Politics Noir


NYC Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia resigns

New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia resigned Tuesday, the Department of Transportation confirms.

NYC gets ballot tracking, other key improvements ahead of November election

The New York City Board of Elections appears to be slowly improving things following significant issues of disenfranchisement during the state’s June primary.

NY AG James empanels grand jury in Daniel Prude case

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Saturday that she will empanel a grand jury as part of her investigation into the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester.

Trump trips in Kenosha

For a Democratic governor and for the mayor of Kenosha, Wisconsin to ask Trump to reconsider his visit is like extending him an open invitation.

Fabiana Pierre-Louis becomes first Black woman to serve on NJ State Supreme Court

Fabiana Pierre-Louis makes history becoming the first Black woman to serve on the New Jersey State Supreme Court.

Video of NYCHA tenants during RNC should be probed for Hatch Act violations: official

City Councilman Ritchie Torres on Sunday called for the Inspector General of the New York City Housing Authority to investigate whether President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign violated the Hatch Act

Black Americans scarce at GOP convention

Opening night at the 2020 Republican National Convention featured several prominent African Americans, none more outspoken and rhetorically consistent a Republican than Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina.

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. wants payments protected during COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. wants stores to continue to honor cash as a form of payment during the current coronavirus public health crisis.

AG James takes action to force Trump Organization to comply with ongoing investigation

Last Friday, Aug. 14, New York Attorney General Letitia James took legal action in an ongoing civil investigation into the Trump Organization’s financial dealings.

House passes bill to reverse changes blamed for mail delays

The House has approved legislation that would reverse recent changes in U.S. Postal Service operations.

Dems wrap historic convention: Harris makes History, Obama cviscerates Trump

As Democrats wrapped their four-day national convention filled with hope and promise for the future of America, many might well harken back to day three and determine it as the turning point of the 2020 election season.

VIDEO: Sen. Kamala Harris accepts the Democratic Party's nomination for Vice President

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris officially accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for Vice President on Aug. 19 at the Democratic National Convention.

New Jerseyans urged to vote by mail for general election

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order creating a modified vote-by-mail (VBM) election for the Nov. 3 general election.

DNC 2020: Michelle our belle!

Among the rewarding moments from Michelle Obama’s keynote at the opening of the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug 17, was her stinging indictment of the Trump, her way of getting under his skin and massaging the nation’s pressing ...

Postmaster General says USPS won't make changes to 'operational initiatives' until after election

U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday that the USPS will not implement operational changes to mail delivery until after the 2020 election.