Politics Noir


Pelosi names House impeachment managers

Two New Yorkers are among the seven designated by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to act as managers in the Trump Senate impeachment trial.

House votes to send Trump impeachment to Senate for trial

The House of Representatives approved a resolution that appointed seven House Democrats as impeachment managers and sent articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate.

Sen. Cory Booker suspends 2020 presidential campaign

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones emphasizes the importance of the 2020 Black voter turnout

The importance of Black voter turnout, the Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act, bipartisan politics, the Futures Act and environmental justice, counted among the topics candidly tackled during a historic fireside chat between National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and ...

State of the State: Cuomo hints that budget-tightening is on the way

The state of New York State is strong, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

HUD seeks to roll back Obama rule on housing desegregation

The Trump administration took steps Tuesday to roll back an Obama-era rule intended to ensure that communities confront and address racial segregation in housing.

Restaurant sexual harassment victims finally receive settlement

For years, 11 former employees of a popular West Village restaurant endured inappropriate advances and sexual harassment at their jobs.

NY bail reform laws to take effect

After a long battle in Albany, New York State is on the eve of historic changes to the cash bail system for criminal defendants.

New laws going into effect in 2020

The new year brings in new laws that could impact your life.

Stay Strong John: Rep. John Lewis diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Among the living iconic civil rights leaders, few are as remarkable and steadfast as Rep. John Lewis.

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration’s attempts to change the definition of ‘public charge’

Last week, immigrant advocates filed a federal lawsuit seeking to jointly block three interrelated “Public Charge” rules publicized by Pres. Donald Trump’s administration.

Trump aims to weaken anti-redlining legislation

President Donald Trump’s administration wants to roll back laws and the rollback could lead to a wider wealth gap between whites and everyone else.

Trump has been impeached, but he's still President. What's next?

President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives in a near party-line vote Wednesday. He is still the President.

Congressional Black Caucus members talk impeachment, HBCU Funding

Shortly after the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on Friday,

Dems announce articles of impeachment

After months of handwringing and several days of testimony before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committee, the House Democrats announced on Tuesday, Dec. 10, that two articles of impeachment will be brought against Trump—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.