New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie temporarily stopped voting in the chamber on Tuesday due to concerns over leaks to news media organizations regarding a contentious March 11 meeting of Democratic lawmakers
New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand issued a joint statement Friday calling on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign.
Despite mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault made against him, the embattled New York governor on Friday rebuffed fresh calls for his resignation from Democratic lawmakers in Congress.
More than 10 members of New York’s Democratic congressional delegation, including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jerry Nadler, called on the governor to resign Friday amid mounting claims of sexual harassment against him.
A Democratic New York state lawmaker who accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of threatening him over his criticism of the handling of COVID-19-related nursing home deaths said Friday that support is building within the state legislature to begin an impeachment investigation.
A newly identified variant of the coronavirus has led over 40 countries to impose travel restrictions against the United Kingdom, which registered a record number of daily cases on Tuesday.
The theme of the first night of the Republican National Convention was “America, Land of Promise,” a hopeful message belied by speeches that warned of impending national collapse if Donald Trump isn’t reelected in November.
The New York governor, who has been reluctant to engage with Trump during the crisis, turned the president’s criticisms back on him.
As Trump dismisses the need for specific coronavirus 'metrics,' governors such as Gavin Newsom and Andrew Cuomo are starting to release data-driven plans to ease lockdown restrictions.
President Trump used his daily coronavirus to attack Democratic governors who in his estimation had shown insufficient gratitude for his administration’s response to the pandemic.
Hours after a Fox News interview in which he downplayed a national shortage of hospital ventilators to treat patients infected with the coronavirus, President Trump fired off a number of tweets Friday blaming General Motors and its CEO, Mary Barra, for not manufacturing more of them.
Caught between a mayor’s indecision and a president’s inattention, the nation’s largest city was left dangerously exposed to the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump has been reluctant to use the Cold War-era Defense Production Act, which allows the president to pressure or even force private industries to produce products deemed necessary for the nation’s defense.
For the past three days, President Trump has publicly embraced the view that the measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak should not come at the expense of the U.S. economy.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday explained that a basic problem facing hospitals in the coronavirus outbreak is a shortage of the equipment that helps critically ill people breathe.
The economic impact of the global coronavirus outbreak has begun taking hold in the U.S., with businesses and their employees suddenly confronting a harsh new reality that is predicted to last months.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo expressed his frustration Wednesday with the Trump administration’s failure to provide adequate testing for the coronavirus and said his state would begin contracting with private labs.
A recent push to eliminate cash bail for people suspected of crimes has received intense pushback by those who say the reforms let dangerous criminals go free. Is ending cash bail the right choice?
A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity, authorities say. The partial blackout was caused by a transformer fire, according to New York fire officials. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the New York Police Department has confirmed there was no foul play, "this was a mechanical issue."
President Trump lashed out at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, saying he uses the state attorney general “as a bludgeoning tool for his own purposes.”
The Nixon-Kennedy debate taught us the importance of ambient temperature in politics, but what does gender have to do with it?
One day after civil liberties groups filed suit to fight a controversial “bathroom bill” in North Carolina that they say discriminates against the LGBT community, state Attorney General Roy Cooper announced that he would not defend its constitutionality.
“If Facebook lets Trump back on Facebook and Instagram, he'll assuredly restart his assault on democracy.”
“Facebook should have known better than to believe that it could limit speech on its platform without setting a terrible precedent.”
“Providing a microphone and an amplifier for deceit isn't fighting the good fight for free speech.”
“It’s no defense of Mr. Trump’s conduct to say that the digital public square shouldn’t suppress speech by political leaders.”
“The former president no longer gets the ‘head of state’ exception to terms of service.”