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NYC Primary: Colorful Sanders supporters rally at Navy Yard before debate

They came from all over the country to take on the more subdued Hilary Clinton supporters.

Features / News / Politics

Impending sentencing for Liang brings hope for justice

NYPD officer Peter Liang fatally shot East New York resident Akai Gurley in an the unlit stairwell.

News / Politics

New Report Says Low-Income Communities of Color Are Not Prepared for Climate Change

Low-income waterfront communities, particularly those of color such as The South Bronx, Red Hook, and the Brooklyn Navy Yards, are disproportionately at risk during threats of climate change than other communities according to a report released yesterday by the Environmental Justice Alliance. “Even though climate change will affect everyone, its impacts will not be evenly distributed,” said Eddie Bautista, executive […]

News / Politics

Brooklynites on Hilary Clinton for President

According to a March 29th Pew Research Center Poll 59 percent of democrats say there is a “good chance” they will vote for Clinton.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Midterm elections bring fear to the undocumented

Undocumented immigrants understand that midterm elections can be even more important than the presidential election.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics / Video

What New Yorkers are thinking on the eve of Election Day

New Yorkers give their thoughts on the upcoming elections.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Muslim Americans projected to vote at high rates

In six populous states; 69 percent said that they plan to vote in this upcoming election.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics / Uncategorized / Video

What you need to know about third party candidates

by Thom Friend Occupy Wall Street and the People’s Climate March; two movements that brought hundreds of thousands from around the nation and the world to New York City to make their voices heard. But tomorrow, when Americans make their way to the polling booths to cast their votes, the third-party candidates who hope to champion these causes will see […]

Midterm Elections 2014 / Multimedia / Politics / Video

Voting not a priority for NYU students

Since 1964, young voters ages 18-24 have consistently voted at lower rates than other age groups.

Audio / Politics / Slideshows

In an election year Superstorm Sandy still a political issue on Staten Island

by Megan Jamerson and Neil Giardino Staten Island is only a short ferry ride south of Manhattan, but when it comes to Superstorm Sandy recovery, the distance feels great. Since the storm, the hardest hit borough is stuck in a slow recovery. Last week marked the two year anniversary, and Staten Islanders are still mucking out homes along the Island’s […]