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ormer New York Governor George Pataki speaks to guests gathered for the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Dinner at the Iowa Events Center on May 16, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former N.Y. Gov. George Pataki Says He’s Running For President

In a video posted Thursday morning on YouTube, Pataki says America needs to recapture the spirit of unity that spread through the country in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

05/28/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan waves before Timothy Dolan's Mass of Installation at St. Patrick's Cathedral April 15, 2009. (credit: Susan Watts-Pool/Getty Images)

Mourners Say Final Farewell To Cardinal Edward Egan During Funeral Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Edward Egan was eulogized from the Fifth Avenue pulpit where he once preached.

03/10/2015

Former New York Gov. George Pataki (credit: Getty Images)

Pataki Says He’s ‘Seriously Considering’ Run For President

Former New York State Gov. George Pataki said in an interview released Monday that he is “seriously considering” a presidential run.

01/12/2015

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Mario Cuomo’s Wake Held In Manhattan

New York said farewell to the state’s former three-term governor, Mario Cuomo, at his Manhattan wake on Monday.

01/05/2015

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks to reporters following the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn on Dec. 20, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Police Unions, Others Blast De Blasio After Shooting Deaths Of Two NYPD Cops

Police union officials blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying the blood of two NYPD cops who were shot and killed in Brooklyn is on his hands.

12/20/2014

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to demonstrators on the opening night of "The Death Of Klinghoffer" at the Met. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

10/20/2014

Former New York Gov. George Pataki (credit: Getty Images)

George Pataki Reportedly Considering Run For White House

The former New York governor is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide said Tuesday that talk of a campaign is premature.

09/30/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Irate Charter School Parents Filing Lawsuits Against De Blasio

Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.

03/10/2014

Former Gov. George Pataki, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former state Comptroller Carl McCall (credit: http://www.governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Taps Former Gov. George Pataki For Tax Relief Commission

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed the Republican who defeated his dad for governor to come up with ways to cut taxes for businesses and middle class New Yorkers.

10/02/2013

Former New York Governor George Pataki. (file/credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pataki Defends Himself Against Lawsuit Brought By Convicted Sex Offenders

Former New York Gov. George Pataki testified Tuesday about how more than 100 sex offenders came to be institutionalized after they finished their prison sentences.

07/23/2013

The casket carrying former Mayor Ed Koch is removed from Temple Emanu-El following the funeral - Feb. 4, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Politicians, Public React To Ed Koch Funeral

Bagpipes played Monday as the casket of late former Mayor Ed Koch was carried out of Temple Emanu-El on the shoulders of NYPD pall-bearers and and was followed by mourners both connected and common.

02/04/2013

The Empire State Building and One World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

One World Trade Center Becomes NYC’s Tallest Skyscraper

It was a proud moment for construction workers Monday when just after 2 p.m. they installed two 26-foot steel columns making the unfinished tower just over 1,270 feet tall — surpassing the height of the Empire State Building by 21 feet.

04/30/2012

Tribute in Light

10 Years Later, NYC Honors 9/11 Victims With Tribute In Light, Solemn Ceremony

An emotional ceremony took place in the shadow of the new World Trade Center as New York City and the world marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

09/11/2011

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Former Governor George Pataki Won’t Enter 2012 Presidential Race

The former three-term governor has been considering a run for months and has been trying to build support in the important primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

08/26/2011

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