Rep. Charlie Rangel and state Sen. Adriano Espaillat have continued to trade barbs and insults as the race for 13th congressional seat heats up.
Former New York State Gov. David Paterson was tapped to become the new chair of New York State's Democratic Party.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has proposed a bill that would quell the fears many Americans have when it comes to taking out student loans.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new budget wants to have its cake and eat it too.
Ras Baraka is now mayor-elect of Newark, N.J.
Councilman Ras Baraka and Assistant Attorney General Shavar Jeffries have less than one week before an election that will decide the next mayor of Newark, N.J.
On Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled an 10-year affordable housing plan
A Queens-based New York City councilman was arrested on Wednesday in connection to a corruption investigation.
The city is getting closer to making the concept of a municipal ID a reality as the first hearings for the plan get underway.
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Not since 1998 has a top American official paid a visit to Malaysia and President Barack Obama may have some second thoughts about his current tour of the nation
With less than two weeks remaining in the mayoral race for Newark, N.J., candidate Ras Baraka took time out from the campaign trail to attend a fundraiser in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Former Queens Councilman Leroy Comrie announced on Monday that he’s running for New York state Senate
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has stated that he will no longer prosecute folk caught with 20 grams or less of marijuana
Three years ago President Barack Obama signed the bill authorizing compensation for discrimination in farm lending at the hands of the United States Department of Agriculture.