Former President Bill Clinton is Hospitalized

October 15, 2021

According to the spokesperson for former President Bill Clinton, Angel Ureña, Clinton has been hospitalized at age 75 at the University of California Irvine Medical Center for a “non-Covid-related infection.” Ureña recently stated on Twitter: “He is on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff providing him […]

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NY Democratic Party Chairman Endorses Governor Kathy Hochul for 2022 Governor Election

October 5, 2021

The New York Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs has announced that he is endorsing current Governor Kathy Hochul for the 2022 governor’s race. Jacobs’s announcement was made yesterday morning during a news conference, saying that Governor Kathy Hochul should keep the job she inherited from former Gov. Andrew Cuomo in late August. In the conference, […]

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New York’s State Moratorium On Evictions Extended Until Jan. 15th

September 2, 2021

A bill was passed to extend New York’s State moratorium on evictions. The extension will last until January 15th. Critics say the $2.7 billion in federal fund program was not fast enough to distribute help with rent payments. Democrats are also hoping Governor Hochul will provide some change too, with a faster more responsive distribution of funds […]

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President Biden’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Speech

September 1, 2021

Yesterday, just one day after the last military plane left Afghanistan which signified the end of America’s longest war, President Biden defended his decision to end the U.S. military involvement, calling it “the right decision, the wise decision, the best decision for America.” President Biden stated that the United States achieved its original goal in […]

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Governor Kathy Hochul Gives Briefing

September 1, 2021

Yesterday marked Governor Kathy Hochul’s one-week anniversary since taking office. Governor Hochul held her first coronavirus briefing with a focus on the Delta variant and announced $65 million in funding for local governments to administer booster shots. The governor made her briefing at the University of Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Governor […]

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Final U.S. Military Plane Has Left Afghanistan

August 31, 2021

Yesterday, the last U.S. plane departed Afghanistan’s Hamid Karzai International Airport. This final plane leaving Afghanistan signifies the end of America’s longest war and leaving the country’s future in disarray and uncertainty under Taliban rule. In a statement from last night, President Biden praised the military for “their execution of the dangerous retrograde from Afghanistan […]

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Governor Kathy Hochul Visits New York State Fair

August 30, 2021

Although she has been many times before, Buffalo Native and Governor Kathy Hochul visited the New York State Fair for the first time as New York Governor. When asked about “What was it like coming to the fair for the first time as Governor Hochul,” Governor Hochul responded with: “It’s emotional I’ve come here many […]

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NYC Democrat Brian Benjamin Picked By Gov. Hochul For Lieutenant Governor

August 27, 2021

State Senator Brian Benjamin has officially been named lieutenant governor of New York by current Governor Kathy Hochul. Senator Brian Benjamin, a Democrat from New York City, represents the state’s 30th senate district. Hochul stated that Benjamin will be sworn into the position shortly after Labor Day. In coming Lieutenant Governor, Senator Brian Benjamin, will […]

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The House Passed A Bill To Restore The Voting Rights Act

August 25, 2021

Yesterday, House lawmakers approved new legislation aimed at protecting the right to vote, amid a wave of restrictive new elections laws from Republican-controlled state legislatures. This bill was named for John Lewis, the Georgia congressman, and civil rights leader, who died last year. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 had been weakened by a pair […]

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Governor Kathy Hochul Inaugural Address

August 25, 2021

Yesterday morning at 12:01 am, Governor Kathy Hochul was sworn in as the new and first-ever women New York State Governor. ​​ Just hours after officially becoming the governor of New York State, Hochul outlined several priorities, such as COVID-19 and ethics. COVID was a large part of her inaugural address, with schools about to […]

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