Andrew Yang Wins Endorsement from Left-Wing Rival

Carlos Menchaca, who bowed out of the New York City mayoral race last month, will endorse his former opponent.

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Mayoral Candidates Share New York Moments

People running for the office have always faced questions about how much of a New Yorker they are. Here’s what some of the current crop said. 

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Yang’s Rivals in the Mayoral Race Co-opt His Signature Idea

Andrew Yang favors a modified version of universal basic income that would provide payments of about $2,000 to a half million of the poorest New Yorkers.

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A Free-for-All Mayor’s Race to Lead New York Through Crisis

Next year’s election will decide who will steer the city through a difficult recovery from the pandemic.

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Industry City Project in Brooklyn Defeated by Progressives

The developers behind Industry City abandoned a rezoning proposal after progressive leaders raised concerns about gentrification.

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Progressives Killed Amazon’s Deal in New York. Is Industry City Next?

The fight over a rezoning plan in Brooklyn has pitted progressives and mainstream Democrats against each other.

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