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Tiffany Cabán and the New Democrats

Tiffany Cabán and the New Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory was no fluke.
With a Tough-on-Crime D.A. Stepping Down, Will Queens Turn to a Reformer?

With a Tough-on-Crime D.A. Stepping Down, Will Queens Turn to a Reformer?

The Queens district attorney, Richard A. Brown, 86, announced on Wednesday he would not seek re-election next fall.
Big City: The Year That Bill de Blasio Became Donald Trump* and 9 Other Improbable Transformations

Big City: The Year That Bill de Blasio Became Donald Trump* and 9 Other Improbable Transformations

In different ways, both Mayor Bill de Blasio and President Trump have made their lack of warm and cozy feelings toward the press corps known this year.
Pence Goes to Georgia; Warning Signs for G.O.P., Including Steve King: 5 Days to Go

Pence Goes to Georgia; Warning Signs for G.O.P., Including Steve King: 5 Days to Go

Representative Leonard Lance of New Jersey, a Republican, is doing poorly for an incumbent, polling at 39 percent of the vote.
How a Political Machine Works: 21 People Running for Office, Unaware

How a Political Machine Works: 21 People Running for Office, Unaware

Aisha Riaz and her husband, Jesse Rose, wanted to run for Queens Democratic County Committee but were disqualified, even as Ms. Riaz’s opponent was nominated without her consent by party leaders.
Big City: Ignore, Condescend, Dismiss: Debate Playbook for Men Facing Women

Big City: Ignore, Condescend, Dismiss: Debate Playbook for Men Facing Women

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spurned an offer to debate from the right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro, saying she did not owe a response “to unsolicited requests from men with bad intentions.”
Why Joe Crowley’s Loss Could Be Good News for Hakeem Jeffries

Why Joe Crowley’s Loss Could Be Good News for Hakeem Jeffries

Representative Hakeem Jeffries of Brooklyn talked to constituents earlier this month during his Congress on Your Corner event outside the Shirley A. Chisholm Post Office on Fulton Street.
Ocasio-Cortez Isn’t Spelled C-r-o-w-l-e-y

Ocasio-Cortez Isn’t Spelled C-r-o-w-l-e-y

Even though Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Representative Joseph Crowley in the primary, his name will remain on the November ballot.
Ocasio-Cortez Confronts Crowley Over His ‘Third-Party Challenge’

Ocasio-Cortez Confronts Crowley Over His ‘Third-Party Challenge’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to comment about how Representative Joseph Crowley, whom she defeated in the Democratic primary, was mounting a third party challenge against her. Mr. Crowley
Big City: Before Ocasio-Cortez, the Elizabeth Holtzman Effect

Big City: Before Ocasio-Cortez, the Elizabeth Holtzman Effect

Forty-six years ago, Elizabeth Holtzman became the youngest woman elected to Congress, after a race echoed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in the recent Democratic primary.
As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

Demonstrators gathered in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington on Thursday to protest the detention of migrants. They also encouraged their senators to block President Trump’s forthcoming
As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

Demonstrators gathered in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington on Thursday to protest the detention of migrants. They also encouraged their senators to block President Trump’s forthcoming
Crowley’s Loss Heralds an ‘End of an Era’: Last of the Party Bosses

Crowley’s Loss Heralds an ‘End of an Era’: Last of the Party Bosses

As chairman of the Queens County Democratic Party, Joseph Crowley held the power to make or break candidates through endorsements and nuts-and-bolts campaign help.
Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?

Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?

Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilwoman challenging an incumbent congressman, speaks at a senior center in Chelsea, Mass., on Wednesday.
Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?

Will a Shocker in New York Have a Ripple Effect in Massachusetts?

Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilwoman challenging an incumbent congressman, speaks at a senior center in Chelsea, Mass., on Wednesday.
Big City: Lesson of the Blue Wave Primaries? We’re All Struggling Now

Big City: Lesson of the Blue Wave Primaries? We’re All Struggling Now

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the day after her surprise win in the Democratic primary, went from a long shot to a leader of a new progressive wave of Democratic candidates.
Top Democrat’s Defeat Throws Party Leadership Into Turmoil

Top Democrat’s Defeat Throws Party Leadership Into Turmoil

The vacuum created by the defeat of Representative Joseph Crowley of New York seemed to only deepen the yearning for a new generation of Democratic leaders.
An Upset in the Making: Why Joe Crowley Never Saw Defeat Coming

An Upset in the Making: Why Joe Crowley Never Saw Defeat Coming

Representative Joseph Crowley, at a news conference in Washington last week, had not faced a Democratic primary since his congressional district was redrawn to include a section of the Bronx.
Top Democrat’s Defeat Throws Party Leadership Into Turmoil

Top Democrat’s Defeat Throws Party Leadership Into Turmoil

The vacuum created by the defeat of Representative Joseph Crowley of New York seemed to only deepen the yearning for a new generation of Democratic leaders.
4 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primary Elections

4 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primary Elections

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who beat Representative Joseph Crowley, was not the only liberal insurgent to rattle the entrenched Democrats of New York on Tuesday.