With voter turnout at dismal lows, one state Assemblyman wants to take a lesson from Down Under and consider instituting a system of mandatory voting.
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With less than a week until voters go to the polls, Rep. Michael Grimm leads his Democratic challenger, former councilman Domenic Recchia, 53 percent to 34 percent, according to a new NY1-Capital New York-Siena College poll
Governor Andrew Cuomo and his supporters criticized his Republican opponent, Rob Astorino, for fighting a federal desegregation agreement in Westchester County, during a rowdy appearance in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday afternoon.
Hillary Clinton will headline a women's-themed event for Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney in Westchester County on Monday.
Follows significant media attention to harassment anecdotes
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will not support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight against the militant group Islamic State.
Despite a 20-count indictment on charges including tax evasion and perjury, Rep. Michael Grimm enjoys a four-point lead over his Democratic challenger, according to a new NY1-Capital New York-Siena poll.
Mayor says former president was 'ahead of his time' on inequality
Liberal members rise to defense of Cuomo's running-mate
Senator raises for Cuomo's lieutenant governor pick
HarperCollins announces new date, cover for Cuomo book