Political News

Dolan Enters NYC Pre-K Debate

Dolan Enters NYC Pre-K Debate

The fight over universal pre-kindergarten involves two of New York’s biggest politicians: Watch »

Mar 6, 2014
NY Assemblyman Found Guilty of Accepting Bribes

NY Assemblyman Found Guilty of Accepting Bribes

A New York state assemblyman from a family of Brooklyn politicians was convicted Thursday of charges he was... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Astorino Launches Campaign for Governor in the Bronx

Astorino Launches Campaign for Governor in the Bronx

A top Republican county official from Westchester has launched his campaign for governor by appealing for votes... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
Two More Texas Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two More Texas Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
NBC4 Poll: Cuomo's Approval Sags, Re-Election Lead Holds

NBC4 Poll: Cuomo's Approval Sags, Re-Election Lead Holds

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s job approval rating has slipped, but he still enjoys a comfortable advantage in his quest... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
GOP County Official Announces Run for NY Governor

GOP County Official Announces Run for NY Governor

A top county official from Westchester is officially launching his uphill fight to unseat Democratic Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Christie: Fed Requirements Delaying Sandy Aid

Christie: Fed Requirements Delaying Sandy Aid

Gov. Chris Christie drew applause by bashing the federal flood insurance program at a town hall in a community... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Gov. Rick Perry isn't on the ballot, but a new member of the Bush dynasty is. Wendy Davis can clinch a feat no woman... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Former President Bill Clinton's aides were concerned early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Jerry Brown to Seek Fourth Term as California Governor

Jerry Brown to Seek Fourth Term as California Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown made it official Thursday and announced plans to seek re-election. Brown filed paperwork in Alameda... Read »

Feb 27, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge declared Texas' ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, but left it in place until... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Christie Pushes Pension Changes at Town Hall

Christie Pushes Pension Changes at Town Hall

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll take "more extreme measures" to fix the state's public... Read »

Feb 26, 2014
De Blasio: NYC Ready for Pre-K Expansion

De Blasio: NYC Ready for Pre-K Expansion

Despite crowded schools throughout the city, Mayor de Blasio insists he has more than enough classroom space to meet... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Assembly Pays for Counsel on Sex Harassment

Assembly Pays for Counsel on Sex Harassment

The state Assembly has entered into two contracts worth $210,000 for an outside counsel to handle sexual harassment... Read »

Feb 25, 2014
Christie's $34.4B Budget Makes Pension Payment

Christie's $34.4B Budget Makes Pension Payment

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing a state budget that does not raise taxes or trim school aid, but offers... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
California State Senator Accused of Accepting Bribes Surrenders to Federal Authorities

California State Senator Accused of Accepting Bribes Surrenders...

Embattled California State Sen. Ron Calderon was taken into custody by federal authorities Monday after he... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds say he was deported to the U.S. after a paying a fine for... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Al Roker and Mayor de Blasio shook hands Monday on NBC’s “Today” show just weeks after the weatherman... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
Deal Reached on Financially Strapped NYC Hospital

Deal Reached on Financially Strapped NYC Hospital

Gov. Cuomo announced an agreement Thursday on the future of Brooklyn's financially troubled Long Island... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

A Colorado state lawmaker left a loaded handgun in the state Capitol building earlier this month, The Denver... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news team in-studio and in the field. Send us your interesting photos with #NBC4NY. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out