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  • by By POLITICO Staff
    Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here's an offering of the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
  • by By Jared Mitovich
    “Continued unfounded attacks against the Justice Department’s employees are dangerous for people’s safety,” Garland writes.
  • by By Daniel Lippman and Megan R. Wilson
    Two female former executives accused the firm Subject Matter of creating a hostile work environment. Roughly two dozen ex-employees echoed many of their complaints.
  • by By Hailey Fuchs
    The Washington attorney general has been investigating whether Leo’s network skirted nonprofit rules.
  • by By Jason Beeferman
    With help from Shawn NessTHEY DON’T HAVE THE VOTES: Gov. Kathy Hochul is still MIA since her last-minute decision to suspend congestion pricing Wednesday morning via video message. And a legislative leader’s transatlantic vacation threatens to ensure New Yorkers are left without a solution to the $1 billion hole for the country’s largest transit system as legislators head home for the year. Lawmakers continue to scramble in Albany during the final hours of this year’s legislative […]
  • by By POLITICO Staff
    Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here's an offering of the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
  • by By Matt Wuerker
    Political cartoons from the desk of Matt Wuerker.
  • by By Jason Beeferman
    With help from Shawn NessMTA SURPRISE: The MTA board will likely have to vote on whether to implement congestion pricing. But those tasked with formalizing Gov. Kathy Hochul’s decision to indefinitely pause the tolling plan got no advance notice. “I was not consulted, and other board members were caught off guard,” Midori Valdivia, a member of the MTA board appointed by the mayor, told Playbook. Another board member, who agreed to speak on background due to […]
  • by By Jason Beeferman
    With help from Shawn NessGov. Kathy Hochul has killed congestion pricing. In a video message this morning, the governor told New Yorkers that she made the “difficult decision” to “indefinitely pause the program.” The move shocked political insiders across the state, and angered the politicians and advocacy organizations that spent over a decade’s worth of political capital pushing the controversial plan. Today’s announcement, first reported by POLITICO, also speaks to Hochul’s approach to governance. At other […]
  • Politicians split over Biden’s executive action tightening the border lead image
  • by By Jason Beeferman
    With help from Shawn NessBIDEN EMBRACES HOCHUL ON BORDER ANNOUNCEMENT: President Joe Biden took action on the border today — and New York’s Gov. Kathy Hochul was right there with him at the White House. But over 200 miles away, another Democrat was left behind. Mayor Eric Adams was absent from the event, even as his city remains ground zero for the ongoing national migrant crisis. It was the latest example of Adams’ once-blossoming relationship with […]
  • by By Emily Ngo
    With help from Shawn NessBOO$T FOR BOWMAN: AIPAC’s attack ads seem to have been a boon for Rep. Jamaal Bowman — at least when it comes to fundraising, Playbook has learned. The endangered progressive’s May haul was more than $1 million — triple what he raised in April — with $770,000 of the contributions coming after anti-Bowman TV spots hit the air, according to his campaign. “The backlash to AIPAC’s attack ads began immediately, as our […]
  • by By Jason Beeferman
    With help from Shawn NessIS IT RIGGED?: Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman is laying the groundwork to claim the bidding process for the three wildly lucrative casino licenses could be skewed against him. “We’re moving ahead with our plans for a casino, and if it's a fair process — and I'm a little concerned about it — but if it's a fair process. Nassau County gets that license because we are the best location,” the County […]
  • From ‘devastating’ to ‘reassured’: Lawmakers split over Trump verdict lead image
  • by By POLITICO Staff
    Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here's an offering of the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
  • by By Natalie Allison
    Depending on his sentence, a conviction may change little about Trump’s campaign strategy.
  • by By Jason Beeferman
    With help from Shawn NessTHE SENATE’S JUICY SECRET: It’s been around for decades, yet some lawmakers said they had never even heard of it. The backroom nature of the state Senate’s Working Rules group was chronicled in a New York Focus story published this morning. And while the existence of the group (WRG, for those in the know) has been mentioned in news articles long before today’s Focus article, the story shines a fresh spotlight on […]