Democratic primary

NEW YORK | Letitia James wins primary for New York attorney general

NEW YORK— Letitia James, a longtime New York City politician with ties to both the state’s underclass and its elites, beat three other candidates in a Democratic primary for attorney general, then turned her sights on the man she saw as her real opponent: President Donald Trump. “This campaign was really never about me, or … Continue reading NEW YORK | Letitia James wins primary for New York attorney general

NEW YORK | Another socialist victory: Salazar wins NY Senate primary

NEW YORK  — Democratic socialist Julia Salazar overcame intense scrutiny of her personal life Thursday to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in Brooklyn while voters throughout the state punished a group of incumbent Democratic legislators they perceived as too friendly to Republicans. Salazar, a 27-year-old first-time candidate, handily defeated eight-term incumbent … Continue reading NEW YORK | Another socialist victory: Salazar wins NY Senate primary

NEW YORK | James wins Democratic primary for NY attorney general

NEW YORK— New York City Public Advocate Letitia James won a four-way Democratic primary for attorney general in New York on Thursday in a race that was a competition over who could best use the office to antagonize President Donald Trump. James, 59, would become the first black woman to hold a statewide elected office … Continue reading NEW YORK | James wins Democratic primary for NY attorney general

NEW YORK | Democrats running for AG in New York see common foe: Trump

NEW YORK— President Donald Trump might want to keep an eye on Thursday’s Democratic primary for attorney general in his native New York. There’s a chance he’ll be sparring with the winner in court. All four candidates have vowed to be a legal thorn in the Republican president’s side, if elected. The winner will inherit … Continue reading NEW YORK | Democrats running for AG in New York see common foe: Trump