Mayoral hoepfuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota spent much of their first debate discussing the city’s fiscal issues — income equality, affordable housing, tax subsidies and rent for charter schools.
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic opponent Barbara Buono exchanged heated jabs Tuesday, in a debate that also saw multiple interruptions by spectators.
In a debate Tuesday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized opponent Barbara Buono as a supporter of high taxes and spending, while Buono accused Christie of being insensitive to the poor and middle class.
The primaries are over and New York City is gearing up for the showdown between mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.
Polls showed ex-MTA chairman Joe Lhota with a consistent lead over billionaire grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis, going into Sunday’s debate.
The Jewish High Holidays were approaching this week with the debate on a strike on Syria in high gear, and some communities have been left worried.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was set beginning Tuesday to preside over a debate on the authorization of military force in Syria.
The three Republican candidates for mayor fielded an assortment of questions Wednesday night, on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk and public housing to the city’s free condom program.
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Several of the Democratic mayoral candidates took swipes at soon-to-retire Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a debate Tuesday, particularly on the issue of unionized city workers who have been without contracts.
New York City comptroller candidates Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer traded heated barbs Monday night in their second debate.
Booker holds a commanding 40-point lead in the latest Quinnipiac University poll in the race to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat.
Rep. Frank Pallone released a statement Monday saying voters should be able to make a decision that is not “based solely on slick TV ads and 20-second sound bites.”
Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Monday began trying to push the $60.4 billion emergency spending plan for Superstorm Sandy victims through Congress by Christmas.
Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.