“Where They Countin’ the Votes?!”: New Video Details Tense Moments as Capitol Mob Sought Out Lawmakers

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story originally appeared in ProPublica. by Jack Gillum, video by Lucas Waldron and Maya Eliahou More than 10 million people have seen the video shot by HuffPost reporter Igor Bobic showing a Black Capitol Police

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Cuomo pushes for massive infrastructure projects with billions of dollars in spending

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/January 14th, 2021 (The Center Square) – In the final chapter of his four-part State of the State Address on Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talked about building a “new New York” with a litany of projects statewide but little detail on how they’ll be funded. Cuomo invoked Franklin

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Jessica Lappin Q&A: Look Back At A Caring Leader

The first time I met Jessica Lappin, she was greeting Roosevelt Islanders outside the subway, hoping to replace Gifford Miller, representing Roosevelt Island and the UES. “Good luck, Jennifer,” I said. “Jessica,” she quickly corrected me. It wasn’t a mistake many of us would make again.

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Unemployment Claims Jump as the City’s Budget Picture Grows Bleaker. Can Joe Biden Help Stem a Deeper Pandemic Recession?

Greg David and Rosa Goldensohn, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 14 at 8:53pm ESTby THE CITY Unemployment claims in New York City have soared in the month since Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned indoor dining due to a rise in COVID-19 cases — a sign of a deepening recession. The numbers came to

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Vaccination Disarray Leaves Seniors Confused About When They Can Get a Shot

Judith Graham   January 14, 2021 Use Our Content It can be republished for free. For weeks, doctors’ phones have been ringing off the hook with anxious older patients on the other end of the line. “When can I get a covid-19 vaccine?” these patients want to know. “And where?” Frustration and confusion are rampant

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Attorney General James’ NYPD Suit Points Another Finger at Top Cop for Protest Crackdowns

Greg B. Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 14 at 8:40pm ESTby THE CITY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea were the two biggest names cited by state Attorney General Letitia James in a lawsuit filed Thursday seeking a monitor to oversee the NYPD’s handling of protests. But a

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‘Turn in your pin and get out’: Several congresswomen denounce their colleagues’ role in the Capitol riot

After a mob stormed the Capitol on January 6 in an attempt to overturn the presidential election results, lawmakers called for accountability. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. Several Democratic women in Congress have said some of their

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