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.
The campaign to get recreational marijuana legalized in New York got another push Tuesday, as Public Advocate Letitia James along with other elected officials got behind the movement.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said on Wednesday that he will sign an executive order giving all parolees in New York the right to vote.
The United States, along with France and Britain, launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar al-Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, President Donald Trump said Friday.
“I like to think I’ve done my part,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, 48, said of his nearly two decades in Congress and his announcement to retire after this year. Wednesday, the Republican from Wisconsin, in what must be a shock ...
City Comptroller Scott Stringer released an analysis spotlighting how massive pay disparities between men and women permeate throughout the city’s workforce and deny women equal economic power and security.
Advocates for safer consumption facilities for drug addicts took over City Hall last Thursday.