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I watched the State of the Union address this week and couldn’t help thinking about the State of our District. The President bragged about low unemployment rates as if that meant all was well. The problem here is the quality of jobs, not their number. We...

Today we're releasing a video that tells the story of my career and our campaign for a better future here in New York. I’m a local teacher, a father and a former U.S. diplomat who believes our government should be built on people power, not corporate...

Here's what I had to say at the party we threw to celebrate our endorsement by Justice Democrats. For those who were there and those who couldn't make it, there are still things to celebrate this holiday season and there will be something bigger come...

Congress just passed a tax bill that hurts us badly and I want you to know how we are fighting back. Make no mistake: this tax bill puts us deep into debt only to transfer trillions of dollars to corporations and the ultra-rich.  They did it...

Big news. The future of the Democratic Party and our country are at stake in NY-19. That's why the national organization Justice Democrats just endorsed our campaign as the right choice to take the political revolution to Washington. We're a true grassroots campaign that is...

Save Net Neutrality! We send out word to the FCC and Ajit Pai today: Do not sell out the internet! Do not let giant corporations price gouge us! Protect our freedom of speech! We have a government to protect public utilities, not sell them out...

This administration has endangered our country, and Israel, by damaging the hope for peace in Jerusalem. I'm a former U.S. diplomat who served in Jerusalem, and I oppose this reckless step. The Republican mega-donors who bought our congressman are now running U.S. foreign policy. That's...

Did you move here from NYC to run? No. Do you work here with your family? I do. Are you tied to corporate America? No. This "proud deplorable" took my sign in sheet and became a volunteer....

What's gone wrong in NY-19's previous elections and what we can do to win in 2018....