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Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce in January that she will run for president in 2016, Democratic sources told... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Former Politician Stole Ex's Louis Vuitton Bag: Police

Former Politician Stole Ex's Louis Vuitton Bag: Police

A former Democratic lawmaker from Long Island who once ran for Congress has been arrested on charges he stole a... Read »

Nov 15, 2014
NYPD to Stop Arresting People for Minor Pot Offenses

NYPD to Stop Arresting People for Minor Pot Offenses

Many New Yorkers facing low-level marijuana charges will soon be issued summonses instead of being taken to precinct... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Top NYC Prosecutor to Be Nominated for U.S. Attorney General

Top NYC Prosecutor to Be Nominated for U.S. Attorney General

President Obama will announce Saturday his intent to name Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
GOP Wins in Blue States Could Boost Christie's Profile

GOP Wins in Blue States Could Boost Christie's Profile

Republicans got elected governor in some blue states though elsewhere Democrats held onto to their jobs, leaving... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Indicted Texas Gov. Perry in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Perry in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is due to make his first court appearance Thursday in Austin to face abuse-of-power charges. A... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Andrew Cuomo:

Andrew Cuomo: "Restore NY As the Progressive Capital of the Nation"

In his victory speech Tuesday night, Gov. Andrew Cuomo touts the accomplishments of his first term and looks ahead... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Booker:

Booker: "Looking to Represent Best of NJ Values"

In his victory speech Tuesday night, U.S. Senator Cory Booker promises New Jersey voters to fight for them in Washi... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
GOP Rep. Grimm Wins Re-election in NY

GOP Rep. Grimm Wins Re-election in NY

Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm won a third term in Congress on Tuesday despite a rocky year that included a... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
NJ Nature Center Campaign Signs Stolen, Vandalized

NJ Nature Center Campaign Signs Stolen, Vandalized

The battle over a new headquarters for Tenafly's Nature Center has taken a nasty turn on Election Day, with support... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
DiNapoli Wins NY Comptroller Re-Election Bid

DiNapoli Wins NY Comptroller Re-Election Bid

Democratic New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has won another term as the state's chief financial officer, turning... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
GOP Keeps Majority Control in NY Senate

GOP Keeps Majority Control in NY Senate

Despite the statewide tendency to return incumbents to the New York Legislature, losses by three Democratic state... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the democra... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014

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