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Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Pataki Says He's Serious About 2016 White House Bid

Pataki Says He's Serious About 2016 White House Bid

Former Gov. George Pataki, who has twice before flirted with a run for president, said Monday he's again considering... Read »

Jan 12, 2015
Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in the Senate, making... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Mitt Romney told donors Friday that he is considering a 2016 presidential run, NBC News has confirmed. Sources told... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Staten Island DA to Run for Congress

Staten Island DA to Run for Congress

A week after pleading guilty to a single count of tax fraud in Brooklyn federal court, New York Rep Michael Grimm... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Christie Will Attend Cowboys Game -- And Pay for It Himself

Christie Will Attend Cowboys Game -- And Pay for It Himself

Gov. Chris Christie will be attending this weekend's Dallas Cowboys game in Wisconsin — and paying for it on his own... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
PBA Launches Ads Amid Rumored NYPD Slowdown

PBA Launches Ads Amid Rumored NYPD Slowdown

New York City's largest police union has launched an ad campaign aimed at garnering public support in the midst... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of... Read »

Jan 8, 2015
De Blasio: Haven't Smoked Pot Since NYU

De Blasio: Haven't Smoked Pot Since NYU

One of Mayor de Blasio's hallmark policy changes since taking office has been to stop arrests on low-level marijuana... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Arrest Stats Point to Deliberate NYPD Slowdown

Arrest Stats Point to Deliberate NYPD Slowdown

Despite efforts by New York City officials to tout a dip in serious crime, another statistic is getting more attent... Read »

Jan 7, 2015
Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are piling on after his office revealed that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry... Watch »

Jan 7, 2015
Ethics Complaint Filed Over Christie's Cowboy Trips

Ethics Complaint Filed Over Christie's Cowboy Trips

A group run by Democratic operatives has filed an ethics complaint over Gov. Chris Christie's attendance at Dallas... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally launched a fundraising committee that will allow him to raise cash ahead of a... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Rachel Noerdlinger Has a New Job

Rachel Noerdlinger Has a New Job

Rachel Noerdlinger, the former chief of staff to New York City's first lady, says she's gotten a new job at a public... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell could be sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday, months after he and his... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Grimm Resignation Letter:

Grimm Resignation Letter: "Decision With Heavy Heart"

New York Rep. Michael Grimm has formally resigned after pleading guilty two weeks ago to a single count of tax fraud... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown will take the oath of office Monday to begin his historic fourth term as California governor. The... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Christie Blasted Over Cowboys Owner's Box Party, Failed High-Five

Christie Blasted Over Cowboys Owner's Box Party, Failed High-Five

Twitter was again abuzz Sunday night about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his beloved Dallas Cowboys. Read »

Jan 5, 2015
Mario Cuomo,

Mario Cuomo, "Liberal Lion," Remembered

Three-term governor Mario Cuomo died this week shortly after his son Andrew Cuomo was sworn in for his second term... Watch »

Jan 2, 2015
Mario Cuomo's

Mario Cuomo's "Common Touch"

New Yorkers who lived next to former Governor Mario Cuomo for years, all remember him as a "regular guy."... Watch »

Jan 2, 2015

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