Politics Noir


Cordell Cleare hosts campaign fundraiser

Fifth Avenue’s Gran Piatta was the venue to be in Wednesday, Aug. 26. Cordell Cleare hosted the fundraising event, with supporters in her campaign for female district leader in the 70th Assembly District, Harlem.

Obama in the Arctic

President Barack Obama addressed the issue of climate change with unusual force and vigor Monday from Alaska, stating that unless the nations of the planet act more aggressively, there will be “more drought.

Ironclad Iran deal

Having secured the 34th Senate vote, President Barack Obama’s deal with Iran is all but ironclad.

Inside Ben Carson's quiet surge

Watch out Donald Trump. Here comes Ben Carson.

Poll disputes Donald Trump claim on black voter support

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that his plans to improve the economy for black Americans is why he is leading in the polls with black voters, though at least one recent poll disputes Trump's claim.

Report says GOP willing to let Moskowitz run as Republican for mayor

Some people want New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio out of office at all costs.

Cornel West endorses 'brother' Bernie Sanders

Civil rights activist and philosopher Cornel West on Monday endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president.

Biden’s bid?

If there’s an ounce of truth to rumors that Vice President Joe Biden is quietly meeting with folks who seem determined to draft him for another presidential run, then we will have to wait to see if it can be ...

Obama’s Clean Power Plan

When President Barack Obama announced his Clean Power Plan, there were several long outbursts of applause in the White House Monday, none more sustained than when he remarked that the “plan [was] two years in the making, and the single ...

Joe Biden keeps watchful eye on 2016 race

Vice President Joe Biden has yet to rule out a 2016 presidential campaign and is likely to wait beyond August to decide, several Democrats say, allowing him to watch as the contest unfolds before determining whether he could make a ...

Congressional Black Caucus to talk diversity with Silicon Valley leaders

The Congressional Black Caucus delegation is going to visit Silicon Valley to help tackle Big Tech's diversity problem.

State Sen. John Sampson found guilty on corruption charges

State Sen. John Sampson of Brooklyn's 19th District was stripped of his seat Friday after he was convicted on three of the nine corruption charges he faced.

Obamacy: A legacy of diplomacy

Let’s call President Barack Obama’s diplomatic surge “Obamacy.”

President Obama addresses NAACP

President Barack Obama speaks to the NAACP at the annual convention in Philadelphia.

Local legislators weigh in on marriage equality

Last Friday marked the beginning of a historic Pride Week in New York City and around the country, when the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of marriage equality.