Court expert draws more GOP-friendly New York political maps

Court expert draws more GOP-friendly New York political maps

NEW YORK (AP) — A court-appointed expert released a draft of new congressional maps for New York that are more favorable to Republicans than the original gerrymandered political maps drawn by Democrats. The draft maps released Monday would help the GOP by creating five districts that lean Republican and at least four other districts where … Read more

6 Booths to Seek Out at AIPAD’s Photography Fair in New York That Will Make You Rethink Portraiture

6 Booths to Seek Out at AIPAD’s Photography Fair in New York That Will Make You Rethink Portraiture

Calling all shutterbugs! This year, AIPAD’s Photography Show, New York’s most prominent photography fair, is setting up at new midtown digs at Center 415 on Fifth Avenue between 37th and 38th Streets. For the fair’s 41st edition, it’s bringing together some 49 galleries from nine countries. And as always, all exhibitors are members of the … Read more

NYC Mayor Adams urges student protestors to do more; gets honorary degree – New York Daily News

NYC Mayor Adams urges student protestors to do more;  gets honorary degree – New York Daily News

About 10 protesters confronted Mayor Adams during a graduation ceremony at Pace University on Monday — three weeks after students began circulating a petition to have his appearance at the event nixed. The protesters turned their backs on the mayor during a commencement address he delivered to about 3,500 people at Arthur Ashe Stadium in … Read more

Democrats’ Hopes in New York House Races Hurt by New District Maps

Democrats’ Hopes in New York House Races Hurt by New District Maps

New York’s courts unveiled a slate of congressional districts on Monday that would loosen Democrats’ hold on key House seats and make it easier for Republicans to compete in this year’s midterm elections. The map, drawn by a court-appointed special master charged with unwinding a partisan gerrymander, unquestionably offered a less favorable playing field to … Read more

Democrats’ Hopes in New York House Races Hurt by New District Maps

Democrats’ Hopes in New York House Races Hurt by New District Maps

New York’s courts unveiled a slate of congressional districts on Monday that would loosen Democrats’ hold on key House seats and make it easier for Republicans to compete in this year’s midterm elections. The map, drawn by a court-appointed special master charged with unwinding a partisan gerrymander, unquestionably offered a less favorable playing field to … Read more