Wiley Wins the Progressives: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

With just two weeks to go before the primary, Maya Wiley is consolidating support from the left wing of the Democratic Party.

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AOC Endorses Maya Wiley for NYC Mayor

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement on Saturday may cement Ms. Wiley as the left-wing standard-bearer in the New York City mayor’s race.

#democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #wiley-maya

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

The one-vote margin of passage reflected opposition on the right and left. The measure faces long odds in the Senate, where it is likely to face a filibuster.

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A.O.C. Had a Catchy Logo. Now Progressives Everywhere Are Copying It.

The slanted text in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s logo, and its break from the traditional red, white and blue color palette, has formed a new graphical language for progressivism. Imitators abound.

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Yang Walks Back Stance on Israel After Ocasio-Cortez Calls It ‘Shameful’

Mr. Yang said his initial statement in support of Israel, which drew criticism from progressives, “failed to acknowledge pain on both sides.”

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Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds

The fight over SALT is a case study in the age-old conflict between constituent politics and national policy.

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Progressive Lawmakers to Unveil Legislation on Energy and Public Housing

The proposal, billed as the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, offers a clear policy marker for liberals as Democrats seek to influence President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan.

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A.O.C. Endorses Brad Lander in N.Y.C. Comptroller’s Race

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement may help Mr. Lander solidify his support among the city’s progressive voters.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and America’s Most Liberal Generation

David Freedlander’s “The AOC Generation” offers a picture of a growing electorate that may be changing American politics forever.

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Biden’s Recovery Plan Bets Big on Clean Energy

The president’s plan, worth up to $4 trillion, represents a fundamental shift in the way Democrats talk about tackling climate change: It’s no longer a side element.

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With Disruption and Trolling, Greene Reflects G.O.P.’s Shift

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene said being booted from committees left more time for her to push her party to the right. She’s part of a new wave of lawmakers more interested in brand-building than lawmaking.

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House Tackles Biden’s Immigration Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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President Biden and Immigration: House Tackles Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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Nadler, Ocasio-Cortez and Others in Congress Call on Cuomo to Resign

At least nine Democrats in New York’s congressional delegation said Friday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has become engulfed by scandals, had lost the ability to govern.

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The D.C.C.C. Blacklist Is No More

Consultants who work with challengers are no longer barred from receiving Democratic campaign money.

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Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal

Small government is no match for a crisis born of the state’s twin addictions to market fixes and fossil fuels.

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Ted Cruz’s Excellent Adventure

At least he didn’t bring up the Green New Deal.

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Jamie Raskin and A.O.C. Reveal That Politicians Are Real People

Sometimes, they get emotional.

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Will A.O.C. Endorse? How She Could Shake Up the Mayor’s Race

Whether Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will use her platform to help influence the race to be New York City’s next mayor is a source of great speculation — and angst — in her hometown.

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How Biden United a Fractious Democratic Party Under One Tent

President Biden and progressive Democrats are united by a moment of national crisis and the lingering influence of his predecessor. But the moment of harmony may be fragile.

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How Biden United a Fractious Party Under One Tent

President Biden and progressive Democrats are united by a moment of national crisis and the lingering influence of his predecessor. But the moment of harmony may be fragile.

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‘The Pressure Is On’: Will Schumer Satisfy the Left?

As he prepares for an impeachment trial this week, Senator Chuck Schumer is at the height of his political power in Washington. At home in New York, he is taking steps to head off a primary challenge from the left.

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No, Ocasio-Cortez Didn’t Make Up Her Capitol Riots Experience

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No, Ocasio-Cortez did not make up her experience during the Capitol riots.

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A Trump-Supporting Congresswoman in New York City Stands Her Ground

Representative Nicole Malliotakis represents Staten Island, where new Republican voters out-registered Democrats during the Trump administration.

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Ocasio-Cortez Says She Is a Sexual Assault Survivor

“I haven’t told many people that in my life,” the Democratic congresswoman said. “But when we go through trauma, trauma compounds on each other.”

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Lawmakers Look at GameStop Furor and See a Populist Issue to Seize

Ted Cruz. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The rush by both parties to side with young traders disrupting the markets reflects the broad recognition of the impulses driving American politics.

