<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:01:26 -0400 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:01:26 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cuomo Ripped Over Moreland in Debate]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:48:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/169*120/AP895082250901.jpg
Gov. Cuomo took big hits from his gubernatorial challengers over the Moreland Commission scandal. See some of the highlights from Wednesday's debate.

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<![CDATA[Anthony Weiner: "My Political Career is Probably Over"]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:56:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/anthony+weiner+august+2.jpg
In an interview with Politico, Anthony Weiner said he is done with politics both in the nation’s capital and New York City and that he “would have lost (his) marbles” if he had stayed in Congress after his...]]>
<![CDATA[Rivals Debate in NH Senate Race]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:06:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2014-10-21-21h11m54s10.jpg
Republican challenger Scott Brown continued to hammer away at Democrat Jeanne Shaheen's record in Washington as the incumbent repeatedly accused her opponent of fear mongering during a debate in...
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<![CDATA[Rival Gets Hands on Campaign Book]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:40:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/carl+demaio+scott+peters.JPG
A new bombshell dropped Friday in the race for California’s 52nd Congressional District when both candidates confirmed a Carl DeMaio campaign strategy book, allegedly stolen during an office break-in, found its...
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<![CDATA[Campaign Ad Featuring James Foley Pulled]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_james_foley_ejecucion_isis_syria.jpg
A conservative ad campaign that featured James Foley, the New Hampshire journalist slain by ISIS, moments before his execution, will be pulled, the group responsible for the ad said. Secure America Now President

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<![CDATA[NY Gov Candidates Talk Ebola]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:10:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cuomo+astorino1.jpg
Ebola has become a hot potato in the New York governor’s race. As Gov. Cuomo convened a meeting to show how prepared New York state is, his Republican opponent accused him of putting political correctness ahead...]]>
<![CDATA[Some Voters Listed as 164 Years Old in NYC BOE Records]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:05:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000005147461_1200x675_346457667932.jpg
More than 1,000 registered New York City voters are listed as 164 years old in Board of Elections records. Michael George has more on why some voters are listed this way.]]>
<![CDATA[Astorino Challenges Supporters to Question Cuomo for Cash]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:25:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/astorino+cuomo+challenge.jpg
Short on cash? Willing to ask politicians some tough questions? You may make $1,000. It’s the latest bizarre twist in the race for governor in New York. Government Affairs Reporter Melissa Russo explains]]>
<![CDATA[Last Day to Register to Vote in New Jersey]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:23:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Voting-Sign-Generic-Ballot-1.jpg
With Election Day less than a month away, Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in New Jersey.]]>
<![CDATA[NH Lawmaker Calls Congresswoman "Ugly as Sin"]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:22:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Steve+Vaillancourt.jpg
A Republican New Hampshire state lawmaker has called a Democratic congresswoman "ugly" and said the GOP opponent in her November re-election race is one of the most attractive women in politics.

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<![CDATA[Gubernatorial Politics at Columbus Day Parade]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:40:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/russo+astorino+parade.jpg
Italian pride ruled Fifth Avenue on Monday at New York City’s Columbus Day Parade, and when there’s a parade in New York, we know politicians are often right there too -- that included]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton Recommends Grandmotherhood]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:39:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_hillaryclinton7.jpg
Thousands waited hours in the sun to see Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday in South Florida. Clinton was signing copies of her new book "Hard Choices" at Books & Books at...]]>
<![CDATA[CA Plastic Bag Ban Approved]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:23:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/Plastic+Bag+Ban+Store+Counter+copy.jpg
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The measure, first proposed by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles, would prohibit single-use plastic bags...

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<![CDATA[Mayoral Aide's Relationship With Convict Scrutinized]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:14:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/noerdlinger.jpg
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the police union reacted Friday to a published report that the boyfriend of a senior adviser to the mayor is a convicted killer and interstate drug trafficker whose also ran over a...

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<![CDATA[Cuomo Easily Leads Governor's Race ]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:59:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cuomo-new-split-astorino.jpg
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is leading the race for governor handily, in a re-election race in which his Republican opponent Rob Astorino is increasingly seen as a conservative, a The Wall Street Journal/NBC 4...

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<![CDATA[Cuomo, Teachout Prepare for Primary]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:18:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/zephyr+teachout+sept+8.jpg
Decision 2014 begins Tuesday in New York with the Democratic primary for governor. Gov. Cuomo critic and Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout’s long-shot campaign is threatening to disrupt what many believed to...]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Chuck Todd of "Meet the Press"]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 09:22:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/090714_LSP_Chuck_Todd_1200x675_325741123764.jpg
As Chuck Todd prepares to take the helm of "Meet the Press", he answered questions on Reddit. Here's a bit of what we learned about the well-known political junkie.]]>