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Cuomo's Job Performance Rating Dips to 4-Year Low: Poll

Cuomo's Job Performance Rating Dips to 4-Year Low: Poll

A new poll finds that Gov. Cuomo's job performance rating has dropped to its lowest point since he took office in... Watch »

May 12, 2015
Damned Either Way: Is Jeb Bush Trapped on Iraq?

Damned Either Way: Is Jeb Bush Trapped on Iraq?

The presumptive GOP 2016 hopeful either has to throw his brother under the bus, saying George W. Read »

May 12, 2015
New Senate Leader Already Faces Tall Order

New Senate Leader Already Faces Tall Order

With a spate of corruption charges, convictions and two legislative leaders recently toppled by scandal, fixing... Read »

May 12, 2015
GROSS: Rand Paul Staffer Licks Super PAC's Camera

GROSS: Rand Paul Staffer Licks Super PAC's Camera

A New Hampshire staffer for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul's campaign licked the camera of a liberal... Read »

May 11, 2015
NY Senate Leader Quits Top Post After Corruption Arrest

NY Senate Leader Quits Top Post After Corruption Arrest

Republican Dean Skelos resigned from his position Monday as leader of the state Senate following his arrest on... Read »

May 11, 2015

"SNL" Skewers GOP Presidential Candidates

"Saturday Night Live" skewered Republicans running for the presidential nomination in a skit featuring the... Read »

May 11, 2015
Florida Doctor Tied to NJ Sen. Menendez Due Back in Court

Florida Doctor Tied to NJ Sen. Menendez Due Back in Court

A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is due back in court. Read »

May 8, 2015
Christie Billed State $85K on VIP Boxes

Christie Billed State $85K on VIP Boxes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent $85,000 in public money to entertain in luxury boxes at sports venues between... Read »

May 7, 2015
Support Fades for NY Senate Leader Facing Corruption Charges

Support Fades for NY Senate Leader Facing Corruption Charges

There are fresh signs that support is fading for New York's Senate majority leader after his arrest on federal... Read »

May 7, 2015
Queens Legislator Faces Jail for False Expense Claims

Queens Legislator Faces Jail for False Expense Claims

A longtime state assemblyman from Queens has pleaded guilty to theft and fraud charges, admitting in federal court... Read »

May 7, 2015
Jeb Bush Has Polling Problem With Conservatives

Jeb Bush Has Polling Problem With Conservatives

There are two ways to see how Jeb Bush could fare in the GOP presidential field based on NBC News' poll this week. Read »

May 6, 2015
Democrats Fail to Oust NY Senate's GOP Leader After Arrest

Democrats Fail to Oust NY Senate's GOP Leader After Arrest

The Republican leader of New York's state Senate has survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers... Read »

May 6, 2015
Former House Speaker Jim Wright Dies at 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright Dies at 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright, who served more than three decades in the U.S. House of Representatives, has died... Watch »

May 6, 2015
D.A. Donovan Wins Special Election for Grimm Seat: AP

D.A. Donovan Wins Special Election for Grimm Seat: AP

A district attorney connected to the case of an unarmed black man who died after a white police officer's chokehold... Read »

May 5, 2015
Special Election Results
Chuck Norris Endorses Mike Huckabee for President

Chuck Norris Endorses Mike Huckabee for President

Mike Huckabee just announced Tuesday morning that he would be once again seeking the Republican nomination for... Read »

May 5, 2015
Huckabee Launches 2016 Presidential Bid

Huckabee Launches 2016 Presidential Bid

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee has declared his candidacy for president in the hometown he shares with former President... Read »

May 5, 2015
Clinton Takes Hit, But Holds Edge Over GOP Rivals: Poll

Clinton Takes Hit, But Holds Edge Over GOP Rivals: Poll

More people hold "unfavorable" views of Hillary Clinton after weeks of scrutiny over her emails and... Read »

May 5, 2015
Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty

Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty

Two former political allies of Gov. Christie entered not guilty pleas Monday after they were charged for their... Watch »

May 4, 2015

"I Am Running for President": Carly Fiorina Enters 2016 Race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president. The Republican and one-time chief... Read »

May 4, 2015
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