New York politics
Former gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon took some credit for pushing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to the left on issues like reproductive rights and legalizing marijuana.
Cynthia Nixon fell to Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday night, but the insurgent candidates who challenged former members of the Independent Democratic Conference sailed to victory.
First-time candidate Julia Salazar's bid to unseat a New York state senator snowballed into a series of national stories about her personal history.
Women running in New York, like Cynthia Nixon, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Zephyr Teachout, have campaigned alongside each other, strategically forming a "sisterhood" to overthrow a bloc of sitting male incumbents.
At Wednesday night's New York gubernatorial debate, Nixon and opponent Governor Andrew Cuomo clashed over who was more "corporate."
The New York governor accepted the hefty donation at the same time he temporarily halted a probe into the handling of a 2015 case about Weinstein's alleged misconduct.
Liuba Grechen Shirley's two children are the stars of a new campaign video in her bid to unseat a longtime incumbent in New York's 2nd congressional district.
Cynthia Nixon has a more progressive stance on recreational marijuana than her primary opponent, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Catalina Cruz came to the US from Colombia at nine years old. Now, after a career of supporting politicians, she aims to start advocating for immigrants as a politician herself.
It's major news in a state that seems to be inching ever closer to legalizing weed.
In honor of Pride month, VICE Impact is proud to spotlight LGBTQ leaders and trailblazers. 2017 is a big year for NYC politics with dozens of races on the ballot for primaries in September and the general in November.
It's not very often that you get to vote for the smartest person in the room, but Tim Wu is making it easy on New Yorkers.