Politics

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie in Albany.
This Week’s Headlines
Rounding up the week’s political news.
 Michael Bloomberg is widely expected to have a tough time winning over African-Americans to his Democratic presidential campaign.
New York City
The former New York City mayor said no one ever questioned him about it until he decided to run for president, but that’s untrue.
State Sen. George Amedore announced he would not seek re-election.
New York State
Life in the minority has some GOP incumbents getting out of Dodge.
Rep. Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, held steady under pressure Wednesday.
News & Politics
The House Judiciary Committee chairman kept the first day of impeachment hearings in order.
View from the High Bridge in the Bronx, the Bronx contains the poorest district in the U.S.
New York State
Because the Empire State can’t help being extra.
Brooklyn food bank, the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger.
News & Politics
Combined with other federal proposals, as many as 3.7 million Americans could lose SNAP benefits.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and President Donald Trump
News & Politics
A timeline of the Trump-Giuliani Ukraine scheme.
Around 1,198 homeless New York City families have been relocated to Newark, NJ.
New York City
The Big Apple’s smaller neighbor filed a lawsuit over the practice.
Rudy Giuliani in Washington D.C.
News & Politics
From representing dubious foreign clients to making suspicious donations, the former mayor keeps popping up.
The Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY.
New York State
The proposals from a state commission are binding Jan. 1, but won’t be felt for months or years.
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