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Cuomo Appeals To President Trump For Federal Money For Penn Station Repairs

Cuomo Appeals To President Trump For Federal Money For Penn Station Repairs

Are these commuters looking up for help from a god who doesn't exist, or staring at the LIRR departure board for updates? (Photo by Scott Lynch) Governor Cuomo is appealing to a higher power in order...

Spicey's Back: Melissa McCarthy Offers Glimpse Into Sean Spicer's Tortured Soul On SNL

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With Melissa McCarthy's return to host Saturday Night Live, fans of her instantly legendary Sean Spicer impression eagerly awaited another portrayal. Photos and video of McCarthy, as Spicer, in midtown Manhattan, rolling around behind the White House lectern, also stoked expectations. So it was time for SNL's Spicer to have some sort of personal reckoning.

The New Yorker Cover Imagines Comey's Firing As United's Passenger Dragging

The New Yorker Cover Imagines Comey's Firing As United's Passenger Dragging

President Trump has said he abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey this week because, "Very simply, he was not doing a good job." Later, the president said, "When I decided to just do it, I said to...

Kushner Cos. Drops Plan For Jersey City Residential Development Marketed To Williamsburg's Orthodox Jews

Kushner Cos. Drops Plan For Jersey City Residential Development Marketed To Williamsburg's Orthodox Jewsgallery

Days after the company was pitching green cards to prospective wealthy Chinese investors in a Jersey City project, Kushner Cos., owned by the family of presidential senior adviser Jared Kushner, has abandoned its plans to develop another...

[UPDATE] Everything You Need To Know About NYC's First-Ever President Trump Traffic Jam

[UPDATE] Everything You Need To Know About NYC's First-Ever President Trump Traffic Jam

Traffic around in midtown near Trump Tower in 2016 (Getty Images) [UPDATE BELOW] President Donald Trump's return to New York City will be relatively brief—he's expected to arrive at JFK Airport around 3 p.m., according to...

Trump's Visit To NYC Thursday Will Be Brief, And He Won't Be Spending The Night

Trump's Visit To NYC Thursday Will Be Brief, And He Won't Be Spending The Night

President Trump on May 1, 2017 at the White House (Getty Images) President Donald Trump's first trip to NYC since taking the oath of office will be a short one: He will return to Manhattan during...

NYC Will Get Most Of $68 Million Marked For Trump Tower Security In New Spending Bill

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Members of Congress managed to agree on a spending bill—price tag is more than $1 trillion—that includes $1.5 billion in new border security but not an actual wall, plus $15 billion more for the Pentagon. Also tucked...

Donald Trump Feels 'Guilty' About Expensive Security Measures For NYC's Trump Tower

Donald Trump Feels 'Guilty' About Expensive Security Measures For NYC's Trump Tower

President Trump and Jack Ma of Alibaba at Trump Tower in January 2017 (Getty Images) On May 4, President Donald Trump will return to New York City for the first time since becoming President—and the reason...

Trump Plans First Visit To NYC Since Becoming President

Trump Plans First Visit To NYC Since Becoming President

President Donald Trump in the White House on April 25, 2017 (Getty Images) President Donald Trump hasn't been in New York City since January 19, before his inauguration, but next month he will make his first...

Photos: NYC's Tax Day March Sees Thousands Demanding That Trump Release His Taxes

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It was the largest anti-Trump protest in New York City since late January.

City Council Member Will Introduce Bill Intended To Force Trump To Disclose Tax Returns

City Council Member Will Introduce Bill Intended To Force Trump To Disclose Tax Returns

President Trump, at his golf course in the Bronx, before he was elected. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) It's almost Tax Day in America, which means that citizens across our great nation are doing everything they can...

7 Arrested During NYC Protest Against Syrian Airstrikes

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Hundreds of people gathered in Union Square for a protest against the United States' military strike on Syria. One protester told PIX11 that, "The point of this demonstration is to build an antiwar movement to pressure the...

This Week's Protest & Organizing Events In NYC

This Week's Protest & Organizing Events In NYC

Reasonable! (Scott Lynch/Gothamist) Whether you want to rally in support of immigrants, advocate with women seeking economic justice and reproductive rights, or help make some plans for May Day or the People's Climate March, there are...

NY Attorney General Suing Trump Administration Over Energy Efficiency

NY Attorney General Suing Trump Administration Over Energy Efficiency

via Eric Schneiderman's flickr Making good on his promises to battle President Trump on energy and environmental policy, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that he is suing the administration for violating laws that...

Watch De Blasio Dabble In Hipster Cosplay Comedy

Watch De Blasio Dabble In Hipster Cosplay Comedy

via Mayor's flickr Donning a checkered shirt, black frame glasses, and a beanie, Mayor de Blasio did his best Brooklyn hipster impression at Saturday's Inner Circle show and the results were, uh, really something. In a...

