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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...

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...

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

Aug 1, 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... 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 Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Christie Planning August Swing Through South

Christie Planning August Swing Through South

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will swing through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former city Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Lawyers for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell say her marriage had broken down by the time a former... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

A jury has been selected in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Blistering Report on Cuomo's Anti-Corruption Commission

Blistering Report on Cuomo's Anti-Corruption Commission

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declined to comment on a New York Times investigation that offers unprecedented detail on how... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Astorino Thinks Cuomo

Astorino Thinks Cuomo "Has Something" Over Christie

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he believes Chris Christie won't support him... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
The Politics Behind LIRR Labor Deal

The Politics Behind LIRR Labor Deal

Does Gov. Cuomo deserve credit for averting a strike, or was this all just a scripted act of political... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Astorino Raises $3.4M Against Cuomo

Astorino Raises $3.4M Against Cuomo

Republican Rob Astorino has raised $3.4 million in the last six months for his bid to challenge Democratic New York... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Law Signed to Create NYC Municipal ID Cards

Law Signed to Create NYC Municipal ID Cards

Mayor de Blasio is signing a law that paves the way for New York City to create municipal identification cards. Read »

Jul 11, 2014
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