How Carolyn Maloney Has Become the New Target of NY’s Ascendant Left

Justice Democrats, a left-wing group that fueled the rise of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is backing Rana Abdelhamid’s primary bid.

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New Target for New York’s Ascendant Left: Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Justice Democrats, a left-wing group that fueled the rise of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is backing Rana Abdelhamid’s primary bid.

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Democrats Press for D.C. Statehood as Part of Voting Rights Agenda

Proponents of granting statehood pointed to the riot on Jan. 6, when a botched federal response contributed to disastrous results, as the latest proof that the District of Columbia should be a state.

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House Republicans Announce 47 Democrats They Hope to Unseat

The National Republican Congressional Committee released a list of the House Democrats whose seats it is targeting, including moderates like Abigail Spanberger and Conor Lamb.

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Trapped at Home in the Pandemic With Mold and a Leaky Roof

As the wealthy upgrade their homes, poor New Yorkers have to wait out the health crisis in rundown public housing.

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House Panel to Subpoena DeJoy Over Mail Delays and Trump Communications

The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee said the postmaster general had withheld requested documents, telling her panel his verbal testimony should suffice.

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After 6 Weeks, Victors Are Declared in 2 N.Y. Congressional Primaries

Representative Carolyn Maloney and Councilman Ritchie Torres won in New York City after a Democratic primary that raised concerns about mail-in voting.

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After Census Bureau Announces Early End to Its Count, Fears of a Skewed Tally Rise

With 60 million households still uncounted, the bureau said it would wrap up the survey a month early. Critics called it a bald move to politicize the count in favor of Republicans.

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Disputed Ballots Must Be Counted in N.Y. Congressional Race, U.S. Judge Rules

Further delay in a race that remains undecided six weeks after the primary was held for the seat held by Representation Carolyn B. Maloney.

#absentee-voting, #board-of-elections-nyc, #elections-house-of-representatives, #maloney-carolyn-b

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Why the Botched N.Y.C. Primary Has Become the November Nightmare

Nearly six weeks later, two congressional races remain undecided, and officials are trading blame over the mishandling of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots.

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Engel Falls Behind as Insurgent Wave Upends House Primaries in N.Y.

Following the 2018 success of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, three progressive Democrats took commanding leads in their primaries.

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Lots of Drama But Little Certainty in Kentucky and New York Primaries

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez easily won her primary, though many other races in New York were still up in the air. Kentucky Democrats were deciding who would face Mitch McConnell in the fall.

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New York Primary, Kentucky Senate Showdown: What to Watch For Today

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the many voters casting absentee ballots.

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Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the many voters casting absentee ballots.

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‘This Is a Change Election’: Will 2 Entrenched House Members Fall?

Two candidates who lost to incumbent members of Congress in 2018 are back. An altered political landscape may give them a lift this time.

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The New York Times’s Endorsements for New York’s Congressional Primary

Here are our endorsements in the congressional primaries. In-person voting begins June 13.

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Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.

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