Congress this past weekend following the successful confirmation of new U.S. Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh. more
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