Politics Noir


Keith Wright: 'It ain’t over'

“It ain’t over,” Assemblyman Keith Wright told a throng of well wishers Tuesday evening at the Minisink Townhouse in Harlem.

Poll shows Clinton with battleground leads

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump across the board in a new poll of battleground states.

Primary results: Espaillat claims victory as Wright waits for count

Adriano Espaillat claims victory to succeed longtime Harlem Congressman Charlie Rangel to represent the 13th congressional district while Keith Wright vows not to concede until all the votes are counted.

Congressional Black Caucus endorses Keith Wright

The Congressional Black Caucus shows support for Keith Wright with an endorsement.

Bernie Sanders: I'll probably vote for Clinton

Bernie Sanders said Friday he will likely vote for Hillary Clinton for president in November, the strongest expression of support yet from the Vermont senator, but he left the door open that he could change his mind.

Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun control

Democrats decided to end their day-long sit-in protest on the House floor over gun control Thursday.

Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan taking race into consideration as one factor of admission is constitutional.

Harlem congressional candidates square off for Rangel’s seat

With Congressman Charles Rangel looking on, seven candidates Monday evening debated who was the best qualified to replace the 46-year veteran leader of the 13th Congressional District. According to the reaction from the audience at Hostos College, Assemblyman Keith Wright ...

Senate rejects series of gun measures

Senators couldn't muster enough bipartisan support to pass a series of gun control measures Monday, the latest in a long string of failed attempts at enacting tighter curbs on firearms in the United States.

President Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton in video

President Barack Obama endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a web video Thursday.

Hear Hillary’s roar

As the first woman to win the nomination of a major political party, Hillary Clinton strode to the stage at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Tuesday evening, opened her arms and embraced the historic moment.

Bill Clinton to give eulogy at service for Muhammad Ali

Former President Bill Clinton will be among those eulogizing late boxing legend Muhammad Ali Friday at a service in Ali's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

NJ Black Mayors’ Alliance for Social Justice endorses Hillary Clinton

This week, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met with 15 members of the N.J. Black Mayors’ Alliance for Social Justice to discuss issues important to their communities. After the event, the Mayors’ Alliance endorsed Clinton for president.

‘Reparations Now!’ for president 2016 campaign launch

The Black Voter Coalition launched its voter registration campaign for the upcoming 2016 presidential election Saturday with great success.

A narrow lead for Clinton in Cali

Mathematically, the Democratic presidential primary has been over for months, and when the primaries in California and New Jersey are over, Hillary Clinton can probably add presumptive candidate to her list of titles.