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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Gubernatorial Hopeful Rob Astorino Offers To Debate Opponent Zephyr Teachout

Astorino, the Westchester County executive, took the unusual step of wading into the other party’s primary Wednesday, saying New York voters deserve to have a debate on the challenges facing the state.

08/20/2014

John Liu (credit: Used with permission via Flickr/John Liu 2013)

Rally Held In Support Of John Liu As He Looks To Return To Politics

Supporters crowded into the parking lot at the Bayside Long Island Rail Road station to cheer on Liu’s return to politics.

05/23/2014

Kathleen Rice shows skimmer and camera which were embedded in an MTA ticket vending machine (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau DA Kathleen Rice Announces Run For Congress

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday night that she will run to take the place of U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) in Congress.

01/29/2014

Barbara Buono, Chris Christie (credit: Buono For Governor/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie, Buono Take Jabs At Each Other On Election Eve

On Election eve Monday, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic rival Barbara Buono were each making a last-minute push for votes.

11/04/2013

Senator Chuck Schumer (Right) (credit: Getty Images) has given Hillary Clinton (Left) (Daniel Berehulak/
Getty Images News)  towards a 2016 Presidential bid.

Report: Sen. Schumer Gives Hillary Clinton Early Push For Presidential Bid

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he’s already endorsing her.

11/02/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Mayoral Debate Postponed For Sandy Anniversary

A debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.

10/27/2013

Cuomo Endorses Suozzi

Cuomo Endorses Suozzi For Nassau County Executive

Democratic Nassau County executive candidate Thomas Suozzi picked up a high-profile endorsement Saturday.

10/26/2013

Al Sharpton

Lhota, De Blasio Both Make Appearances With Rev. Sharpton

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both made appearances Saturday with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who recently celebrated his birthday.

10/05/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Expert: Booker Likely To Emerge Victorious In Senate Race

Democrat Cory Booker was set to face Republican Steve Lonegan for the U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey following the primary this week, and an expert said Booker will likely cruise to victory.

08/17/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Wins Key Endorsements For N.J. Gubernatorial Bid

New Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono’s young gubernatorial candidacy gained strength Monday, following endorsements in key northern counties and a call by Democratic leaders for unity in the November governor’s race.

01/28/2013

Stephen Sweeney, Gov. Chris Christie (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Senate President: Christie May Have ‘Prayed’ For Sandy To Come

New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) said Monday that Gov. Chris Christie might have “prayed” for Superstorm Sandy, because it has provided cover for what Sweeney said are the governor’s failed economic policies.

01/07/2013

New York Senate (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Democratic State Sen.-Elect Felder To Sit With GOP In Albany

New York State Senator-elect Simcha Felder is a Democrat, but has decided to serve with the Republican conference when his term begins.

11/13/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Expert: McMahon, Murphy’s Plans For Jobs In Connecticut Aren’t Original

Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy have been touting their dueling plans to increase jobs in the race for Senate in Connecticut. But many of their ideas have been floated by others during the campaign season this year.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon (Credit:  Alex Wong/Newsmakers and Abigail Pheiffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Connecticut U.S. Senate Focus: The Republicans

Two Democrats and two Republicans will compete in next Tuesday’s Connecticut primaries, in the hopes of securing their respective party’s nomination for the chance to fill the Senate seat of Joe Lieberman (D), who is retiring.

08/10/2012

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

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