Politics Noir


Mayor de Blasio signs legislation creating online voter registration

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed legislation allowing for the creation of an online system to make voter registration easier for New York City residents.

US Sen. Cory Booker faces death threats

The police presence at the Newark home of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker was stepped up after the Democratic politician was on the receiving end of a death threat.

Three Women’s March figures endorse Williams for Council speaker

Although he’s not considered a front-runner for the seat, New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams got a significant endorsement for Council speaker.

Republican tax bill passes both House and Senate

Congressional Republicans delivered an epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump on Wednesday, bringing generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans while providing smaller cuts for middle- and low-income families.

Taxes will rise for everyone earning under $75,000 within a decade under Republican plan

Congress’ official tax analyst says while the Republican tax bill would mean an average initial reduction for all income groups, average taxes would rise for everyone earning under $75,000 by 2027.

Voices cry for Cuomo to sign ‘Lavern’s Law’

A bill that could potentially save New York patients some pain is sitting on the governor’s desk not signed.

State Sen. Brian Benjamin moves forward with campaign promise to close Rikers

State Sen. Brian Benjamin recently hosted a community forum in Harlem on the effects Rikers Island has on the community.

Omarosa denies getting fired from White House job

Former “Apprentice” star Omarosa denies she was fired from her job at the White House — and she’s teasing that she has stories to tell about what she’s seen and heard there.

Doug Jones wins; Trump rebuked in Alabama

No matter what you call it—a rebuke or a repudiation of President Trump and his former strategist Steve Bannon—folks in Alabama are calling it a victory for Democrat Doug Jones over Republican Roy Moore Tuesday evening in a very important ...

Reports: Omarosa Manigault Newman set to leave the White House

Reports indicate that Omarosa Manigault Newman is set to leave her position in the White House as Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison next month.

Roy Moore loses to Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama Senate race

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday

Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home.

Can Trump obstruct justice?

Now that Michael Flynn, Trump’s very brief national security adviser, has copped a plea and promised to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller, we can only speculate on the extent of the plea, and what information Flynn is willing to ...

Tax bill would cut essentials to communities of color

President Donald Trump and Republicans herald that their tax plan will help middle class Americans and put the economy back on track by cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent.

New York State fights for victims of child sex abuse

New York State wants to raise the statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases. The current statute of limitations gives survivors until the age of 23 to file a civil lawsuit.