'I Revel In Your Hatred': Roger Stone Documentary Will Premiere At Tribeca Film Festival

'I Revel In Your Hatred': Roger Stone Documentary Will Premiere At Tribeca Film Festivalvideo

If you hate Roger Stone, the Nixon loyalist (seriously, he has a Nixon tattoo on his back) and now Trump adviser, then you're just playing into his hands. In the trailer for the new Netflix documentary,...

De Blasio: Trump's Order Rolling Back Climate Change Plan Is An 'Existential Threat' To NYC

De Blasio: Trump's Order Rolling Back Climate Change Plan Is An 'Existential Threat' To NYC

President Donald Trump, accompanied by coal miners and, from left, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, second from right, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, and Vice President Mike Pence, far right, holds...

Photos: Dozens Take Protest Against Trump's Approval Of Keystone XL Pipeline To Times Square

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About 100 people marched from Columbus Circle to Governors Cuomo's office in Midtown East, passing through Times Square along the way.

Trump On AHCA Fail: 'The Losers Are Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer'

Trump On AHCA Fail: 'The Losers Are Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer'video

Hours after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer promised that the House of Representatives would on the Republicans' American Health Care Act, the House Republicans ended up canceling their attempt to repeal Obamacare. House Speaker Paul Ryan said, "I spoke to the president a little while ago and I told him the best thing I think to do was to pull this bill and he agreed with that. I will not sugar coat this, this is a disappointing day for us. Doing big things is hard."

UPDATE: House Health Care Vote Postponed... For Now

UPDATE: House Health Care Vote Postponed... For Now

When you're finally about to take revenge on all those people who've said you look like Eddie Munster after reading too much Ayn Rand. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) [Update below] It's health care vote day on Capitol...

How To Protest & Organize Against The Trump Administration This Week

How To Protest & Organize Against The Trump Administration This Week

(Sai Mokhtari/Gothamist) You ever just stop and think about how the president doesn't read? Pretty cool stuff, not ever being at all curious enough about a subject or a story to pick up a damn book....

Ways To Protest, Resist, And Party Against The Trump Administration This Weekend

Ways To Protest, Resist, And Party Against The Trump Administration This Weekend

The marching never ends. (Scott Heins/Gothamist) The fight for truth, justice and a country that doesn't ban people based on their religion is perhaps a never-ending one. Oh well! The fight which never ends continues this...

How The Queens Of Trump's Youth Became The Diverse 'Antithesis' Of His Policies

How The Queens Of Trump's Youth Became The Diverse 'Antithesis' Of His Policies

Travelers arrive at the international terminal at JFK Airport in March. (Getty) Every year, over 26 million international passengers arrive or depart from runways on the shore of Jamaica Bay in Queens. JFK Airport is by...

Eric Schneiderman Announces Coalition Against Trump Emissions Standards Rollback

Eric Schneiderman Announces Coalition Against Trump Emissions Standards Rollback

When you're getting together with friends to have a rumble. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) On the same day that President Trump announced a review of federal vehicle emissions standards, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he was leading...

Unemployed Preet Bharara Zings Cuomo On Twitter

Unemployed Preet Bharara Zings Cuomo On Twitter

Now that former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is out of a job, he has more time to devote himself to the fine art of Twitter burns. Yesterday, he offered this tart observation that sent NY State politics nerds into a frenzy: "By the way, now I know what the Moreland Commission must have felt like."

Preet Bharara: Trump Administration Fired Me After I Didn't Quit

Preet Bharara: Trump Administration Fired Me After I Didn't Quit

Preet Bharara at a press conference in November 2016 (Getty Images) The fallout from the dismissal of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara continued, as sources claimed President Trump inappropriately contacted Bharara before his administration fired almost every...

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Fired By Trump Administration

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Fired By Trump Administration

Preet Bharara at a press conference in November 2016 (Getty Images) After reports this morning stated that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara had not sent in his resignation as requested by Jeff Sessions, the (now former) U.S....

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Reportedly Hasn't Resigned Yet

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Reportedly Hasn't Resigned Yet

Preet Bharara at a press conference in November 2016 (Getty Images) Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked all U.S. Attorneys appointed by President Obama—a total of 46—to resign. The big question is: What does this...

Trump Claims, With No Proof, That

Trump Claims, With No Proof, That "Bad (Or Sick) Guy" Obama Wiretapped Trump Tower

Trump, explaining to U.S. sailors how we would have done better with the Celebrity Apprentice. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Donald Trump, fresh off the most presidential speech of his political career, has gone back into full Mad...

UPDATE: Sessions Will Recuse Himself From Investigation Into Russian Contacts With Trump Campaign

UPDATE: Sessions Will Recuse Himself From Investigation Into Russian Contacts With Trump Campaign

(Getty) [UPDATE BELOW] Jeff Sessions has had to take time out from his busy marijuana-murdering schedule today to address calls for his dismissal over the revelation that he lied under oath to Congress about meeting with...

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