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Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools,... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
NJ Senator Wants Pot Tax to Pay for Roads

NJ Senator Wants Pot Tax to Pay for Roads

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to legalize marijuana, tax it and use the revenue to pay to fix the state's roads... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
De Blasio Signs Expanded Sick Leave Law

De Blasio Signs Expanded Sick Leave Law

Mayor de Blasio signed his first bill into law Thursday, approving new legislation that expands the right of... Read »

Mar 20, 2014
Christie: Aide Fired for Lies, Role in GWB Traffic Jam

Christie: Aide Fired for Lies, Role in GWB Traffic Jam

Gov. Chris Christie says the aide he fired for lying about a political payback scandal would have been dismissed for... Watch »

Mar 20, 2014
Protesters Disrupt Christie Town Hall

Protesters Disrupt Christie Town Hall

At least a dozen protesters disrupted a town hall meeting Tuesday with New Jersey Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
NYC Mayor Appoints New Sanitation Commissioner

NYC Mayor Appoints New Sanitation Commissioner

Mayor de Blasio appointed Kathryn Garcia on Saturday to be the city's sanitation commissioner. Read »

Mar 17, 2014
Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts officially announced Friday he has formed an exploratory committee for... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
NYC Sanitation Head to Leave Post

NYC Sanitation Head to Leave Post

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty is retiring. Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Senate Clinches Jobless Aid

Senate Clinches Jobless Aid "Bipartisan Breakthrough"

Senate negotiators have reached a "bipartisan breakthrough" deal on a bill to extend... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Former Gov. Corzine's Son Dies at 31

Former Gov. Corzine's Son Dies at 31

A spokesman says former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's son has died. Read »

Mar 14, 2014
D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations:

D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations: "I Didn't Break the Law"

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

What had been under-the-radar accusations erupted into a political firestorm Tuesday, when a top lawmaker took... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Obama Stops at NYC Gap, Buys Sweaters

Obama Stops at NYC Gap, Buys Sweaters

President Obama stopped at a Gap store in Manhattan Tuesday, purchasing sweaters for his daughters and a workout top... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Obama in NYC to Raise Money for DNC Debt

Obama in NYC to Raise Money for DNC Debt

President Barack Obama is in New York to team up with an ally and fundraiser of former Secretary of State... Read »

Mar 11, 2014
Ex-Christie Aides Want Judge to Quash Subpoenas

Ex-Christie Aides Want Judge to Quash Subpoenas

Lawyers for two key figures in the George Washington Bridge scandal are trying to persuade a judge not to force them... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
NJ Lawyers: Ex-Christie Aide's Subpoena Valid

NJ Lawyers: Ex-Christie Aide's Subpoena Valid

Lawyers for a state legislative panel investigating a political payback scandal say a former aide to Republican Gov.... Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign benefited from more than $668,000 donated illegally by a businessman... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Cuomo Repeats Pre-K Funding Vow

Cuomo Repeats Pre-K Funding Vow

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised Monday to fund statewide full-day pre-kindergarten programs as soon as... Read »

Mar 10, 2014
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