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Man Threatened to Assassinate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Officials Say

Garret Miller, who was among those who stormed the Capitol, also threatened the officer who fatally shot a Trump supporter, saying he would “hug his neck with a nice rope,” prosecutors said.

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Why Market Workers Are on Strike: They Want $1-an-Hour Raise

Six workers at Hunts Point Market died from Covid, and hundreds fell ill. They say they deserve higher wages after risking their health to supply the city with food.

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Queens Man Wanted ‘Execution’ of Schumer and Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Says

Brendan Hunt, a fervent supporter of President Trump, is also accused of urging the killing of members of Congress before Inauguration Day.

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How New York’s Representatives Voted After the Capitol Riot

When the state’s representatives and senators in Washington returned, four voted to sustain objections to the presidential election.

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Democrats, Stay United

Even though significant compromises will be required in Congress and not every progressive idea will be embraced.

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Why Do Chinese Liberals Embrace American Conservatives?

It’s less about foreign policy than the culture wars.

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Division Among the Democrats

After the party lost seats in the House of Representatives on Election Day, some are pointing fingers and debating which wing was at fault.

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The Mixed Messages in the Election

In response to David Brooks, readers offer their own analyses of what voters were telling us.

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How New York Reacted to Biden’s Win

In heavily Democratic New York City, Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory over President Trump predictably drew jubilation.

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Conor Lamb, House Moderate, on Biden’s Win, ‘the Squad’ and the Future of the Democratic Party

Conor Lamb, who survived a Republican challenge in Pennsylvania, says Democrats were given a message on Election Day: Backlash to progressive policies risks killing their House majority.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Biden’s Win, House Losses, and What’s Next for the Left

The congresswoman said Joe Biden’s relationship with progressives would hinge on his actions. And she dismissed criticism from House moderates, calling some candidates who lost their races “sitting ducks.”

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What We Know About Election Results in New York

Republicans were ahead in key congressional races in the state, with mail-in ballots yet to be counted.

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How New York Voted

Election officials won’t immediately begin counting mail-in ballots. That means the final tallies in races might not be known for days.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins 2nd Term in Costly Loss for Republicans

Her challenger had collected $10 million, but Ms. Ocasio-Cortez still coasted to an easy win, creating speculation about her future political ambitions.

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Voting in N.Y.C.: An Election Day Cheat Sheet

Today is the last day to cast a ballot in the presidential election and other races. Aside from safety measures, the process is little changed.

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If A.O.C. Is So Heavily Favored, Why Has Her Race Drawn $30 Million?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is expected to cruise to re-election, yet the race for her congressional seat is the second most expensive House campaign in the nation.

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Lindsey Graham and His Allies Think 50 States Is Plenty

According to the Republican Party, less democracy is better than more.

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Ocasio-Cortez and Warren Pull Out of New Yorker Festival

The two standard-bearers of the left said they would skip the annual event in solidarity with The New Yorker Union, which plans a digital picket line.

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The Nation Lost a Titan. Brooklyn Lost a Native Daughter.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg — “Kiki” to her Brooklyn family — was a product of the borough’s public schools and synagogues. She is revered on her home ground.

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Sanders Urging Biden to Do More to Excite Progressives

Bernie Sanders has been sounding more direct notes of caution to the Biden campaign, saying the centrist former vice president should work harder to appeal to young voters and Latinos.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #presidential-election-of-2020, #sanders-bernard, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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In Massachusetts, Markey Outflanks Kennedy by Running as Bold Insurgent

Edward Markey, 74, entered Congress before Joseph Kennedy III was born. But in their Senate race he has harnessed the energy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the ascendant left, much to Mr. Kennedy’s frustration.

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Democrats Nominate Biden for President in Roll-Call, Delivering Long-Sought Prize

In a virtual roll call showcasing its diversity, the party rewarded Joe Biden with the nomination he has pursued intermittently since 1988. The long-awaited victory is a triumph of personal and political endurance.

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Democrats Nominate Biden for President, Ending His Long Quest

In a virtual roll call showcasing its diversity, the party delivered to the former vice president a prize he has pursued intermittently since 1988. The long-awaited victory is a triumph of personal and political endurance.

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