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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
Cuomo Defeats Challenger Teachout in Democratic Primary

Cuomo Defeats Challenger Teachout in Democratic Primary

Gov. Cuomo emerged from the state's Democratic primary victorious but bruised on Tuesday, defeating a... Read »

Sep 10, 2014
Cuomo, Teachout Prepare for Primary

Cuomo, Teachout Prepare for Primary

Decision 2014 begins Tuesday in New York with the Democratic primary for governor. Gov. Cuomo critic and Fordham law Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Meet Chuck Todd of

Meet Chuck Todd of "Meet the Press"

As Chuck Todd prepares to take the helm of "Meet the Press", he answered questions on Reddit. Here's a bit Read »

Sep 6, 2014
Ex-Va. Gov., Wife Convicted on Most Corruption Charges

Ex-Va. Gov., Wife Convicted on Most Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been found guilty of most of the dozens of public... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
2016 Presidential Contenders Flock to NH

2016 Presidential Contenders Flock to NH

It's still two months from the 2014 mid-term elections, and already numerous possible 2016 presidential... Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Jury Begins Deliberations in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Governor, Wife

Jury Begins Deliberations in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Governor, Wife

A federal jury is hearing instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Rep. Grimm's Tax Evasion Trial Set for December

Rep. Grimm's Tax Evasion Trial Set for December

A judge has scheduled New York Congressman Michael Grimm's tax evasion trial for December. Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Florida Democrats selected former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
NYPD Sergeants' Union Blasts Brooklyn DNC Bid

NYPD Sergeants' Union Blasts Brooklyn DNC Bid

Mayor de Blasio got blasted in print on Tuesday by the head of the NYPD’s sergeants’ union, which is... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Poll: De Blasio's Approval Holds Steady

Poll: De Blasio's Approval Holds Steady

A new poll says Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating has held steady despite a tumultuous summer for the city. Read »

Aug 26, 2014

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