Political Blogs:

Blog Site  Description
NY Daily Politics  Published by the NY Daily News, DP is a "running conversation about New York's political scene."
Capital Tonight's State of Politics  A running statewide conversation about NY politics - the debate and the drama, the victories and defeats.
Capitol Confidential  Published by the Albany Times-Union, CapCon is a conglomeration of the papers capitol reporters
City Room Blog Published by the NY Times, the City Room is a "news blog of live reporting, features and reader conversations about New York City."
Spin Cycle Published by Newsday, deals primarily with a Long Island focus
Politics on the Hudson "Politics on the Hudson, from The Journal News/LoHud.com, is your online source for up-to-the-minute political news, insight and dish in the Lower Hudson Valley and New York state."
The Albany Project A liberal blog, "The Albany Project seeks to return New York State Government to its rightful owners - the people."
The Daily Gotham  Left leaning, focusing on New York City Politics
PoliticsNY.net Focusing on Western NY politics, tends to lean right but has a mix of national news as well.
NewsCopy New York  A look at New York as well as national politics.
New WNY Politics  Focused on "accurate political news of the Western New York area."
The Politicker  Politics as Presented by the New York Observer
Gun Legislation & Politics in NY  Legislation, Politics, and News for NY Gun Owners
The Red Room Blog The blog of the NYC Council; "A digital arena where Council Members can engage in a personal discussio with their constituents."
Albany Watch  "A behind-the-scenes look at state government and politics from the Capitol bureau of Gannett News Service."
NY Workers Compensation Alliance Law Blog A blog "committed to protecting the rights of injured workers under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law."
The Torch by the Empire Center  Analysis and commentary on public policy in NYS
Brennan Center for Justice  In association with the NYU School of Law's Brennan Center
The Knickerbocker Blog  Knickerbocker Blog is a media blog maintained by The Business Council to track New York State media coverage of state-level public-policy issues.
Buffalo Pundit  Left leaning blog concerning Western NY life and politics
Runnin' Scared  Presented by the Village Voice, focuses on NYC and Democratic politics
New York Court Watcher  "Commentary by law professor and court observer, Vincent Martin Bonventre, on the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals, and other federal and state appeals courts."
Albany's Insanity Written by Rus Thompson, a Western New York perspective on Albany
The Thicket  Sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures, a blog about state government across the nation.
LCA Blog  Written by Kyle Hughes of NYSNYS.com
Room Eight  Left leaning with a focus on NYC politics
GothamSchools  GothamSchools is a running conversation about what works and what doesnít in the nationís largest school district
Common Blog  From the national Common Cause chapter
NYCO Blog  Focusing on Central New York, with a selection of Albany writings
ReformNY  Brought to you by the Brennan Center for Justice


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