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Joseph Wood (credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Man Running For Town Clerk Accused Of Forcible Touching

The alleged incidents occurred on Sept. 27 and Oct. 6 at a sober house in Uniondale where 73-year-old Joseph Wood is a counselor.

10/28/2013

Homes are seen in Yonkers, NY - File Photo

18-Year-Old Mounts Campaign For Yonkers City Council

Brandon Needer is 18 years old and just graduated from high school last year, but he has decided to make a run for a seat on the Yonkers City Council.

05/12/2013

Rudy Giuliani (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Giuliani Testing The Waters For 2012 Presidential Run?

The former mayor has visited New Hampshire four times this year, but has been noncommittal about his intentions.

09/29/2011

Carl Lewis (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

Olympian Carl Lewis Abandons Race For NJ Senate

Lewis said he would still be involved in Democratic campaigns and charity work — and encouraging people to vote.

09/23/2011

Carl Lewis (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

Appeals Court Removes Olympian Carl Lewis From NJ Senate Race Ballot

New Jersey election officials and some Republicans say the Democrat does not meet the state’s four-year residency requirement for state senators.

09/22/2011

Carl Lewis (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

Carl Lewis Seen As Underdog In NJ State Senate Race

Even though the appeals court ruled in his favor, Lewis faces an uphill battle to unseat Addiego, 48, a lifelong area resident who rose through the political ranks to become a state senator when a vacancy arose last year.

09/17/2011

Carl Lewis (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

Carl Lewis Back On Ballot, Continuing Run For NJ State Senate

Lewis says Wednesday that he’s looking forward to campaigning for the 8th District state Senate seat after an appeals court a day earlier restored his name to the ballot. The Democrat says he entered the race because he believes in public service.

09/14/2011

Carl Lewis (credit: Julio Cortez/AP)

Judge Delays Ruling On Whether Carl Lewis Can Run For Office In N.J.

Lewis, 50, wants to run for state Senate as a Democrat representing the 8th legislative district. New Jersey’s top elections official, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, ruled him ineligible this spring, setting off a fight in federal and state courts.

08/19/2011

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Naked Cowboy Suits Up For 2012 Presidential Run

Robert Burck, the man known as the Naked Cowboy, was all buttoned Wednesday up as he announced his intentions to run for president in 2012.

10/06/2010

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino - New York, NY - Sep 27, 2010 - AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

Paladino: Cut Taxes To Spur Private Sector Job Growth

Paladino released his plan Monday to cut taxes that he said were drowning businesses, stifling expansion and dragging out the recession.

10/04/2010

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Rangel Affirms Support For President Obama At Debate

In a televised debate with Democratic primary rivals Thursday, Rangel went out of his way to praise the President.

08/26/2010