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Fans Line Up for 4 Seconds With Hillary Clinton

Fans Line Up for 4 Seconds With Hillary Clinton

Hundreds of people lined up at a Manhattan bookstore for a chance to meet Hillary Rodham Clinton for four... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

The Texas GOP would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014
Prosecutor: NY State Sen. Smith Betrayed Voters

Prosecutor: NY State Sen. Smith Betrayed Voters

The corruption trial of three political leaders in New York City will center on "a man who wanted to be mayor... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown easily advanced to the November general election to seek an unprecedented fourth term, where... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Policy Expert Bell Wins GOP Senate Race in NJ

Policy Expert Bell Wins GOP Senate Race in NJ

Former Washington policy analyst Jeff Bell has won a tight race for the GOP Senate nomination in New Jersey. Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Ex-DA Used Money From Criminals: DOI

Ex-DA Used Money From Criminals: DOI

Former longtime Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes is accused of misusing hundreds of thousands of... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014
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
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