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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There Could Never Be a Female Andrew Yang

No woman with his résumé would have a chance of becoming New York’s mayor.

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Teachers’ Union Endorses Scott Stringer, Offering Much-Needed Boost

It is unclear how much the United Federation of Teachers’ backing will actually sway voters two months before the Democratic primary.

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Yang Lands Last Place on Ballot: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

The ballot order for the June 22 New York mayoral primary was decided by lottery, not alphabetical order, but Andrew Yang will still appear last.

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Dark Money in the New York Mayor’s Race

This year’s election is shaping up to be the city’s first in which super PACs play a major role.

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Vernon Jones, a Pro-Trump Republican, Will Challenge Kemp in Georgia

Vernon Jones, a Democrat-turned-Republican and former state representative who has called Georgia’s presidential election “fixed,” will oppose Gov. Brian Kemp, one of Donald Trump’s top targets.

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The Mayoral Race Heats Up for Top Contenders

The Working Families Party endorsed three candidates, and Andrew Yang encountered some animosity.

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Scott Stringer Has Trained to Be Mayor for Decades. Will Voters Be Persuaded?

Scott Stringer’s deep experience in New York City politics has yet to translate into momentum in the mayor’s race. Could an endorsement from the Working Families Party help?

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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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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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Democrats Were Lukewarm on Campaign Biden. They Love President Biden.

Joe Biden never captured the hearts of Democratic voters in the way Barack Obama once did. But now that he is in office, he is drawing nearly universal approval from his party.

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The State of the Mayoral Race in N.Y.C.

The Democratic primary that will likely determine the next mayor is fast approaching, and the race is heating up among top contenders.

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Who Will ‘Vax Daddy’ Endorse? 5 Takeaways From N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race.

Candidates vied for the backing of the influential teachers’ union and other players, and one contender made a journey to Minneapolis.

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10 Weeks to the Finish Line: The N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Heats Up

With the primary weeks away, candidates are sharpening their attacks, ramping up in-person events and preparing to spend the millions of dollars that they have stockpiled.

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‘Sense of Disappointment’ on the Left as the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Unfolds

Even as New York has veered toward the left, two more-moderate candidates, Andrew Yang and Eric Adams, lead the mayoral race.

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For These Republicans, 2024 Is Just Around the Corner

Mike Pence. Mike Pompeo. Rick Scott. They share big ambitions, but one name hovers above them all …

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Justin Fairfax Accuses Terry McAuliffe of Treating Him Like Emmett Till

At a debate for Virginia governor, Mr. Fairfax, the state’s lieutenant governor, denounced Mr. McAuliffe for urging him to resign after women accused Mr. Fairfax of sexual assault in 2019.

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5 NYC Mayor’s Race Takeaways: Yang Drives the Bus, Republicans Joust

The Democratic candidates vowed to stop Zooming and get out more, and a rap video earned mixed reviews.

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How a Surprise Candidate Has Shaken Up a Key New York City Election

The late entry of the City Council speaker, Corey Johnson, inserted tension, money and name recognition into the comptroller’s race. The winner will guide New York’s post-pandemic economic recovery.

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Yang and Adams Clash, Councilman Exits: 5 Takeaways From Mayor’s Race

The campaigns of Andrew Yang and Eric Adams exchanged harsh attacks, and Carlos Menchaca, a city councilman from Brooklyn, dropped out of the race for New York City mayor.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Is Up For Grabs, Poll Suggests

Fifty percent of likely Democratic voters still don’t know whom they want to be the next mayor of New York, a poll found.

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Eric Greitens and Mo Brooks Announce Senate Bids in Missouri and Alabama

The hard-right Republicans’ entry to the races for open Senate seats heralded fiercely contested G.O.P. primaries in the two deeply conservative states.

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Trump Endorses a Loyalist, Jody Hice, for Georgia Secretary of State

By supporting a challenger to Georgia’s current secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, the former president signaled that he wants Republicans who opposed his election falsehoods to pay politically.

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Will Cuomo’s Scandals Pave the Way for N.Y.C.’s First Female Mayor?

The women running for mayor have sharply criticized the governor as sexual harassment allegations pile up against him, and say they offer a different style of leadership.

#garcia-kathryn, #mayors, #morales-dianne, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government, #primaries-and-caucuses, #voting-and-voters, #wiley-maya, #women-and-girls

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Democrats, Pushing Stimulus, Admit to Regrets on Obama’s 2009 Response

In pitching President Biden’s relief package, Democrats have said their 2009 stimulus efforts under Barack Obama were insufficient. Those close to Mr. Obama have noticed.

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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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Inside the Big-Business Plan to Influence New York’s Mayoral Race

Stephen Ross, the head of the Related Companies, is organizing a meeting of business leaders to “help us get this mayoral election right.”

