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Espaillat and Rangel Continue to Trade Endorsements

As the Democratic primary fast approaches, the assumed top two candidates for New York’s 13th congressional seat are gathering as many endorsements—and insults—as they can.

New President of Malawi Takes Power Under Felony Cloud

In his second try for elected office, Peter Mutharika captured the winning margin of victory and edged out Malawi’s first woman president – Joyce Banda.

CWA endorses Espaillat

Another day, another union endorsement for New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

Several unions endorse Leroy Comrie for state Senate

Leroy Comrie’s campaign for the New York’s 14th senatorial district is off to a decent start after several endorsements.

Governor to Address Spike in Heroin Use

The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in New Jersey announced a campaign to help address heroin use across the state.

Mayor Ras Baraka Announces Transition Team

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is fighting back agains a plethora of challenges stemming from increasing crises in education, income and economic inequality with progressive policies that place people above profits.

Gov Christie must cut funds to balance budget

Gov. Chris Christie tussled with Democrats for months during his first term to get a landmark public employee pension overhaul passed in 2011. In January, the governor conceded in his State of the State address that it might not have ...

Poll shows Rangel in lead against Espaillat and Walrond

With the recent wave of endorsements flowing toward both New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat and Rep. Charlie Rangel, one would think that the race for New York’s 13th congressional seat is neck and neck.

Obama administration allots $6.7 million for conservation jobs for youth

As thousands of college students return home for the summer, and compete with the thousands of teenagers already scrambling for jobs in an ever-shrinking job market, the Obama administration has announced they will be allotting $6.7 million for the creation ...

Former NY state Sen Abate dead at 66

The political world in New York continues to mourn the death of former New York state Sen. Catherine Abate.

Rangel and Espaillat campaigns heat up as they trade barbs

Rep. Charlie Rangel and state Sen. Adriano Espaillat have continued to trade barbs and insults as the race for 13th congressional seat heats up.

David Paterson named chair of NY State Democratic Party

Former New York State Gov. David Paterson was tapped to become the new chair of New York State's Democratic Party.

Senator proposes bill to drastically lower student debt 

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has proposed a bill that would quell the fears many Americans have when it comes to taking out student loans.

De Blasio’s budget: Increased spending, not many cuts

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new budget wants to have its cake and eat it too.

The people's mayor: Ras Baraka wins Newark mayoral election

Ras Baraka is now mayor-elect of Newark, N.J.