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Rep. Peter King

Long Island Congressman Peter King Mulls 2016 Presidential Bid

Long Island Congressman Peter King is considering running for president in 2016. King addressed his motivation and his would-be rivals in an interview.

05/17/2014

Ras Baraka

Ras Baraka Wins Newark Mayoral Race

City Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.

05/13/2014

A voter works up his ballot on Nov. 5, 2013 in Morningside Heights. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

DOI To Board Of Elections: Get Dead People Off Voter Rolls

The New York City Board of Elections has its work cut out for it, as the city Department of Investigations has asked the board to purge the dead and other ineligible voters from its rolls.

12/30/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Names Transition Team Leaders As Agenda Goes Under Microscope

Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.

11/06/2013

Gov. Chris Christie Victory

Christie: ‘I Will Govern With The Spirit Of Sandy’

A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono.

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Bill Thompson (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thompson Concedes NYC Dem Mayoral Primary, Endorses de Blasio

New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson said at a news conference Monday that he was proud to endorse Bill de Blasio as the Democratic nominee.

09/16/2013

Some voters in Manhattan's 5th district were outraged by this shirt worn by a polling inspector. (Credit Karma Martell via Twitter)

Some Voters Disgusted By Manhattan Polling Inspector’s T-Shirt

On Tuesday the board Tweeted that “The cap and the shirt were completely inappropriate work attire, Poll workers should be business casual.”

09/10/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Republican Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Picks Up Daily News Endorsement

The Daily News endorsed Lhota in an editorial published Sunday. The paper cited his high-level government service and praised his work getting transit moving again after Superstorm Sandy.

09/01/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Election? What Did He Say?

1010 WINS’ John Montone recalls an embarrassing breaking news moment in the early days of his career.

07/12/2013

Lattingtown Mayor Clarence Michalis. (credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan - used with permission)

Longest Serving Mayor In NYS History Wins Re-Election

It was a battle between 91-year old incumbent Clarence Michalis and 23-year old recent college grad Nicholas Della Fera in the race for mayor in Lattingtown.

06/19/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ Democrat Challenges Christie Call On Special Election For Senate Seat

The lawsuit brought by Somerset County Democratic County Chairwoman Peg Schaffer claims the election is illegal and an attempt to suppress the vote.

06/08/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Kelly Camp Denies Plans For Mayoral Bid, Phone Poll Remains Shrouded In Mystery

“It was not commissioned by Commissioner Kelly, and I don’t know who it was commissioned by,” spokesman Paul Browne said.

05/25/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Leading Candidate Increases Margin In Queens City Council Election

The leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.

02/27/2013

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Quinn: Problems With NYC Voting Must Be Fixed Immediately

Charging that New Yorkers have been faced with chaotic polling place procedures and poorly-trained workers, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Wednesday that the New York City Board of Elections fix the problems immediately.

12/05/2012

(credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Coughlin, Giants Looking For Another Visit With Obama At White House

When the Giants visited the White House in June in the heart of the political campaign, coach Tom Coughlin said the Super Bowl champions shared a goal with President Barack Obama — repeating.

11/08/2012

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