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Rep. Maxine Waters, ‘Donald Trump is More Focused on Saving Statues of Slaveholders & Confederate Generals than Protecting Americans from the Coronavirus’

Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ (CA-43) statement on Donald Trump’s negligence in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and his threats to protestors calling for the removal of statues of Confederate generals and slaveholders:

City layoffs now off the chopping block for now

Thousands of city employees are breathing a sigh of relief after their jobs were saved in the city’s annual budget.

Trump and treason

Russiagate circles and surfaces again over and within the Trump administration, and this time it comes with cries of treason

Mayor de Blasio seeks $1 billion NYPD cut amid City Hall protest

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's proposing slashing the New York City police budget by $1 billion.

Protesters continue to occupy City Hall

Protestors are keeping up on their promise to occupy City Hall in Manhattan.

U.S. Supreme Court swats Trump’s attempts to end DACA

DACA recipients and supporters have a win...for now.

More Trump bumps

Protesters angered by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis have extended that rage to the toppling of monuments they deem racist, including statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, both torn down in Portland, Oregon.

Bowman declares victory

Jamaal Bowman declares win in Democratic Primary

Trump administration withholding $14 billion in critical coronavirus funding

With more than 2.3 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in America and a staggering 122,000 deaths, Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Washington) say President Donald Trump is sitting on about $14 billion ...

Congress moves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act measure forward

The House Judiciary Committee has introduced the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act.

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.

Trump moves rally from Juneteenth, but not from danger

In one sense Trump’s plan to change his rally in Tulsa, Okla. to Saturday, June 20, in order to avoid infringing on Juneteenth may be cheered by African Americans, but that doesn’t spare the expected turnout endangered by the increasing ...

New Jersey AG demands that law enforcement officials who violate policies be identified

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is ordering that all law enforcement agencies in the state begin publicly identifying officers who commit serious disciplinary violations.

Meet the candidates: Primary elections underway in NYC

The primary elections in New York State are set to take place on June 23 but early voting has already begun and with COVID-19 still lingering people are voting by mail.

How does Jamaal Bowman stand out from the crowd?

In New York’s congressional 16th district, which covers parts of the Bronx and Westchester, including Mount Vernon and New Rochelle, there is a contested race where the incumbent challenger is in danger of losing his position in office.