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New York Mayoral Candidates Weigh How Hard to Hit Cuomo

The feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hurt New York City, but Mr. Cuomo’s recent troubles may alter the dynamic for the next mayor.

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Why These 2 N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates Are on a Collision Course

Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, and Ray McGuire, a former Citi executive, have become fast rivals in the New York City mayoral race.

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Cuomo in Crisis, Republicans Emerging: Updates From New York’s Mayoral Race

Several major candidates called for an investigation into Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, as two Republicans vied for key endorsements.

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Bagel Orders and Vaccine Appointments: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

A former City Council speaker decides not to run, and a current city comptroller becomes the first leading candidate to get the coronavirus vaccine.

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Nevada Is Moving to Vote Before Iowa in 2024. Harry Reid Makes the Case.

Goodbye, Iowa and New Hampshire. Hello, Nevada and South Carolina? The former Nevada senator is just one voice arguing that it’s time to change the nomination calendar.

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The Virginia G.O.P. Voted on Its Future. The Losers Reject the Results.

In a sign of the Trump era’s lingering alternate realities, Republicans in the struggling state party are refusing to move forward with a new system for choosing nominees.

#elections-governors, #primaries-and-caucuses, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #virginia

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The Presidential Primary Calendar Stinks. Now’s the Time to Shake It Up.

Democrats should take the opportunity to reform an out-of-touch system.

#democratic-national-committee, #nevada, #primaries-and-caucuses, #state-legislatures, #voting-and-voters

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Trump, in Scorching Attack on McConnell, Urges G.O.P. to Replace Him

The former president, breaking an unusually long silence, called the Senate minority leader a “dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack” and called on Republicans in the chamber to find a new leader.

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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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Shaun Donovan’s First TV Ad Campaign Features Obama

Shaun Donovan, a former White House budget director, is rolling out his TV ad campaign and hoping his background in Washington will help him emerge from a crowded pack of candidates.

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No More Playing Nice: 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

The candidates make stronger attacks against one another, as a Republican enters the race hoping to court Hispanic voters.

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They Supported ‘Defund the Police.’ Then the Mayoral Campaign Began.

Most of the leading mayoral candidates have been wary of embracing the “defund the police” movement, which has lost some mainstream political momentum.

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Andrew Yang Says He Has Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

Mr. Yang, a New York mayoral candidate who had suspended in-person events after a campaign staff member had tested positive, said he was experiencing mild symptoms.

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Tim Ryan, a Top Democrat in Ohio, Is Said to Plan Senate Bid

Mr. Ryan, who mounted a long-shot campaign for president in 2019, plans to compete for the state’s open Senate seat. His campaign will test Democrats’ strength in a state tilting to the right.

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Wall Street Makes Unprecedented Push to Get Out the Vote

Business leaders want their employees to have a say in helping decide who will steer New York City’s economic recovery as its new mayor.

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The First Post-Reagan Presidency

So far, Joe Biden has been surprisingly progressive.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Running for Office. Will Other Trump Allies Follow?

The names of Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and others have been floated as potential political candidates. Here’s what we know about the chances they could run and their considerations.

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Did Candidates Flee to Vacation Homes? 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Questions surrounding candidates’ second homes, ranked-choice voting and ties to casino interests arose in New York’s mayoral contest.

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Why Kamala Harris Is a Star of the N.Y.C Mayor’s Race

The candidates are competing over who can best capture Washington’s attention and assistance as New York navigates its recovery from the pandemic.

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Rivals Mock Andrew Yang: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

Andrew Yang’s visit to a “bodega” drew digs from other contenders, and his entry in the New York City’s race seemed to shake up the contest.

#bodegas, #campaign-finance, #elections-mayors, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #torres-ritchie-1988, #yang-andrew-1975

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Cash Is Pouring Into the N.Y.C. Mayoral Race. Here’s Who Has the Most.

Eric Adams and Scott Stringer, two of the best-known candidates, continue to far outpace the rest of the Democratic field in raising money.

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McGuire, Wall Street Favorite, Raises $5 Million and Jolts Mayor’s Race

New York’s business community is coalescing behind Raymond J. McGuire, an ex-Wall Street executive, but the support may turn off some left-leaning voters.

#campaign-finance, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #high-net-worth-individuals, #mcguire-raymond-j, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses

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Under Attack, Andrew Yang Explains His Family’s Escape From NY

Andrew Yang said that his family decided to leave the city during the pandemic in part to help his autistic son “adapt to our new normal.”

#elections-mayors, #new-paltz-ny, #new-york-city, #poverty, #primaries-and-caucuses, #shutdowns-institutional, #yang-andrew-1975

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