When President Barack Obama announced his Clean Power Plan, there were several long outbursts of applause in the White House Monday, none more sustained than when he remarked that the “plan [was] two years in the making, and the single ...
Vice President Joe Biden has yet to rule out a 2016 presidential campaign and is likely to wait beyond August to decide, several Democrats say, allowing him to watch as the contest unfolds before determining whether he could make a ...
The Congressional Black Caucus delegation is going to visit Silicon Valley to help tackle Big Tech's diversity problem.
State Sen. John Sampson of Brooklyn's 19th District was stripped of his seat Friday after he was convicted on three of the nine corruption charges he faced.
Let’s call President Barack Obama’s diplomatic surge “Obamacy.”
President Barack Obama speaks to the NAACP at the annual convention in Philadelphia.
Last Friday marked the beginning of a historic Pride Week in New York City and around the country, when the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of marriage equality.
Former Queens State Senator and Majority Leader Malcolm Smith is spending the next seven years of his life behind bars.
Congressman Charlie Rangel's political legacy spans nearly 45 years. Here are some things you might not know about him.
President Barack Obama spoke in Camden, N.J., at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Monday, highlighting steps taken by the city that has struggled with one of the nation’s highest violent crime rates to create economic ...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to impanel a board to examine minimum wage in the fast-food industry.
Tuesday night was “special” for both Democrats and Republicans in New York City.
The first family reportedly took part in Small Business Saturday by heading out to Washington, D.C., bookstore Politics & Prose.
At the risk of furthering the gulf between himself and an already polarized Congress, President Obama announced several sweeping executive actions poised to protect more than five million immigrants currently living undocumented in the United States.
In July, newly elected Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras Baraka introduced his “100 Day Plan.”