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Credico and Bianca do Chelsea, out of Roger Stone’s crosshairs

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Venturing into Manhattan, Randy Credico, a.k.a. “Person 2” in the Roger Stone indictment in the Russian collusion investigation, was out on the town in Chelsea Monday. Of course, right along with him was his ever-loyal canine sidekick, Bianca. Also tagging along was a two-man Danish crew doing a documentary on Credico. But […]

BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | On Feb.13., the New York State Legislature held its first public hearing on sexual harassment in 27 years. “Some people in office view this as a problem that they would like to go away,” said Cynthia Nixon, the actor and activist who ran for governor last year, speaking at the law […]

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BY MATT TRACY | Local elected officials and advocates braved the snowy conditions outside City Hall on Tuesday morning to demand the resignation of Bronx Councilmember Ruben Diaz, Sr., who remains defiant in his refusal to step down or even apologize for his recent homophobic remarks. The City Council took direct action against Diaz the […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Julie Menin’s star has kept rising since her days leading Lower Manhattan’s Community Board 1 as its chairperson in the aftermath of the devastating 9/11 attack. Now Menin’s civic career is poised to reach yet another highpoint as she shoulders critical new responsibilities — ones that will see her confronting the policies […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | In a packed field for public advocate, Ben Yee, the Democratic state committeeman for the 66th Assembly District, is running on a platform inspired by his passion for civics education. Yee, 34, is also currently the secretary of the Manhattan Democratic Party. He kicked off his political career a decade ago as […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | There’s new blood in the Village Independent Democrats. After Donald Trump’s election in 2016, a wave of newly involved politicos started activist groups, joined Democratic clubs, and began a surge of political involvement during the “off years” between campaigns when attention typically wanes. David Siffert, 34, the new V.I.D. president, was a […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | State Attorney General Letitia James announced she had filed a lawsuit aimed at forcing the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency to continue combating air pollution. “Over two-thirds of New Yorkers regularly breathe unhealthy air due to smog pollution,” James said. “Yet, Trump’s E.P.A. is ignoring the Clean Air Act and refuses […]

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BY MATT TRACY | He’s running! Or at least he’s considering it. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced in an e-mail to his supporters on Monday morning that he is “thinking about running for mayor of New York City” in 2021— and he’s taking a page out of the progressive playbook to make his case. […]

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On Saturday, the Women’s March once again took it to Trump. Again he was demonized by the protesters, as seen by one marcher’s button. But then again, who hasn’t he demonized? Immigrants certainly top his list, followed by what he called “s—hole” countries, kneeling pro football players, NATO, our allies…the list is “yuuge.” The Notorious […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced his version of a “Green New Deal” to tackle climate change and ramp up clean energy. Under his plan, 100 percent of the state’s electricity would be generated by clean power by 2040. This would be achieved by using a mix of energy sources like solar, wind, […]

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