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Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Scheme
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Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Scheme

A hotel executive who has supported Hillary Clinton, Sen. Harry Reid and other top Democrats pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws. Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

In his first major political investment since leaving office, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Who would throw a shoe at Hillary Clinton mid-speech at an industry conference? An Arizona woman named Alison Ernst,... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Obama, Friends Take in Dinner, Play in NYC

Obama, Friends Take in Dinner, Play in NYC

Capping two days devoted to praising the advances of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama and... Watch »

Apr 13, 2014
Rangel, Challengers Meet in Primary's First Debate

Rangel, Challengers Meet in Primary's First Debate

Two candidates looking to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress wasted no time in using his long career and... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

A woman is in custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas —... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
NYers Rate de Blasio's First 100 Days

NYers Rate de Blasio's First 100 Days

Thursday marked Mayor Bill de Blasio's 100th day in office. Melissa Russo asked New Yorkers how they think... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush says all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll found that 52 percent of people polled thought hat report,... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
De Blasio Talks Charters, Pre-K

De Blasio Talks Charters, Pre-K

Mayor de Blasio is touting his victory in getting $300 million dollars for the city’s pre-k programs out of the New... Watch »

Apr 1, 2014
Police Pursue Suspect in Newark Campaign Bus Fire

Police Pursue Suspect in Newark Campaign Bus Fire

Authorities in New Jersey say they have identified a suspect in connection with a fire set on the campaign bus... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
NY Legislature Passes $140 Billion Budget

NY Legislature Passes $140 Billion Budget

The New York Legislature on Monday passed a $140 billion election-year budget that will expand... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
NY Lawmakers to Vote on $140 Billion Budget

NY Lawmakers to Vote on $140 Billion Budget

The state Legislature is set to adopt a nearly $140 billion budget that includes some tax breaks for businesses and... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Christie: We Might Never Know GWB Plot Motive

Christie: We Might Never Know GWB Plot Motive

Gov. Chris Christie announced the resignation of the Port Authority chairman Friday amid continuing questions about... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
De Blasio Being Sued by Both Sides on School Issue

De Blasio Being Sued by Both Sides on School Issue

Mayor Bill de Blasio is now the target of lawsuits by both sides on the issue of forcing schools to share space with... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Queens Assemblyman Says He's Under Investigation

Queens Assemblyman Says He's Under Investigation

Federal agents have raided the home, offices and hotel room of a state assemblyman from Queens in an... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
House Dems Will

House Dems Will "Petition" for Immigration Vote

House Democrats will file another 'discharge petition' Wednesday in an effort to force a vote on a bill to overhaul... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
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