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New York State Senate

  1. state politics
    Meet Alessandra Biaggi, the Young Progressive Who Ousted NY’s Worst Democrat“I was so angry that so much progress had been blocked in a state like New York … [that] was the catalyst that got me off the sidelines.”
  2. city politic
    Cuomo’s State Senate Deal Unravels As Rogue Democrats’ Rivals Gain MomentumChallengers to the Senate’s breakaway Democrats have become a political force, running against the kind of backroom deals that kept the GOP in power.
  3. Dems Win New York Special Elections, But Rogue Lawmaker Costs Them State ControlDemocrat Simcha Felder said he’ll still caucus with Republicans, quashing dreams of a blue trifecta in the Empire State — for now.
  4. Democratic Control of New York State May Be Just One Special Election AwayA race in Westchester on Tuesday could finally flip control of the state Senate — if a rogue Democrat doesn’t block the blue trifecta.
  5. new york state senate
    Dean Skelos Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Corruption CaseHe and his son had been found guilty in December on eight federal counts of bribery, extortion, and conspiracy.
  6. More Albany Fallout: GOP State Senate Leader OutState Senator John Flanagan will replace Dean Skelos as the State Senate’s majority leader.
  7. your tax dollars at work
    New York Lawmakers to Debate Official State Amphibian NowThough the wood frog seems to be the only contender.
  8. shady politicians
    Shirley Huntley’s Court Plea Lays Out New York Corruption WebGotta love a local political scandal.
  9. progress
    New York State Senator Wants to Ban Gay ‘Conversion’ Therapy for Kids Brad Hoylman thinks its time to follow California’s lead.
  10. equal rites
    Ousted Pro-Gay GOP Senator May Run Independent“You should not be left to stand alone now.”