This week the Voice took part in a national project with 50 other alternative press journalists that named the country's worst elected officials. The list named 53 politicians from 23 states -- including the District of Columbia -- who fit into one of five categories: hatemongers, sleazeballs, blowh ... More >>
Rep. Michael Grimm, the congressman who represents New York's 11th District, is having a terrible year, much of which he can blame squarely on Michael Grimm. He kicked 2014 off with a bang, threatening in January to throw NY1 reporter Michael Scotto off a balcony after Scotto had the temerity to as ... More >>
Oh thank God, something interesting happened during the State of the Union. We'd thought the highlight of the evening might be watching House Speaker John Boehner stubbornly refusing to crack a smile, glowering over the president's shoulder, while next to him, Joe Biden beamed maniacally and method ... More >>
If you're a New York political junkie, the best entertainment of the holiday season was the sitdown Michael Scotto had last week on NY1 with the remaining members of Harlem's Gang of Four, David Dinkins, Basil Paterson and Congressman Charlie Rangel. They went on the show to laud gang leader and b ... More >>
History's richest campaign wins by a nose
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