The 41-year-old Democrat lives in Nutley and is a graduate of the Essex County College Police Academy. He is currently an undersheriff in Essex County.
State Senate President Steve Sweeney will become acting governor on Sunday, when Gov. Chris Christie and his family head to Florida for a Disney World vacation.
Cohen trails Democrat Sen. Suzi Oppenheimer in the Westchester County contest that has been too close to call since the Nov. 2 election.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.
New York’s 1st Congressional District is getting the most attention, with Republican challenger Randy Altschuler holding a slim lead over incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop.
State lawmakers are predicting a dramatic change at Connecticut’s Capitol when Dan Malloy takes office in January.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s hard times just got harder. The Paterson administration says closing the latest deficit may require cuts of perhaps 1 percent in every area including a midyear cut in school […]
Republican Kathleen Donovan unseated Democratic incumbent County Executive Dennis McNerney.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an independent president has more chance at succeeding than a Republican or Democrat.
A new poll shows Democrat Richard Blumenthal still leading Republican Linda McMahon in Connecticut’s Senate race, but the gap appears to be closing.
Rangel faces 13 ethics violations and could be expelled.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer and Republican challenger Jay Townsend are debating for the first time. The televised debate at 7 p.m. Sunday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie will be shown live […]
Republican Carl Paladino and Democrat Andrew Cuomo are both running for governor of New York. But on Tuesday it seemed like Paladino wanted to be a circus ringmaster and Cuomo the artful dodger.
Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley will square off Tuesday afternoon at Fairfield University.
NEW YORK (AP) — This election will be the first since the 1990s without a measure to ban gay marriage on any state ballot, yet the divisive issue is roiling races across the country during […]