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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 »

Sep 2, 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
No Evidence of Cuban Plot to Smear NJ Senator

No Evidence of Cuban Plot to Smear NJ Senator

There is no credible evidence that Cuban government agents hatched a smear campaign to try to link U.S. Watch »

Jul 9, 2014
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