cynthia nixon

New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Sees Her Progressive Influence in Cuomo's 2019 Agenda

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.
Marie Solis
12.18.18
politics

Democrats Are Getting Ever So Slowly Nudged to the Left

New York's big primary night shows how progressives are gaining ground even when they're not winning the big races.
John Surico
9.14.18
New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Lost the Battle, But Progressive Women Won the War

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.
Marie Solis
9.14.18
New York politics

Progressive Women Are Aligning to Break Up New York's Political Boys' Club

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.
Marie Solis
9.11.18
Bagels

Cynthia Nixon's Campaign Shaken by Terrible-Sounding Bagel Order

She had a good run.
Hannah Keyser
9.10.18
politics

Cynthia Nixon on Her Run for Governor and What It Means to Be a Miranda

"I was a daughter for a long time and then I became a mother," she said. "I became more comfortable with the idea of my own opinion mattering and being able to say it out loud."
Eve Peyser
9.10.18
New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Doesn't Want a Salary if She's Elected Governor

At Wednesday night's New York gubernatorial debate, Nixon and opponent Governor Andrew Cuomo clashed over who was more "corporate."
Marie Solis
8.30.18
New York politics

Andrew Cuomo Received $25,000 Donation From Harvey Weinstein's Law Firm

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.
Marie Solis
8.29.18
New York politics

Cynthia Nixon Will Smoke Weed Again If It's Legalized in New York

Cynthia Nixon has a more progressive stance on recreational marijuana than her primary opponent, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Marie Solis
8.7.18
politics

Leftists Explain Why They Love Cynthia Nixon

"It's refreshing to be pandered to."
Eve Peyser
7.18.18
Abortion Rights

Cynthia Nixon Takes Aim at Andrew Cuomo's Track Record on Abortion Rights

The New York governor is pressuring Republicans to push through pro-choice legislation—but reproductive rights advocates and his opponents say that he contributed to its failure.
Marie Solis
7.17.18
roe v. wade

Holding a Coat Hanger, Cynthia Nixon Shares Her Mother's Illegal Abortion Story

The New York gubernatorial candidate brought a wire hanger to a Tuesday rally protesting Trump's Supreme Court nomination as a reminder of a United States without Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
7.10.18
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