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Eric Schneiderman is seen with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo - Sep 26, 2010 - Photo: Schneiderman for Attorney General

Schneiderman Leads In A.G. Race Ahead Of Debate

A new poll shows the Democrat running for attorney general in New York leading his Republican opponent as they head into their first debate Friday.


Democratic candidate for governor Dan Malloy, left, and Republican candidate Tom Foley debate in Hartford. (AP Photo/John Woike, Pool)

Conn. Gov Hopefuls Spar Over Death Penalty, Ads

Republican Tom Foley and Democrat Dan Malloy took aim at each other in a debate Tuesday and argued over issues ranging from the death penalty to the deficit.


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.


Governor David Paterson

Democratic NY Gov. Paterson Praises Tea Party Movement

New York Gov. David Paterson, unlike many of his Democratic colleagues, says the tea party movement is a good thing.


New Poll Shows Tight Race For Governor Of Connecticut

Just how will independent or undecided voters cast their ballots on election day?


Rick Lazio delivers his concession speech after losing the Republican nomination for Governor - New York, NY - Sep 14, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Rick Lazio Drops Out Of Race For Governor

This is a decision that helps the tea party Republican who beat Lazio in the GOP primary.


Carl Paladino (AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Latest Poll: Cuomo Has Wide Lead Over Paladino

A new poll of registered voters in New York shows Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Cuomo with a 2-to-1 lead over Republican Carl Paladino.


Mayor Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Endorses Cuomo For Governor

The mayor said he’s never met Republican challenger Carl Paladino, but back in July, he said the outspoken Buffalo real estate developer didn’t have a chance of winning.


GOP and tea party gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino

Paladino Charges Albany Of Stinking Things Up

Republican nominee for governor Carl Paladino sent out garbage-scented mailings titled “Something STINKS in Albany.”


McMahon, Blumenthal

Poll: Blumenthal-McMahon Conn. Race Still Tight

A poll released Tuesday shows that Richard Blumenthal (D) leads Linda McMahon (R) 51 to 45 percent among likely voters in the race for U.S. Senate.


Carl Paladino (L), Rick Lazio (R) (credit: AP)

Primary To Narrow Governor, Attorney General Field

Republican designee Rick Lazio faces insurgent tea party activist Carl Paladino.


Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Accepts Working Families Party Endorsement

Democrat Andrew Cuomo is accepting the endorsement of the left-leaning Working Families Party in his run to be New York’s next governor.


Rep. Charles Rangel (file)

Rangel Packs ‘Em In At B-Day Bash, Breathes Sigh Of Relief

Despite a growing political scandal, about 800 people attended the birthday bash for embattled Congressman Charles Rangel at The Plaza Hotel on Wednesday night.


US Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) returns to his office from a vote at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on July, 29, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rangel Throwing B-Day Bash, But Who Will Show?

It was supposed to be a huge birthday fund-raising blowout for Congressman Rangel’s 80th. Instead, as CBS 2′s Magee Hickey reports, it’s turning into a huge embarrassment for the troubled Harlem Democrat.


A voting machine is seen in Oakville, CT - Aug 8, 2006 - Photo: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images

Connecticut Primary Is Tuesday

Today is the last day to register. There are races for U.S. Senate and Governor.

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