That the Trump administration approached and then balked from stepping into a constitutional quagmire is nothing new, and such was the case Monday when Trump veered close to involving partisan politics and the independence of law enforcement.
Just about a week after Mayor Bill de Blasio asked for a review of how law enforcement handles marijuana policy in New York City, he told the city’s police officers to halt arrests on people smoking pot in public.
Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams takes her place in history becoming the Democratic nominee in Georgia’s gubernatorial election, making her the first Black female major party gubernatorial nominee in U.S. history.
Barack and Michelle Obama will work both in front of and behind the camera in a multi-year production deal with Netflix.
The only predicable thing in the Trump universe is to expect the unpredictable, and then hold your breath. Another instance of that uncertainty arrived recently with Trump apparently changing his mind about a few Chinese companies when it comes to ...
“My name is Letitia James, but my friends call me Tish,” New York City Public Advocate Letitia James said during her speech Wednesday at the Brooklyn Historical Society.
A jury convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges Friday, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second attempt to avoid years in prison after a decades-long career as one of the most powerful politicians in state government.
In what must be the most ironic turn in this era of sexual harassment, New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, an ambitious Democrat, who praised women for speaking up against abuses, now faces charges himself.
The Manhattan District Attorney's office is investigating allegations of violence against women by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned just hours after accounts of abuse by four women.
TIME magazine recently honored Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after being accused of physically abusing 4 women
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned, following a report on allegations of assault by multiple women in The New Yorker.
Four women who have had romantic relationships with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman have accused him of physically abusing them, according to an article published in the New Yorker on Monday.
Attorneys make new bid for Mumia’s freedom
A possible legal case against Trump was bolstered after flight records, photographs and testimony from his bodyguards contradict his claims that he didn’t stay overnight in Russia in 2013. This disclosure could feed into allegations that Trump is consciously trying ...
Democrats in New York State are celebrating a majority in the Senate, but the victory may be surface-level only.