Nydia Velazquez, a 20-year veteran congressional representative, cruised through a fiercely contested Democratic primary today to win the party nomination. With 97 percent of polls reporting last night, Velazquez took 58 percent of the vote, crushing her strongest challenger, City Council member Er ... More >>
Between the weirdly unseasonable timing and the minimal press attention, you might not know it, but today is primary day in New York's congressional and senate races. Given the city's one-party monoculture, the primary races are generally where he action is. Here's a quick guide to the races being ... More >>
Running for Congress, George Martinez calls himself the Occupiers' candidate. The rest of the movement isn't so sure.