Politics Noir


Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to take effect

The Supreme Court Monday allowed parts of President Donald Trump's travel ban to go into effect and will hear oral arguments on the case this fall.

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Tightening Cuba restrictions, Trump again chips away at Obama's legacy

President Donald Trump will travel Friday to a predominantly Cuban neighborhood of Miami to announce his plan to cool the warming relations between the United States and Cuba, chipping away at yet another key aspect of former President Barack Obama's ...

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

President Donald Trump, in a furious Friday morning message, said he is being investigated for his role in firing former FBI Director James Comey and seemed to accuse the deputy attorney general of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him.

Winners and Losers from James Comey's testimony

In the highest-profile Congressional testimony in decades, fired FBI Director James Comey spent nearly three hours detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump -- a forced and awkward relationship defined, according to Comey, by a series of lies told about ...

James Comey hoped leak would lead to special counsel on Russia

Former FBI director James Comey testified Thursday that he orchestrated the leak of his accounts of conversations with President Donald Trump because he thought it might lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor to lead the Russia investigation.

Comey’s testimony revealed

Wednesday, a copy of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee was released.

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he plans to nominate Christopher A. Wray to be the next FBI director.

Kushner, Kremlin and crisis

First there was Paul Manafort, and then Michael Flynn. Now the intrigue and possible collusion with the Russians has reached even deeper inside the Trump administration to his son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Jim Johnson ready to take on the Garden State

Democrat Jim Johnson is running for Governor of New Jersey with hopes to change the tone, among other things, in the politics of the Garden State.

How Trump is chipping away at Obama's legacy

There is nothing unusual about a new president arriving in Washington with a promise to right the perceived wrongs of his predecessors.

AQE and Working Families respond to IDC’s ‘Call The Roll’ video

After being accused of halting progress of Democrats in Albany, the Independent Democratic Conference released a video to prove they support a liberal agenda.

More damaging revelations against Trump

Last week, more damaging revelations surfaced suggesting that President Trump is careening dangerously toward impeachment.

Council Member Andy King launches Constituents Service Night

Bronx Council Member Andy King and his staff are hosting Constituent Services Night every other week in different NYCHA housing developments in the 12th Council District.

Speaker Ryan holds the line

If the Senate is poised to reject President Trump’s American Health Care Act that narrowly passed in the House by four votes, they should feel equally resistant to his budget proposal, with its severe cuts planned for the nation’s poor.