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Nia Prater

Staff Writer, Intelligencer

Nia Prater is an Intelligencer staff writer who covers New York politics.

  1. early and often
    12 Million People Have Applied for Student-Debt Relief Since This WeekendBiden said the program’s website handled the many applications “without a glitch or any difficulty.”
  2. early and often
    Herschel Walker Admits He Paid Ex-Girlfriend Who Had an AbortionThe Republican Senate candidate denies the $700 check was intended for an abortion.
  3. politics
    Biden Pardons Thousands of Marijuana Charges, ‘Dank Brandon’ Memes FollowThe president frees up federal weed policy.
  4. politics
    Secret Service Doesn’t Know How to Drive, Pull Off Cover-upAn SUV taking the vice-president to work Monday hit a curb, but the Secret Service initially said it was due to a “mechanical failure.”
  5. politics
    Herschel Walker’s Son Goes Nuclear on His ‘Lying’ FatherAfter a story about the candidate’s alleged payment for an abortion, Christian Walker went off in a series of tweets.
  6. just asking questions
    The Surge That Could Save DemocratsTom Bonier makes the case that women are registering to vote in a fury after Dobbs and have the potential to reshape the midterms.
  7. politics
    New Yorkers Could Get Paid to Report Illegal ParkingA proposed bill in City Council would allow people to report instances of illegal parking and receive a cut of the fine.
  8. the group portrait
    The New Worker-Owners of Astor Wines & SpiritsAstor’s employees will be even more integrated with a store that was already an anchor of the neighborhood.
  9. politics
    Pennsylvania’s Republican Candidates Might Actually Be From New JerseyWhile Dr. Oz has been painted as a Jersey carpetbagger, Doug Mastriano was registered to vote in the state as recently as last year.
  10. politics
    Charlotte Bennett Hits Andrew Cuomo With a Sexual-Harassment LawsuitIn her lawsuit, Bennett is suing Cuomo for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and retaliation.
  11. the city politic
    Why Yuh-Line Niou Didn’t Run Against Dan Goldman AgainThe runner-up in the Democratic primary for the Manhattan-Brooklyn congressional district explains her decision to pass on a redo in November.
  12. the city politic
    Dan Goldman Has a Bridge He’d Like to Build YouThe congressman-to-be on what comes next after his narrow victory.
  13. early and often
    Yuh-Line Niou Won’t Challenge Dan Goldman in November After AllAfter losing the Democratic primary, she ruled out a new run on the Working Family Parties ballot line.
  14. early and often
    Read the FBI’s Redacted Trump Search AffidavitOn Thursday, a federal judge in Florida ordered the release of a redacted version of the affidavit that prompted the FBI search on Mar-a-Lago.
  15. early and often
    Yuh-Line Niou Says She’s Thinking About Running Against Dan Goldman AgainThe progressive Democrat may run on the Working Families Party line in November for the Brooklyn-Manhattan seat in Congress.
  16. early and often
    Dan Goldman Defeats a Splintered Field of ProgressivesIt was a nail-biter against Yuh-Line Niou, but the veteran prosecutor who put $4 million into his own campaign emerged victorious.
  17. early and often
    Sean Patrick Maloney, DCCC Boss, Defeats Alessandra BiaggiThe moderate congressman was fiercely criticized for choosing to run in Mondaire Jones’s current district, but that outrage and others weren’t fatal.
  18. early and often
    Can Anybody Stop Dan Goldman?The former prosecutor seems to be leading the crowded field for the Tenth District’s open House seat, but three other candidates still have a shot.
  19. early and often
    Rage Against the Machine: Can Alessandra Biaggi Defeat Sean Patrick Maloney?The head of the DCCC is the epitome of moderation — and everything wrong with Democrats to the young progressive hoping to beat him next week.
  20. the city politic
    Mondaire Jones on the Need to Meet Progressive ExpectationsThe congressman talks about switching districts, how Democrats can win the midterms, and why America’s problems go beyond Trump.
  21. the city politic
    Liz Holtzman on Why Guts and Expertise Matter More Than AgeThe 81-year-old former congresswoman says she feels called to get back in the fight.
  22. early and often
    Read The Unsealed Trump Search WarrantAgents removed boxes of documents with “top secret” information inside.
  23. the city politic
    Dan Goldman on the Problem With Trump, Republicans, and Members of His Own PartyThe veteran federal prosecutor tries politics.
  24. crime
    Police Arrest Suspect in Killings of Muslim Men in AlbuquerqueAt least three Muslim immigrants have been ambushed and killed in recent weeks, terrifying the local community.
  25. the city politic
