Delgado quit Congress to be Hochul’s No. 2. Now he actually needs to win.

ALBANY, N.Y. — Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado’s experience winning competitive elections rivals that of any of the 62 people who have ever been elected lieutenant governor in New York. The former Democratic congressman from the Hudson Valley shows comfort on the campaign trail and can win over crowds with a quick smile. He has the…

The state’s Republican party has further aligned its platform with Trump in pushing election lies

The Republican Party of Texas over the weekend adopted a resolution at its state convention that rejects President Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election, further aligning the state party establishment with former President Donald Trump in pushing false election claims.

Justice or overreach?: As crucial test looms, Big Greens are under fire

When Aaron Mair ascended to the board presidency of the Sierra Club, he brought a new mission to the century-old environmental group: Where once it devoted itself solely to conservation issues, now it would embrace a much broader range of social justice causes. Mair came from the environmental justice movement, where communities of color battle…

Two charged in alleged University of Missouri frat party hazing that left freshman blind, unable to walk or speak

Two University of Missouri-Columbia fraternity brothers have been indicted for allegedly supplying a freshman with vodka until he drank so much that he suffered a brain injury after days on a ventilator, leaving him unable to see, talk or walk.

Washington Post’s New Leader, One Year In: Mean Tweets, Internal Battles, Finding Direction

Sally Buzbee has a go-to move when Washington Post staff are getting upset: Call a meeting ASAP. Last year, after business editor Lori Montgomery tweeted criticism of a column noting a rape allegation about retiring NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as “completely FoS,” Buzbee, the paper’s executive editor, held three all-hands meetings to address the issue,…

The House’s endangered species: Republicans who break from the base

How far can House Republicans stray from the party line without losing their seats? It’s a tricky question that’s becoming ever more relevant as they march toward a likely majority next year. The boundaries of the House GOP tent became clearer this week, when two incumbents known for repudiating Donald Trump after the Jan. 6…

NYC Mayor Adams backs Council Speaker Adrienne Adams in broadside against AOC over budget

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a moderate Democrat, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) who’s further to the left of him, are arguably the city’s highest-profile politicians, and it’s now clear they’re at odds with one another in a very public way.

Jan. 6 panel to spotlight pressure campaign against Pence

A top adviser to Mike Pence — who helped the former vice president fend off Donald Trump’s last-ditch pressure campaign to subvert the 2020 election — is delivering a public warning Thursday: “The law is not a plaything for presidents or judges.” In a three-page statement he intends to deliver at a public hearing of…

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