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NEW YORK — The National Organization for Marriage, which is dedicated to limiting marriage to couples of the opposite sex and has enjoyed success in most states, is not giving
NEW YORK — On a warm Sunday morning in September, a pastor at the The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ozone Park, Queens, speaks about the importance of
ALBANY, N.Y. — Weeks of front-page scandal was not enough to drive voters to the polls in droves as yesterday’s primary saw most incumbents re-elected by comfortable margins.
In New York
NEW YORK — Two incumbents facing corruption investigations — state Sen. Shirley Huntley and Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera — were voted out of office during their primaries yesterday.
Those upsets were among
It is a testament to the corruption-as-usual air of the state capital that three or more current incumbents facing challenges in Thursday's primary election could very easily be reelected only
William F. Boyland, pictured here in 2005, from the assemblyman's website.
NEW YORK — William F. Boyland Jr., the four-term assemblyman representing the 55th district in Brooklyn, went on what for
Photo by David Howard King
ALBANY, N.Y. — Maybe it was state Sen. Gustavo Rivera’s vote for same-sex marriage. Perhaps it was that Rivera backed state Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s run against
Photo of voters in Washington Heights/Andy Humm
NEW YORK — The second-longest running show now on Broadway is not in the Theatre District, but uptown in Washington Heights.
In this sliver of
Not alluring enough to grab the attention of most voters, primary elections are often ignored by all but the most politically engaged.
But with financial scandals, rivalries and allegations of bribery
ALBANY, N.Y. — On Sept. 13, 2012, when voters go to the polls to pick candidates in the state’s legislative primaries, it is possible that the status quo will prevail.