Justice Democrats-backed House candidate Jamaal Bowman has said "Congress should be a piece of cake" given his experience as a Bronx principal, but 9 out of 10 students in his school have flunked state tests, according to New York City Department of Education data.
A New York City congressional candidate endorsed by the same progressive group that backed Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) called "white male domestic terrorism" the "biggest issue in our country."
Some of the country's leading gun control groups quietly lobbied earlier this summer for a New York law that loosens restrictions on where legal gun owners can take their firearms in order to undermine a pending Supreme Court case, records show.
A New York state senator with a history of violent outbursts announced his endorsement of Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Ca.) for the presidential nomination. Late last year, state senator Kevin Parker told a Republican staffer to kill herself after an altercation on Twitter involving a parking spot.
New York regulators asked an ethics panel to investigate potential conflicts of interest claims after the attorney general's office hired an attorney paid for by former mayor-turned-environmentalist billionaire Michael Bloomberg.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo criticized fellow New Yorker, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), Wednesday afternoon for comparing immigration detention facilities to concentration camps during a press conference ahead of a planned trip to Israel.