politics

Kathy Willens / AP

A new poll finds Governor Cuomo’s popularity has dipped to a near record low, and the reason could be dissatisfaction in New York City over the Governor’s handling of the mass transit system.

Mike Groll / AP

While a new poll finds New Yorkers would like Governor Cuomo to be a “national leader” challenging the policies of President Trump’s administration, Cuomo seldom actually mentions the President by name.

Susan Walsh / AP

Democratic U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro of New Haven is the most senior member of Connecticut’s congressional delegation. She has just published her first book. It’s called The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable.

Numbers Jump At Yale's Campaign School For Women

Apr 3, 2017
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“2017 is the year of the woman,” says Patricia Russo. Russo is the executive director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, a program that trains women who want to run for public office. It’s been in existence for over twenty years, but Russo says this year is different. There is an unprecedented level of interest in the training sessions.

Elaine Thompson / AP

Partisan Washington politics have pushed scientists to speak for themselves. Several cities will hold demonstrations next month as part of the March for Science. An organizer of the Hartford, Connecticut, demonstration hopes the march will restore the objectivity of science.

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