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Adriano Espaillat has served as the congressman for upper Manhattan and parts of the northwestern Bronx for the past six years. In that time, he has sponsored several bills to reform the nation’s immigration laws, he’s helped extend the Second Avenue subway lines in East Harlem, and he has made quite a reputation for himself by bringing new, particularly Dominican, politicians into power. more
After watching the eight hearings from the U.S. House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 Attack, it makes one wonder if a President of the United States truly is above the law. As far as the Jan. 6, … more
Michael Hano doesn’t have a background in politics. He’s never run for office. In fact, he makes a living selling specialty foods to exotic pet owners. “I’ve also worked as an animal wrangler. I’ve worked as a teacher. I also sometimes used to do educational programs with live animals,” Hano said. more
U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres on Wednesday called again for the FBI to investigate the Russian  Diplomatic Compound in North Riverdale after concerns were raised that the towering complex is harboring Russian spies.   more
Lisa Hofflich, who had been running for the state senate seat currently held by Alessandra Biaggi, has announced she’s ending her campaign. The decision comes after the finalized senate redistricting maps dropped last month. more
It’s likely the eve of the destruction of Roe v. Wade — an act likely to be met with cheers or outrage, depending on which side of the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case people land on. more
The state senate district races have taken on a whole new look with only one familiar face still running to represent greater Riverdale. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is taking on the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the newly redrawn 17th congressional district, which now includes parts of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, and Dutchess counties. more
Greater Riverdale will fall under a new district in the upcoming midterm elections based on a draft of a new state congressional district map that was published Monday. The new senate district will still be the 34th but it will look slightly different, based on maps dropped on Tuesday. more
Greater Riverdale will fall under a new district in the upcoming midterm elections based on a draft of a new state congressional district map that was published Monday. And state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, who had been running for congressional district 3, can still run for that seat even though her home is now in district 16. more
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