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.
Justice Democrats, the same progressive group that backed Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) in 2018, announced its support for a third challenger to Eliot Engel (D., N.Y.) in 2020.
New York mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio sharply criticized former vice president Joe Biden in tweets Wednesday for remarks Biden made at a Tuesday fundraiser praising two segregationist former senators for their "civility."
New York will become the 13th state to allow licenses for illegal immigrants after Democrat state Senators passed legislation Monday allowing illegal immigrants to gain access to driver's licenses in the state. Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation into law later that evening.