In a House Race With Big Names, 2 Women With Local Ties Rise

Carlina Rivera, a Manhattan councilwoman, and Yuh-Line Niou, a state assemblywoman, are vying to defeat rivals who include current and former members of Congress.

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How Many N.Y. Democrats Does It Take to Fill a House Seat? Try 15.

A congressman, an ex-congresswoman, an ex-mayor, a Trump prosecutor and several state and city officials are eyeing an open congressional seat in New York City.

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Under Caribbean Skies, New York Power Brokers Shape a Crucial Race

The contest for City Council speaker was in high gear at a political gathering in Puerto Rico, where candidates politicked among the palm trees.

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‘My Turn to Get Robbed’: Delivery Workers Are Targets in the Pandemic

Armed robbers are targeting delivery workers in New York, stealing the expensive electric bikes that are the key to their livelihood.

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Why N.Y.C. Has a New Health Commissioner

Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigned her post after clashes between health officials and the mayor over the city’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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