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Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

New Push To Hold Election Day On Weekend

Some believe that holding Election Day on the weekend would increase voter turnout.

10/29/2010

Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin speaks at a Republican National Committee event - Lake Buena Vista, FL - Oct 23, 2010 - Photo: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images

Sarah Palin Expected In New Jersey On Halloween

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is expected to attend a tea party event in New Jersey on Halloween.

10/29/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

New York Attorney General Candidates Debate

Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.

10/25/2010

First Lady Michelle Obama holds a small child after disembarking from Air Force One upon arrival at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport - Cleveland, OH - Oct 17, 2010 - Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

First Lady Rallies Democrats In Conn., N.Y.

For the third time in about a month, Connecticut’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal is looking to the White House for campaign support.

10/18/2010

JetBlue’s New Ad Campaign Has A Familiar Message

The videos show people in situations on the ground that mirror things they deal with when flying — like being charged a luggage fee for placing a bag in the trunk of a taxi.

10/14/2010

(AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Paladino Ups Ante, Slams Cuomo Over Gay Pride Parade

A firestorm has engulfed New York’s race for governor. Republican candidate Carl Paladino is on the hot seat over comments he made about homosexuals.

10/11/2010

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton To Stump For 2 NY House Democrats

The former president has emerged as one of the most popular campaign draws for Democrats across the country, even as the party braces for expected large losses in both the House and Senate.

10/11/2010

Former President Bill Clinton

Clinton To Campaign With NY House Democrats

Democrats currently hold all but two of New York’s 29 House seats. Republicans hope to pick up as many as eight seats in November.

10/10/2010

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Gov. Christie May Stop Trans-Hudson Tunnel In Its Tracks

The nation’s most expensive transit project has been stopped in its tracks. Governor Chris Christie is threatening to permanently put the brakes on construction of a new tunnel that could make life easier for New Jersey commuters.

10/06/2010

Schumer: Enough Cash To Win Seat And Help Friends

The prolifically ambitious senator’s $23.2 million on hand at last filing made him more flush than some of his Democratic colleagues facing much tougher re-election challenges.

10/02/2010

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Has Nearly $20M To Spend On Gov. Race

Andrew Cuomo spent $7.1 million since mid-July on his campaign, while Republican Carl Paladino continues to play his financial hand close to the vest.

10/01/2010

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack (credit: CBS 2)

Questions Surround Trenton Mayor’s Mortgage

Mack has not been charged with anything and there are no indications that he or his campaign is being investigated.

09/12/2010

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Plans To Campaign For Candidate in Iowa

Despite denials that he is mounting a presidential campaign, Christie is headlining an event in West Des Moines to raise money for Terry Branstad, who is running for Iowa governor.

09/08/2010

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: Lazio Has ‘Shaky’ Lead In GOP Primary For NY Governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The latest poll shows Rick Lazio maintaining a lead over Carl Paladino in the race for the Republican nomination for governor in New York just as Paladino begins his full-out sprint. […]

09/02/2010

Draft Beer File Photo (credit: AP)

Crackdown On Drunk Driving Now In Effect

Police throughout New Jersey were cracking down on drunk drivers Saturday. It’s part of the nationwide annual summertime “over the limit, under arrest” campaign.

08/21/2010

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