Sam Raskin

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Friends of Minn. man who tested positive for Omicron after NYC trip also catch virus

More than a dozen friends of the Minnesota resident who recently traveled to New York City and tested positive for the Omicron variant...

Eric Adams blames ‘professional’ anarchists for Kyle Rittenhouse riots

Mayor-elect Eric Adams blamed “professional” anarchists for the rioting and vandalism in New York City following Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal Friday — insisting...

Mayor Bill de Blasio dodges question about plans to run for NY governor

Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Tuesday he will “continue to serve” New York — but stopped short of officially declaring a run...

De Blasio puts up $111M for NYCHA façade fixes to clear sidewalks

Mayor Bill de Blasio committed Wednesday to spending more than $100 million on fixing façades of public housing buildings in order to...

Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa have heated exchange over stop-and-frisk during mayoral debate

A question about stop-and-frisk during the second mayoral debate Wednesday prompted Republican candidate Curtis Sliwa to question Democratic mayoral nominee and former...

‘I didn’t do anything’: ‘Bridgegate’ scandal’s Kelly on defensive in NJ race

Bridget Anne Kelly — whose conviction in the “Bridgegate” scandal was overturned by the US Supreme Court — was ripped in a recent...

Eric Adams: I ‘reserve right’ to reverse de Blasio Gifted and Talented ax

Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams said Tuesday he would “reserve my right” to reverse Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to overhaul the...

Families of NJ kids in virus outbreak reach $6 million settlement

Families of kids who fell victim to a 2018 virus outbreak at a medical facility in New Jersey recently reached a $6 million...

Eric Adams touts working-class upbringing in first general election ad

Eric Adams, in his first campaign ad since winning the Democratic primary for mayor, touts his working-class upbringing by a mother who...

Jumaane Williams slams de Blasio and Hochul for not visiting Rikers Island

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams again demanded Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Kathy Hochul visit Rikers Island, declaring that if the two...

Governor Hochul vows to fix ‘unacceptable’ MTA service disruption

Gov. Kathy Hochul vowed Monday to get to the bottom of an “unprecedented system breakdown” that caused a five-hour MTA service disruption...

Kathy Hochul says NY will welcome Afghan refugees: ‘It’s time for us to help them’

Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul, who will soon succeed disgraced Gov. Andrew Cuomo as New York’s chief executive, said Wednesday that the Empire...

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