Politics Noir


HISTORY MADE: Letitia James sworn in as first African-American and first woman to serve as New York State Attorney General

Just before midnight, Letitia James was officially sworn in as the 67th Attorney General for the State of New York.

Booker thankful for support in the passage of historic anti-lynching bill

Cory Booker was so moved by the unanimous passage of a historic – and long overdue – bill to make lynching a federal crime that he was stirred to quote Maya Angelou.

Trump blames Dems for shutdown

Even when our government is supposedly up and running, it’s at a virtual standstill and locked in turmoil and chaos.

African American senators push first federal lynching bill through U.S. Senate

On December 19th, the U.S. Senate finally passed the first anti-lynching bill in history.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters: First woman and first African American to Chair House Committee

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA 43)was elevated to another position where she will undoubtedly continue to hold President Trump and his administration accountable.

U.S. government partially shut down after no deal reached on funding Trump’s border wall

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall.

Cuomo says the quiet parts out loud in agenda speech

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “First 100 Days” speech didn’t surprise many this week. But the governor stating things he previously said quietly or that were pure speculation by pundits did its job in putting Albany on notice.

Gov. Cuomo announces plans to legalize recreational marijuana in NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined his agenda for 2019 on Monday, putting the legalization of recreational marijuana and fixing New York City's crumbling subway system among his top priorities for the start of his third term.

NAACP Poll Reveals How Black Voters Cast their Ballots

With voter fraud and voter suppression the talk of the midterms, the Advancement Project at the NAACP national office joined with the African American Research Collaborative to provide the first comprehensive analysis of how Black voters voted this cycle and ...

Michael Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, sentenced to three years

There was a time when Michael Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, said he would take a bullet for the president.

Candidates for public advocate make their case

The stage is set for the special election for the next public advocate after Letitia James’ victory to be the next state attorney general.

Trump nominates William Barr as attorney general

President Donald Trump has decided to nominate former attorney general William Barr to be the next permanent head of the Justice Department, the President told reporters Friday.

Elected officials want Amazon to do business the New York way

Elected officials around New York City want to make one thing clear to Amazon: you’re doing business our way.

Sen. Kamala Harris expected to announce 2020 intentions

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris has never been known to pull-punches.

Sen. Cory Booker says he’ll think about 2020 presidential run over the holidays

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker stopped by the PIX11 newsroom Monday to discuss the passing of George H.W. Bush, closing the racial wealth-gap and a potential 2020 presidential run.