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New Poll Gives Cuomo 20-Point Lead Over Astorino

New Poll Gives Cuomo 20-Point Lead Over Astorino

A new poll suggests New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo can thank female voters for the commanding lead he has... Read »

Oct 8, 2014
Va. Senate Debate: Warner, Gillespie Face Off

Va. Senate Debate: Warner, Gillespie Face Off

Challenger Ed Gillespie will debate incumbent Sen. Mark Warner in a special presentation that will be shown live on... Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
Gov. Perry Creates Infectious Disease Task Force

Gov. Perry Creates Infectious Disease Task Force

The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
Ex-Assemblywoman From NYC Gets Prison for Sham Marriage

Ex-Assemblywoman From NYC Gets Prison for Sham Marriage

A former state lawmaker accused of buying an $8,000 sham marriage to gain citizenship was sentenced Friday to a year... Read »

Oct 3, 2014
Billionaire Casino Magnate Puts Up Money to Defeat Florida Pot Measure

Billionaire Casino Magnate Puts Up Money to Defeat Florida Pot Measure

A billionaire casino magnate is putting up more money to defeat a proposal to legalize medical... Read »

Oct 3, 2014
Hillary Clinton on Grandmotherhood:

Hillary Clinton on Grandmotherhood: "I Highly Recommend It!"

Thousands waited hours in the sun to see Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday in South... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Bratton Vows Crackdown on Bad Cops

Bratton Vows Crackdown on Bad Cops

Police Commissioner William Bratton signaled Thursday that he wants to remove NYPD officers who abuse... Read »

Oct 2, 2014
NY Legislator Charged With Multiple Felony Counts

NY Legislator Charged With Multiple Felony Counts

A longtime state assemblyman from New York City was charged Wednesday with felony counts of using his campaign funds... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Mayoral Aide's Relationship With Convict Scrutinized

Mayoral Aide's Relationship With Convict Scrutinized

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the police union reacted Friday to a published report that the boyfriend of a... Watch »

Sep 27, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping de Blasio's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping de Blasio's Grip

The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this year's Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Cuomo Easily Leads Governor's Race

Cuomo Easily Leads Governor's Race

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is leading the race for governor handily, in a re-election race in which his Republican... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
NY Senate Candidate Sued by Ex-Employer Quits Race

NY Senate Candidate Sued by Ex-Employer Quits Race

A candidate for the New York Senate has announced he is withdrawing from the race amid allegations from his... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
NYC Municipal ID Cards to Come With Free Perks

NYC Municipal ID Cards to Come With Free Perks

Mayor de Blasio's administration is adding incentives to encourage more New Yorkers to obtain a... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

California State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Members of Mitt Romney's inner circle are shooting down speculation about the former Republican... Read »

Sep 9, 2014

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