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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Protesters in Brooklyn clashed with police Friday night, marked by images of a police vehicle set on fire and a video shared thousands of times on social media of a woman being violently shoved to the ground by a New York City police officer. 

 NY Attorney General Tish James
Karen DeWitt

New York Attorney General Tish James is calling for a suspension of in-person voting ahead of the state’s April presidential primary.

Picture of a judge's gavel
WikiMedia Commons

Days before the law is scheduled to take effect, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the right of undocumented immigrants to obtain a drivers’ license in New York.

NYS Legislature Takes Steps To Constrain Trump

May 22, 2019
 NY Attorney General Tish James
Karen DeWitt

The New York State legislature took final action Wednesday on measures that could be used against President Trump and his associates, including a backdoor way for Congress to view the president’s tax returns.

Letitia James is sworn in as New York's attorney general in Albany.
Attorney General’s Press Office

Letitia James has been sworn in as New York's attorney general, becoming the first black woman to hold statewide office.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Pat Bradley / WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was awarded a third term in office by voters Tuesday, who chose him by a wide margin over his opponents.

Democrats are poised to sweep statewide elections in New York, according to a new Siena College poll.

New York City Public Advocate Tish James
https://advocate.nyc.gov/asout

The next attorney general of the state of New York is very likely to make history. Both Tish James, the Democratic candidate and current New York City public advocate, and the Republican candidate — bankruptcy lawyer Keith Wofford — are African-American. But the two hold different views on many topics.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina recaps the New York state primaries with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Pat Bradley / WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo handily won Thursday's Democratic primary against actor Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo’s current Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul also won, as did Cuomo’s choice for attorney general, New York City Public Advocate Tish James.

New York City Public Advocate Tish James
https://advocate.nyc.gov/asout

New York City Public Advocate Letitia "Tish" James won a 4-way Democratic primary for attorney general in New York Thursday, according to The Associated Press.

New York City Public Advocate Tish James
https://advocate.nyc.gov/asout

New York attorney general candidate Tish James says she’d take steps to fight corruption in state government if elected, even if it means going against her fellow Democrat, Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is backing James’ campaign. 

New York City Public Advocate Tish James
https://advocate.nyc.gov/asout

The Democratic frontrunner in the primary race for New York attorney general, Tish James, says if she’s elected she’d be independent of her political ally, Governor Andrew Cuomo.

New York Attorney General Race Takes Shape

May 25, 2018
The state capitol in Albany
Dave Lucas / WAMC

Democrats and Republicans in New York have picked their choices to fill the open seat for state attorney general, following the resignation of Eric Schneiderman over a domestic violence scandal.