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FILE -- Members of New York's Sikh community gather. (credit: Getty Images)

Assembly Bill Would Allow Sikhs To Serve In Police, Other Government Jobs

The proposal comes after a Sikh man was allegedly run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments.

08/21/2014

Chun Michael Deng (credit: CBS 2)

Anti-Hazing Law Proposed In Memory Of Baruch College Student

Two state lawmakers are looking to strengthen New York’s anti-hazing laws after a Baruch College fraternity member died in December.

02/23/2014

Bob Turner declared victory in 9th Congressional District race (credit: CBS 2)

Voters In 9th Congressional District Say They Were Simply Fed Up With Democratic Way

“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.

09/14/2011

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AP: Republican Turner Marches Into Dem Stronghold, Takes Weiner’s Seat In Congress

Retired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner, a seven-term Democrat who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.

09/13/2011

David Weprin  (L), Anthony Weiner (C), Bob Turner (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Turner Holds 6-Point Lead Heading Into Special Election For Weiner’s Seat

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani campaigned with Republican congressional candidate Bob Turner on Monday, trying to augment his surprising lead in the polls in Weiner’s heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District.

09/12/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer with Assemblyman David Weprin at the senior center in Flushing - Queens, NY - Sep 06, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Special Election Next Tuesday To Replace Rep. Anthony Weiner

Residents of New York’s 9th Congressional District will go to the polls next Tuesday to select a replacement for former Rep. Anthony Weiner.

09/06/2011

David Weprin on Sept. 10, 2009 in New York. (credit: Ken Goldfield, Pool, File/AP)

Poll: Close Race To Succeed Weiner’s District Seat

A Siena Poll released Wednesday shows that Democrat David Weprin leads Republican Robert Turner 48 to 42 percent.

08/10/2011

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President Obama Announces Debt Deal

Both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate are throwing their weight behind a debt-limit agreement sealed with President Barack Obama and top leaders of Congress.

07/31/2011

Ed Koch (credit: JP Yim/Getty Images); President Barack Obama (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Ed Koch Rips President Obama’s Israel Policy; Endorses Republican To Send Message

“I disagree with him on the way he views the State of Israel and what I perceive to be his hostility,” Koch said, referring to the President.

07/25/2011

Anthony Weiner (credit: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NY GOP Taps Retired Exec To Run For Weiner Seat

Robert Turner, a retired media executive, will be the party’s nominee in the September 13 contest. Turner ran unsuccessfully against Weiner in the general election last year.

07/09/2011

Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

NYC Dems Choose Assemblyman To Run For Weiner’s Seat

Assemblyman David Weprin will compete for the 9th district Congressional seat in a special election on September 13.

07/07/2011

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Weprin: Traffic Pricing ‘Wrong Tax For The Wrong Time’

Opponents of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial plan to charge people who drive into key parts of Manhattan during the week condemned the idea at a City Hall gathering Sunday.

02/06/2011