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NEW YORK — For the average citizen, trying to run for office can be frustrating and confusing at the least, and downright intimidating and
Cartoonist Thomas Nast's classic portrayal of the "fat cat" politician.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s pledge of campaign finance reform has widespread support from New Yorkers fed up with a system in which
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Longtime state Sen. Velmanette Montgomery seen at the first interactive ethics reform forum in Albany on May 4, 2011.
NEW YORK — In an alternate reality, New York is
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ALBANY, N.Y. — It was during his State of the State address earlier this year that Gov. Andrew Cuomo decried New York's campaign
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State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, after conceding for a second time to U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel in the race for the 13th Congressional District, said there were still questions
Salam Nabi, a halal street vendor and Bengali speaker in Queens, says his limited English skills have kept him from voting. Photo by Kamelia Kilawan.
Salam Nabi, a halal street food
From the 82-year-old ethically-challenged Charlie Rangel's first serious electoral challenge since he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1971 to the surprise endorsement of City Councilman Charles Barron
An important part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2010 campaign platform was his promise to “clean up Albany.” The Governor’s campaign ads said that his experience as the state’s Attorney General
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Albany is hurtling toward a massive agreement that will likely resolve the state budget, create a new pension tier, expand the state’s DNA