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What a fantastic place our city council will be come January when the number of women more than doubles. It will be a female majority — and a long time coming. more
Now that the city's elections board has cleared its counting system of dummy test ballots, the agency tried yet again to release preliminary results from the citywide primary races for mayor, comptroller and public advocate. And while they haven't changed much from what was reported before — it has presented some new, interesting scenarios for when tens of thousands of absentee ballots are opened and counted. more
Innovator. Urban prophet. Villain. There are many words to describe New York City’s late “master builder” Robert Moses, and likely all of them are deserved. Moses has become synonymous with unchecked power — someone making unilateral decisions with little to no oversight. more
In the 1980s, a cup of coffee cost 70 cents. That’s something few older people have to look up, thanks not to great memory, but instead to Sally Struthers and her Christian Children’s Fund commercials. more
Nearly 150 million votes — and counting — were cast in what became a historic voter turnout across the country as Americans took sides in a contentious presidential race.  more
Councilman Andrew Cohen is now Bronx Supreme Court Judge-elect Andrew Cohen, joining Kim Adair Wilson and Bianka Perez on the bench. more
Election Day might’ve looked quite different this year, but its impact and consequences are largely the same. And Ruby Shamir wants to make sure young children across the country know it. more
There is little doubt that history will remember 2020 for a long time — and not in a good way. Yet, the biggest news that could still come might not be the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is hammering the country, but if democracy might survive the simple act of a presidential election. more
On Tuesday, America will visit the ballot box and decide who they want to be in the White House for the next four years. Well, that is, the part of America that didn’t vote by mail, or at early-voting sites. more
For years, a sign above the West 231st Street headquarters of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club has featured the name of elected officials representing the Bronx. It includes names like borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat, and even at the lowest elected levels, Eric Dinowitz and Randi Martos as Democratic district leaders. more
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