Personality

New York Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Three men in a room once ruled with an iron fist. Heastie and Stewart-Cousins are trying something different.
Who’s up and who’s down this week?
New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The lefty leader’s political history is peppered with establishment ties.
2021 Mayoral hopeful Dianne Morales.
The Afro-Latina nonprofit CEO will be a first-time candidate in 2021.
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?
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Somehow, the Senate minority leader finds time for canned wine, robocalls and a slow Post Office.
Who’s up and who’s down this week?
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Captain.
These four-legged friends are inspiring an animal-friendly New York.
A close-up view of Benjamin Franklin on the 100 dollar bill
It takes a lot of money to keep a political campaign alive.
Former New York City Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2014.
The former New York City Council speaker talks about the island’s recent uprising and why she’ll never be silenced.
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