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Anthony Weiner campaigns for re-election in 2007. Now party leaders largely control who will take his place.
(Update: On Friday, the Republican Party selected Bob Turner as its
Photo by office of the governor of New York, Gov Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Thomas Duane celebrate passage of the marriage equality bill Friday night.
Nearly four days past the scheduled end
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More city documents will be available on line under the terms of a bill unanimously passed by City Council yesterday. As budget talks continue to dominate
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos last week reached a deal on an ethics package that may leave
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There's probably no way to stop the whispering, but new rules give the public increased access to the public comments of their state legislators and City Council
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In March 2004, a Verizon employee working on a bank's phone lines inadvertently input some incorrect numbers. For two hours that followed residents of Brooklyn, Queens and Staten
Last September, as the Supreme Court heard arguments in the Citizens United case on corporate campaign spending, one activist made his or her opinions clear.
In the wake of Citizens
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Are unchecked contributions an easy way up Albany's "Million Dollar Staircase"?
As former New York State Senate Majority Joseph Bruno stood trial this year for multiple federal corruption
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More than 30 residents whispered under their breath with agitation, glaring at the Police Athletic League representative at the front of the room. No butter
Defeating an incumbent in New York's State Senate is always something of a long shot, particularly when the incumbent has held the seat for decades. Many of the city's state