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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
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
With just nine words the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 threw out the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade decision that made abortion a constitutional right. “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion,” the decision read. more
Marble Hill threw a block party Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its oldest Black-owned business and honor its venerable proprietor, Rosey Spivey. more
Following months of lawsuits and court challenges, the redistricting dust has finally settled and the newly drawn Congressional district lines are in place.  more
Congressman Ritchie Torres endorsed Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Monday for re-election in the 81st Assembly district Democratic primary. The announcement comes soon after Dinowitz’ challenger, Jessica Woolford, received a high-profile endorsement of her own from state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, whose current district overlaps with much of Dinowitz’. 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
Each spring, members of Congress put their pen and papers aside to host a visual arts competition — known as the congressional art competition. Art entries are open to only high school students to gain the opportunity of a lifetime to recognize their own talent and encourage their artistic side. more
U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat took the House floor on Tuesday to led a moment of silence for two New York Police Department officers who were killed in the line of duty during a reported domestic violence incident in Harlem last month. more
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