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.
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.
How Did Julia Salazar's State Senate Campaign Become a National News Story?
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.
This First-Time Candidate's Campaign Ad Shows What It's Like to Run as a Mother
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.
This Woman Plans to Be One of the First 'Dreamers' in Office
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.