Michael Gianaris

Ocasio-Cortez, the social media star, helped catapult the case against Amazon into the national spotlight.
From Amazon turning tail to polling at zero for the presidency, here are the highest highs and lowest lows for New York politicians this year.
Winners & Losers
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Jessica González-Rojas, candidate for Assembly District 34.
Progressives are targeting several longtime Democratic lawmakers.
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A film crew in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.
The Empire State is giving big incentives to producers to choose it over Toronto.
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Long Island City
Community development tax break is benefiting the wealthy.
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New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The lefty leader’s political history is peppered with establishment ties.
Personality
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State Sen. Michael Gianaris was a "liberal regular." Then Queens transformed around him.
Or is Joe Crowley’s old pal just along for the ride?
Personality
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in a press conference on October 23, 2014 to discuss the 33-year-old New York City doctor who had recently contracted the Ebola virus while working in Africa.
With Democratic friends like these, who needs enemies?
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A cat licking its paw shows off its now-legally protected claws.
The two lawmakers championed a state ban on cat declawing.
Winners & Losers
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Pier and Long Island City at sunset, seen from Gantry Plaza State Park, Queens.
There's no shortage of policy proposals inspired by the deal-gone-wrong.
Policy
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Long Island City.
Lawmakers infuriated by Amazon’s HQ2 announcement want to overhaul the state’s economic development policies.
Policy
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