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Public Advocate Backtracks on School Lunch Comments

Public Advocate Backtracks on School Lunch Comments

Earlier this week the New York City Council ripped into the de Blasio administration for rejecting a proposal... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Oldest Member of House Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

Oldest Member of House Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

The 91-year-old Texas Republican who is the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been ousted in a... Watch »

May 28, 2014
George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

President George W. Bush traveled to Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend to have a knee replacement surgery at the... Watch »

May 27, 2014
NY Governor's Race on Parade on Memorial Day

NY Governor's Race on Parade on Memorial Day

The two men battling in New York’s governor’s race hit the bricks and the campaign trail this Memorial Day. Governor Watch »

May 26, 2014
Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

A Virginia politician who serves in the state's House of Delegates fell and broke a rib while campaigning for a seat... Read »

May 26, 2014
Backed for 2nd Term, Cuomo Picks Hochul for Lieutenant Gov.

Backed for 2nd Term, Cuomo Picks Hochul for Lieutenant Gov.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been nominated for re-election with former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul of Buffalo as his choice... Watch »

May 22, 2014
Ex-Bronx State Assemblyman Gets Prison

Ex-Bronx State Assemblyman Gets Prison

A former Democratic Bronx state assemblyman convicted of accepting $22,000 in bribes from businessmen in 2012... Read »

May 21, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday afternoon. Judge John Jones III ruled in Watch »

May 21, 2014
Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

A young state representative, Brendan Boyle from Philadelphia has beaten three rivals including Chelsea... Watch »

May 21, 2014
Texas Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

Texas Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

A 92-year-old Central Texas woman born in a Tennessee sharecropper's cabin says she has been denied a... Read »

May 20, 2014
De Blasio Outlines Plan to Make NYC a High-Tech Hub

De Blasio Outlines Plan to Make NYC a High-Tech Hub

Mayor de Blasio has unveiled an ambitious plan to make New York City a more attractive destination for... Read »

May 20, 2014
De Blasio Demands Apology for Tabloid Stories About Chirlane McCray

De Blasio Demands Apology for Tabloid Stories About Chirlane McCray

The front page of Monday’s New York Post had a blaring headline reading “I Was a Bad Mom” next to a picture of... Watch »

May 19, 2014
Astorino, Republicans Eye Repeat of '94 Pataki Win

Astorino, Republicans Eye Repeat of '94 Pataki Win

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, freshly nominated by his party, on Thursday promised an aggressive... Watch »

May 15, 2014
California Governor Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California Governor Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a record-high spending plan for the Golden State on Tuesday, proposing to... Watch »

May 14, 2014
Ras Baraka Declares Win in Newark Race for Mayor

Ras Baraka Declares Win in Newark Race for Mayor

Former city councilman Ras Baraka has declared victory in the race to succeed Sen. Cory Booker as mayor of... Read »

May 14, 2014
Town Official: Sandra Lee Skipped Permits on Home Renovations

Town Official: Sandra Lee Skipped Permits on Home Renovations

Improvements and renovations at the Westchester home shared by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his girlfriend, Food... Watch »

May 12, 2014
Ex-Pataki Aide Announces Run for Attorney General

Ex-Pataki Aide Announces Run for Attorney General

John Cahill, the former chief adviser to Republican Gov. George Pataki, announced Sunday that he's running for state... Read »

May 11, 2014
NY Senators: Debate on Yogurt as State Snack

NY Senators: Debate on Yogurt as State Snack "Staged"

The New York Senate's debate about declaring yogurt the state's official snack was intended to teach a fourth-grade... Read »

May 9, 2014
Mayor de Blasio Delivers Executive Budget

Mayor de Blasio Delivers Executive Budget

Mayor de Blasio unveiled his first executive budget Thursday, a $73.9 billion proposal in line with his... Watch »

May 8, 2014
Gov. Cuomo to Pick New Lieutenant Governor

Gov. Cuomo to Pick New Lieutenant Governor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will have to pick a new running mate now that Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy has announced... Read »

May 8, 2014
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The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering with NBC New York to launch 21st Century Solutions, its third annual grant challenge for local non-profit organizations implementing new and innovative programs. Now through August 8, we’re looking for fresh ideas that are moving... Read more
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