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NY Senate Leader Could Be Charged Next Week: Sources
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NY Senate Leader Could Be Charged Next Week: Sources

New York State Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and his son could be charged next week in connection with a federal corruption investigation, sources familiar with the case tell NBC 4 New York. Read »

May 2, 2015
Letter: Hoboken Sandy Aid Investigation Closed

Letter: Hoboken Sandy Aid Investigation Closed

Federal authorities have closed an investigation into whether Gov. Chris Christie's administration threatened to... Read »

May 1, 2015
GWB Closure Charges Imminent, Plea Expected: Sources

GWB Closure Charges Imminent, Plea Expected: Sources

The former Port Authority official who resigned amid the political uproar over the George Washington Bridge lane... Read »

May 1, 2015
Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid

Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his plans to run for the White House in 2016. Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Bernie Sanders:

Bernie Sanders: "I Am Running for President"

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described "democratic socialist" from Vermont, has jumped into the 2016... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

This, NBC's First Read team writes, could be Obama's chance to confront race issues head-on, late in a presidency... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Clinton: Baltimore Shows Justice System

Clinton: Baltimore Shows Justice System "Out of Balance"

Pointing to a wave of violence in Baltimore, Hillary Clinton said in New York City Wednesday that the nation's... Watch »

Apr 29, 2015
Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

The biggest political story Tuesday was the one playing out at the Supreme Court, which was hearing oral arguments... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Silver to Enter Plea to Boosted Charges

Silver to Enter Plea to Boosted Charges

Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a... Read »

Apr 28, 2015

"Clinton Cash" Author: Yes, Evidence Is Circumstantial

The conservative author of the new book "Clinton Cash" has admitted in back to back interviews that he has no direct... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong levied her characteristically biting humor at Washington's... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House... Watch »

Apr 26, 2015
Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

The men vying for the Republican nod for president in 2016 aren't usually mum on anything President Barack Obama... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
NY's Loretta Lynch Confirmed as U.S. AG, Will Be First Black Woman in Role

NY's Loretta Lynch Confirmed as U.S. AG, Will Be First Black Woman...

The Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as attorney general Thursday in a long-delayed vote, positioning her to become... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Lawyers for Menendez, Melgen Appear in Court

Lawyers for Menendez, Melgen Appear in Court

Attorneys representing indicted U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a donor who's charged with bribing him in exchange for... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren Advances

After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren...

A California Senate committee has approved a bill that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Influential and multimillions-spending conservative donor David Koch has dismissed reports that he is backing... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Wife of Ex-Va. Governor: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Wife of Ex-Va. Governor: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on... Read »

Apr 21, 2015

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