Nina Gonzalez was one of the audience members who posed a question at Tuesday’s presidential debate. She was among 100 undecided voters from Nassau County recruited by the Gallup polling agency.
Trailing in the polls, with a fraction of the money of national powerhouse fundraiser and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Republican Wendy Long is struggling to gain traction. And some Republicans say there's a reason the Republicans are fielding such a weak, underfunded candidate in New York. They say former U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato's ties to Gillibrand have discouraged GOP donors and supporters. It's a charge Gillibrand doesn't exactly deny.
The so-called “Nuns on the Bus” took the ferry to Staten Island Monday to make the case against Rep. Michael Grimm – a New York Republican swept into office in 2010 with backing from the national tea party.
More than two million New York City voters are expected to head to the polls in just over six weeks to cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election. In a year when the Board of Elections’ performance has come under scrutiny for its handling of primary and special elections, information about the Board is conspicuously absent from the city's annual report card, known as the Mayor's Management Report.
For the first time in several months, the Occupy Wall Street movement grabbed headlines with protests marking its first anniversary. The movement that introduced the chant "We are the 99-percent" to the lexicon, has also been marked by tensions with the police, as well tensions within the grassroots organization. But how much has changed inside and outside Occupy Wall Street in the past year?
Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated the movement's anniversary on Monday by clogging intersections in the city's financial district and marching to the beat of drums that were a familiar refrain last year.
Police say more than 100 people have been arrested as Occupy Wall Street protesters march in small groups around Manhattan's financial district to mark the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.
City election workers deployed a new protocol for closing polls and reporting unofficial election results Thursday night following the primaries for state legislative and local offices.
At the 9/11 memorial at the World Trade Center site, several hundred people gathered Tuesday to commemorate loved ones lost in the terrorist attacks in a tribute that was scaled back compared to years past.
The city’s Board of Elections sounded optimistic about the improved accuracy of its new election night closing procedures ahead of Thursday’s legislative election – but cautioned against hopes of speedier returns.
Four people are dead and four others were wounded in a series of shooting incidents scattered across the city this weekend.
A Manhattan grand jury will begin hearing the details of the NYPD’s shooting death of Jeffrey Johnson near the Empire State Building. While they’ll be weighing in on whether the shooting was justified, others are questioning whether the cops' actions that day were a threat to public safety.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be offering a benediction at the Republican National Convention next week on the same night Mitt Romney will accept his party's nomination for President.
A protest against the controversial natural gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing disrupted a conference attended by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in Manhattan on Wednesday. The state is set to issue a decision next month on whether it will allow the practice.
The city’s plan to appeal a ruling blocking its five-borough taxi plan may be the most direct route to extending taxi service to the outer boroughs – and keeping the city’s budget balanced.
The New York City Board of Elections defended its performance in the June 26 federal primary election on Wednesday at a five-hour hearing of the City Council Governmental Operations committee.
With a little more than a month before the September 13 primary, the City Council is holding an oversight hearing Wednesday to assess problems that arose with the vote count during the most recent primary in June.
Some New Yorkers are being told that if you have not voted since the 2008 presidential election, you are no longer registered to vote. This type of incorrect voter information has spread — thanks to technology — in a year when access to the polls is a national issue.
A bipartisan coalition of 700 mayors continues to press both presidential candidates on their plan to reduce gun violence – the same day another mass shooting is shaking a community in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisc.
Both presidential campaigns are touting the importance of Tuesday’s July fundraising deadline as the race enters the last 100 days. While Mitt Romney was in Europe, President Barack Obama came to New York City Monday night for a big ticket fundraiser at a boutique hotel in the Flatiron District. The well-heeled attendees arrived expressing enthusiasm, as well as urgency.