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For Democrats, a Mixed Success in 2018 Midterms
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

For Democrats, a Mixed Success in 2018 Midterms

  Tuesday’s midterm elections were not the stinging rebuke of the Trump Administration that Democrats had been hoping for. The party has retaken the House of Representatives, gaining at least 27 seats. Despite this success, Democrats lost ground in the Senate, and the House results were not as clear-cut a victory as rosier projections had expected. These mixed results make […]

LGBT Community Rally For Voters Who Support Their Community
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

LGBT Community Rally For Voters Who Support Their Community

LGBT community are under attack by the Trump Administration who wants to narrowly define gender as male or female.

Midterm Elections Could Shape the Future of Criminal Justice in New York
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

Midterm Elections Could Shape the Future of Criminal Justice in New York

Kalief Browder. Photo Courtesy of forharriett.com At the age of 22, Kalief Browder hanged himself at his mother’s home in the Bronx. Browder suffered from depression as a result of the severe mental and physical abuse he experienced while incarcerated on Rikers Island. He was arrested when he was 16 for allegedly stealing a backpack, and sent to Rikers because he […]

Healthcare Motivates Voters in Georgia
Audio / Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

Healthcare Motivates Voters in Georgia

Heath insurance has been a huge issue on both sides across the country in the 2018 Midterm elections. In Georgia, both gubernatorial candidates have campaigned on solving health coverage in very different ways.

Youth Voters Driven To Polls by a Variety Of Issues
Audio / Midterm Elections 2018 / Multimedia

Youth Voters Driven To Polls by a Variety Of Issues

Editor – Sam Eagan, Producer/Host – Zachary DeVita Reporters – Alexandra Myers, Li Cohen, Julia Lee, Caroline Skinner, Zachary DeVita and Sam Eagan Photography -Li Cohen

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race
Midterm Elections 2018

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race

Angela Tennell keeps a photo of her son David Neering, who died of a drug overdose in 2016 after years or dealing with an opioid addiction. Photo by Li Cohen As red and blue waves continue clashing in Florida in the race for the governor’s mansion this November, a hurricane of people in the general public are fighting for the […]

Midterm elections bring fear to the undocumented
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.

Voting not a priority for NYU students
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.

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

The homeless vote
Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

The homeless vote

Homeless voters and their advocates talk about the upcoming elections.