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GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

More and more high-profile Republican governors are battling setbacks political and legal, from the former Virginia... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire Senator... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
City Council Speaker Tweets She Has HPV

City Council Speaker Tweets She Has HPV

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced via Twitter Sunday that she had "high-risk HPV" in an... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

The defense is set to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife,... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

The campaign against medical marijuana in Florida is in high gear as it tries to link easier access to pot to... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

Prosecutors presented Tuesday afternoon what they say is another example of gifts the former first couple of... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014

"Tiger Selfies" Banned in New York

New York's Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it's illegal to pose for photos with... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Jim McGreevey, 10 Years Later

Jim McGreevey, 10 Years Later

Brian Thompson sat down with former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, to talk about his historic resignation and... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea About Businessman's Gifts

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea About...

The onetime chief of staff to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he had no idea at the time that his boss... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
Brooklyn Makes Its Democratic Convention Pitch

Brooklyn Makes Its Democratic Convention Pitch

Brooklyn is rolling out the red — make that blue — carpet for the Democratic convention. Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
NYC to Showcase Brooklyn in 2016 Convention Bid

NYC to Showcase Brooklyn in 2016 Convention Bid

Brooklyn is ready for its close-up. The borough, out from under Manhattan's shadow, is at the center of New... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With McDonnells

McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With...

An associate of the wealthy businessman at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov.

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov. "Worshipped" Ground His Wife Walked...

The woman who ran the Virginia governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell said the governor worshipped the ground his... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday for... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Astorino Hammers Cuomo on Handling of Moreland Commission

Astorino Hammers Cuomo on Handling of Moreland Commission

Gov. Cuomo's handling of the Moreland Commision is becoming an election-year thorn in his side. His Republican... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
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