    Yuh-Line Niou on Her Especially Personal Run for CongressFrom representation to disability policy, she says there’s a common theme: Courage.
  26. the city politic
    Carlina Rivera on What Democrats Get Wrong About Latino VotersA daughter of the Lower East Side runs to represent the district where she grew up.
  27. early and often
    What the Hell Is Going on With Dr. Oz’s Senate Campaign?Oz is behind in polling and fundraising, and reportedly spent a significant portion of the first post-primary weeks out of state.
  28. economy
    Gas Prices Are Plummeting Across the CountryThe national average price had its largest 24-hour decline, dropping by 4.5 cents.
  29. early and often
    Biden Is Officially COVID-FreeThe president will soon be putting remote work in the rearview mirror.
  30. the city politic
    Jessica Ramos Picked a Fight With AOC, for Some ReasonIn a series of tweets, Ramos claimed the congresswoman is not serving her district well.
  31. early and often
    Fetterman Says He’s ‘Feeling Really Good’ in First Poststroke InterviewThe Pennsylvania Senate candidate, who’s been labeled “missing” by opponent Mehmet Oz, said he’ll return to in-person campaigning “very soon.”
  32. politics
    De Blasio Sees Writing on the Wall, Drops Congressional Bid“I really want to keep serving and I’m gonna find a different way to serve.”
  33. politics
    New Polls Show De Blasio Near the Bottom of the Field in Race for CongressCity Councilmember Carlina Rivera leads the field with 17 percent of support from likely Democratic voters in the district in a recent poll.
  34. the city politic
    Where Is Phil Banks?Eric Adams’s man in charge of public safety hasn’t talked to the public once, and veteran observers can’t tell what he’s doing.
  35. jan 6 hearings
    Cheney Says Trump Called a Jan. 6 Witness After Cassidy Hutchinson’s TestimonyThe person, whose identity is not publicly known, declined to pick up the phone and called their lawyer.
  36. jan. 6 hearings
    Liz Cheney Alleges January 6 Witnesses Are Being Intimidated“He knows you’re loyal, and you’re going to do the right thing.”
  37. politics
    Antonio Delgado Fends Off Challenge From Ana María ArchilaThe lieutenant governor wins the Democratic nomination for a full term, after a last-minute threat from a progressive endorsed by AOC.
  38. politics
    Rudy Goes on Media Blitz After Slap on BackOn Tuesday, Mayor Adams criticized Giuliani’s comments. Rudy responded “Tell Adams to go f- - - himself. What a f- - -ing scumbag.”
  39. life after roe
    ‘A Woman Has No Rights’: Read Liberals’ Supreme Court Abortion DissentJustices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan decried the abolition of Roe v. Wade in blistering language.
  40. politics
    Authorities Raid Home of Jeffrey Clark, Trump DOJ OfficialHe played a key role in former president Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
  41. early and often
    AOC Endorses Ana María Archila for Lieutenant GovernorIt is a major boost to the left-wing hopeful’s campaign to win the Democratic primary next Tuesday.
  42. politics
    AOC Accuses the City Council Speaker of Punishing MembersHer criticisms come after reports that councilmembers who voted against the budget weren’t included in a fund for district projects.
  43. politics
    Andrew Giuliani Won’t Get Vaccinated So He Got Banned From GOP DebateThe Republican gubernatorial candidate will participate in the debate remotely. Neither he nor his opponents are happy about it.
  44. politics
    11-Year-Old Uvalde Survivor Tells Congress, ‘I Don’t Want It to Happen Again’A U.S. House panel on gun violence heard heart-wrenching testimony from fourth-grader Miah Cerrillo and others affected by the Texas school shooting.
  45. politics
    New Yorkers Really Don’t Like Adams, Hochul Because of CrimeA new poll shows fear of crime has skyrocketed and sent both Democrats’ approval ratings into a crater.
  46. politics
    Fetterman on Stroke: ‘I Almost Died’The Democratic Senate candidate has yet to return to the campaign trail after suffering a stroke three weeks ago.
  47. politics
    New York to Raise the Age for Semi-Automatic Rifles to 21Ten bills that would bar civilians from buying body armor and strengthen the state’s red-flag law to strip guns from some people.
  48. gun violence
    The Authorities in Uvalde Are Turning on One AnotherLocal police who delayed entering the classroom are reportedly no longer cooperating with the state, while more details of the attack change.
  49. politics
    A Lot of Democrats Are Mad at Sean Patrick MaloneyHis decision to challenge a fellow incumbent Democrat is rubbing many colleagues the wrong way.
  50. politics
    De Blasio Finally Settles on a New Job: Running for CongressThe summer of Bill, part two!
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