The Siena poll shows New York Democrats are embracing Sen. Bernie Sanders and the former New York City mayor as the top contenders to take on Republican President Donald Trump.
Yvette Aguiar's journey to becoming Riverhead's first Latina supervisor
Yvette Aguiar spoke to Newsday about her journey to becoming the first Latina town supervisor in Riverhead's 227-year history. ...
New town supervisor brings lessons learned from 9/11 into job
Yvette Aguiar said the 2001 terror attacks are still "close to my heart," as she takes her experiences as an NYPD officer and college professor into the Riverhead supervisor job.
Bail reforms, TPS among topics at Rice town hall
Though most of the hourlong forum was tame, tension between constituents and Rep. Kathleeen Rice escalated a few times on Saturday when the conversation shifted to national and partisan issues.
State Senate subpoenas real estate agents in discrimination probe
The move comes after nearly all real estate industry representatives failed to appear at a state legislative hearing on housing discrimination in December.
Suffolk parties nominate candidates for office
County Republicans and Democrats have named candidates for Congress, state Legislature and other offices.
Pols: Grumman plume handling 'outrageous,' 'shameful'
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Sen. Chuck Schumer were among the officials who reacted to findings in the Newsday report: "The Grumman Plume: Decades of Deceit."
Schumer: U.S. should add 4 ailments linked to Agent Orange in Vietnam vets
Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the federal government to recognize four ailments linked to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam veterans.
GOP, Democrats pick candidates for Nassau races
The Nassau GOP nominated Hempstead Town Councilman Dennis Dunne to run against Sen. Kevin Thomas in the 6th Senate District.
Orsted updates wind farm plan amid concern about delays
Opponents doubt the proposed South Fork wind farm will hit its contracted 2022 completion, and its federal review remains "paused."
Suffolk County Legislature turns 50 years old
Once an arena for legislative combat, the Suffolk County Legislature is now known for collaboration and innovation as it turns 50 years old.