A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
In his commencement speech at Harvard University Thursday, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the political left of engaging in the same kind of censorship on college campuses as political right back in the 1950s.
N.J. Governor Chris Christie doesn’t seem too concerned about the way he is depicted in a new book about last year’s presidential election, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reports.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the surprising top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party’s nominee. Political analysts Keli Goff and Dan Gersteen joined us to discuss Tuesday’s election.
Despite his poll numbers may be hovering above 40 percent, De Blasio said he still expects to be locked in a runoff after Tuesday’s primary — though he wouldn’t say who he’d prefer to run against. That, he said, is for the people to decide.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued Donald Trump Saturday, claiming that “Trump University” promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a major LIPA reform bill Monday morning that will do away with the beleaguered utility. He made it official at a signing ceremony in Uniondale.
The return of Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner to New York City politics is shining a spotlight on those most hurt by their previous scandals: their wives.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows 56 percent of New Jersey voters surveyed have a favorable opinion of the 44-year-old Newark mayor. Twenty-seven percent say they don’t know enough about Booker to form an opinion.
David Birdsell, the dean of the Baruch College School of Public Affairs, as well as Democratic political strategist and adjunct professor at Columbia University Basil Smikle joined us to talk about Obama’s message for the second term.
In his victory speech last night, President Obama referenced the spirit of community surrounding our area after Hurricane Sandy. But what kind of impact did the storm have on the election?
Republican? Democrat? Other? Some country stars aren’t saying, but a few have made their views on the 2012 presidential election public.
Some country artists have no problem making their political views public. Is Taylor one of those people?
On today’s WCBS Eye on Politics segment, we have something a little different. We have a look at numbers.
Between presidential debates and campaign signs plastered across the country, politics and the upcoming election will be a hot topic everywhere. But if you have children, keeping your political views in check is important.