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McCray Releases New Video Touting Accomplishments

McCray Releases New Video Touting Accomplishments

New York City's first lady Chirlane McCray released a falshy new video touting her accomplishments since her husband was elected mayor. The video affirms her powerful role in the city. Melissa Russo reports. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
NYC First Lady Appoints New Chief of Staff

NYC First Lady Appoints New Chief of Staff

New York City's first lady is appointing a new chief of staff after her prior top aide took a leave. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
De Blasio's Approval Rating Dips After Eric Garner Decision: Poll

De Blasio's Approval Rating Dips After Eric Garner Decision: Poll

A new poll finds Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating is slipping in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a

Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. But this one was... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
NY to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

NY to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

Gov. Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in New York, citing unresolved health issues and dubious... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is "... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Political Powerhouse David Garth Dies in NYC

Political Powerhouse David Garth Dies in NYC

A powerful political adviser who was influential in the elections of several New York City mayors has died. David... Read »

Dec 15, 2014
Security Fence Erected Around Gracie Mansion

Security Fence Erected Around Gracie Mansion

A tall security fence has been erected at Gracie Mansion, obscuring New Yorkers' views of the iconic mayoral home. Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
New York City Reaches Tentative Deal With 8 Unions

New York City Reaches Tentative Deal With 8 Unions

The city has reached contract agreements with a coalition of eight unions representing almost 12,000 city employees... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Lawmakers Argue Over GWB Probe Ahead of Report Release

Lawmakers Argue Over GWB Probe Ahead of Report Release

Republican lawmakers on Monday accused Democrats of unlawfully leaking documents during the legislative probe into... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Potential GWB Probe Indictments May Come in January: Sources

Potential GWB Probe Indictments May Come in January: Sources

Multiple sources familiar with the investigation into last year's traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
No Evidence Christie Involved in GWB Plot, Panel Finds

No Evidence Christie Involved in GWB Plot, Panel Finds

New Jersey lawmakers probing politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge last year have... Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
The Giants: Then and Now

The Giants: Then and Now

The 3-9 Giants have lost an NFL-high seven games in a row, with their last victory coming on Oct. 5 against Atlanta.... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Badillo, First Puerto Rico-Born Congressman, Dies

Badillo, First Puerto Rico-Born Congressman, Dies

Herman Badillo, a Bronx politician who became the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman,... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
De Blasio to Name Sustainability Officer For NYC: AP

De Blasio to Name Sustainability Officer For NYC: AP

Mayor de Blasio is poised to take another step toward achieving his lofty goal of making the nation's largest city... Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday condemned President Barack Obama's recent immigration order for going "... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Brooklyn Among Finalists to Host 2016 DNC

Brooklyn Among Finalists to Host 2016 DNC

Brooklyn is one of the three finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, the committee organizing the... Read »

Nov 24, 2014

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