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Eric Adams accused of 1993 sexual assault

The mayor denied knowing his accuser, who filed the lawsuit under the Adult Survivors Act on Nov. 22.

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Will Latimer challenge Bowman? It may come down to redistricting.

If the Independent Redistricting Commission redraws the congressional district’s boundaries, Westchester County Executive George Latimer could have a tough time beating Rep. Jamaal Bowman.

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Gotham Government Relations cuts ties with former Obama administration official caught harassing halal cart vendor

“By the way, I’ll represent the food vendor pro bono if he wants to bring a lawsuit,” Gotham Government Relations president David Schwartz said.

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As federal takeover of Rikers Island looms, Mayor Eric Adams insists jails conditions are improving

The mayor credited outgoing DOC commissioner Louis Molina with moving things in “the right direction.”

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Public defender Eli Northrup announces Assembly run

Northrup jumped into the open primary for Assembly District 69 after incumbent Assembly Member Danny O’Donnell said he wouldn’t seek reelection.

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Will Eric Adams survive the federal investigation into his campaign?

Previous mayors have emerged from federal inquiries relatively unscathed – but former prosecutors say the investigation into Adams seems particularly aggressive.


To redistrict or not to redistrict – that is the question (again)

Democrats and Republicans made their cases before the Court of Appeals on the fate of the current congressional lines.

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Adams admin won’t say whether other officials’ devices were seized

The mayor said Tuesday he’s “fully cooperating” with the federal probe, but declined to say whether other members of his administration or campaign have been contacted as part of the investigation.

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Opinion: The mayoral primary challenge we need

It’s not about finding a leftist challenger to Eric Adams. It’s about finding a competent one.

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Why did Marjorie Velázquez blow it in the Bronx?

The City Council member’s unexpected loss could come down to poor turnout, local opposition to affordable housing, a muddled campaign message – or all of the above.

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How not to defeat Republicans on Long Island

This week’s dismal election results show that Democrats won’t win in Nassau County if their only strategy is to remind voters how bad George Santos is.

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Editor’s note: Eric Adams ditching Somos is his loss

Besides partying, the whole point of the conference is to support the relationship between the island territory and New York.

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Latimer plans trip to Israel, county budget, before making an announcement about ‘future plans’

The Westchester County executive is being encouraged to primary Rep. Jamaal Bowman over Bowman’s perceived lack of support for Israel.

2023 elections

2023 New York City Council general election results

Follow the latest results from all the races to watch.

2023 elections

2023 Suffolk County executive general election results

Republicans completed their takeover of Long Island’s major elected offices.