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Jeanne Zaino

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Political Issues Give Rise To New Party Lines

Political issues are increasingly leading to new ballot lines at the polls in New York.

07/27/2014

FILE -- Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (Credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara: My Office Will Investigate Public Corruption

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says he’s taking over the anti-corruption work that a commission created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo aborted when it was suddenly disbanded in April.

07/24/2014

Charter Schools

De Blasio Playing Defense Over Decision To Scrap Plans For 3 Charter Schools

More than 90 charters from across the state, including the Success Academy Network of schools run by de Blasio rival Eva Moskowitz, said they will bring 2,500 parents and kids to Albany on Tuesday to seek help protecting charter schools.

02/28/2014

Iona College Professor Jeanne Zaino (Credit: The Couch)

Iona College Professor Discusses Kennedy’s Enduring Legacy

Political science professor Jeanne Zaino touches on topics ranging from Kennedy’s legislative impact to the preservation of his legacy for years to come.

11/22/2013

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota campaigns, Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lhota, Confident In Comeback, Compares Himself To Red Sox Slugger

When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

10/23/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Poll: Spitzer And Stringer Locked In Dead Heat In Race For Comptroller

A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Stringer and the scandal-scarred Spitzer at 46 percent each among likely Democratic primary voters.

08/29/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First Time

This is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.

08/13/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Pundit Applauds As De Blasio, Spitzer Start Ad Blitz Courting Minority Vote

There is month to go before the New York City primary and the battle is on for votes. Two of the latest ads from candidates are tailored to the minority community.

08/08/2013

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Critics Blast Democrats For Remaining Silent Amidst Albany Cover-Up Scandal

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is under fire for approving a secret payout of tax money to settle a sex harassment claim against his ally Assemblyman Vito Lopez and failing to follow protocol by referring the claim to the Ethics Committee.

08/30/2012