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Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Bush is lending her backing to a $7... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Lawmaker Wants to Ban Smoking in Cars With Kids in NJ

Lawmaker Wants to Ban Smoking in Cars With Kids in NJ

A New Jersey state senator wants to stop smokers from lighting up in vehicles if children 16 and under also are... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
Chris Christie Named MVP at Charity Softball Game

Chris Christie Named MVP at Charity Softball Game

Gov. Chris Christie suited in full baseball gear and was named MVP in a celebrity softball game at Yankee Stadium... Read »

Jun 5, 2015
Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His

Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His "Time of Grief"

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

The judge overseeing the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated $1,500 to the... Read »

Jun 2, 2015
Analysis: For a Day, de Blasio and Cuomo Have a Public Truce

Analysis: For a Day, de Blasio and Cuomo Have a Public Truce

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are toning down their war of words. Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
N.J. State Trooper Killed in Car Crash With Deer

N.J. State Trooper Killed in Car Crash With Deer

A New Jersey state trooper was killed and another was injured when their cruiser struck a deer on an interstate... Watch »

May 31, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News... Read »

May 30, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee is set to join the growing list of politicians challenging... Read »

May 30, 2015
Indicted Ex-Christie Aides Want GWB Probe Material

Indicted Ex-Christie Aides Want GWB Probe Material

The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie under indictment for their alleged roles in the George... Read »

May 28, 2015
Ex-NY Senate Leader, Son Indicted on Corruption Charges

Ex-NY Senate Leader, Son Indicted on Corruption Charges

The former leader of the New York Senate and his son were indicted Thursday on conspiracy and extortion charges... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced his second White House bid Wednesday afternoon — but several key... Read »

May 27, 2015
Mayor de Blasio Announces Expansion of Teaching Program

Mayor de Blasio Announces Expansion of Teaching Program

Mayor de Blasio announced the expansion of an experimental teaching program. It's called "Progressive Redesign... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Christie: Media Should Apologize to Me Over Bridge Scandal

Christie: Media Should Apologize to Me Over Bridge Scandal

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he deserves an apology from the media for its coverage of the George Washington... Read »

May 21, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Obama Signs National Police Alert System Bill Named for Slain NYPD Cops

Obama Signs National Police Alert System Bill Named for Slain NYPD...

President Obama signed into law Tuesday a measure that creates a nationwide alert system to help catch anyone who... Read »

May 19, 2015
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