Former New York State Gov. George Pataki said in an interview released Monday that he is “seriously considering” a presidential run.
New York said farewell to the state’s former three-term governor, Mario Cuomo, at his Manhattan wake on Monday.
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.
Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
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.
The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.
Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pataki is a moderate, and would join a field led by fierce conservatives like Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry.
There was a final farewell Thursday for one of New York’s most popular and colorful governors. Hugh Carey led the Empire State through the fiscal crisis of the 1970s. His funeral drew a bipartisan who’s who of New York’s political elite.