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