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

Reports: Lhota Thinks It Wasn’t ‘Appropriate’ To Stop Subways For Kittens

Republican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.

08/31/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan

Expert: Booker Likely To Emerge Victorious In Senate Race

Democrat Cory Booker was set to face Republican Steve Lonegan for the U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey following the primary this week, and an expert said Booker will likely cruise to victory.

08/17/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Commissioner Kelly Would Be A Game-Changer In Mayoral Race

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is not running for mayor, but one pollster said her survey shows voters would love for him to do so.

05/29/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

2012: A Big Year For New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

From public squabbles with detractors to kudos after Superstorm Sandy, what a year 2012 has been for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

12/29/2012

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph Lhota

Giuliani Says He’ll Back Lhota In Possible Race For Mayor

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani thinks Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota would make a perfect successor to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

11/21/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Expert: McMahon, Murphy’s Plans For Jobs In Connecticut Aren’t Original

Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy have been touting their dueling plans to increase jobs in the race for Senate in Connecticut. But many of their ideas have been floated by others during the campaign season this year.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes the stage at the Republican National Convention - Tampa, FL - Aug 28, 2012 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Christie Leaves Indelible Mark At RNC, Already High Stock Skyrockets

It took New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 16 minutes to mention presidential candidate Mitt Romney during his keynote speech. But that hasn’t stopped his rock star-like ascension in the party.

08/29/2012

Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon (Credit:  Alex Wong/Newsmakers and Abigail Pheiffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Connecticut U.S. Senate Focus: The Republicans

Two Democrats and two Republicans will compete in next Tuesday’s Connecticut primaries, in the hopes of securing their respective party’s nomination for the chance to fill the Senate seat of Joe Lieberman (D), who is retiring.

08/10/2012

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens

Ex-NYC Parks Official Accused Of Stealing More Than $50,000 From Queens Park

A former New York City parks department official is accused of stealing more than $50,000 from the nonprofit group she founded to improve the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.

07/18/2012

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.

07/13/2012

Nassau County Logo (credit: CBS 2)

Tax Dispute In Nassau County Getting Political

Homes and businesses in Nassau County are suing for property tax refunds of $102-million that they have yet to receive.

04/03/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Endorses Friend For Senate Seat

Gov. Chris Christie has wasted no time endorsing longtime friend Joe Kyrillos for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey.

02/18/2012

FILE - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks to supporters during a town hall meeting at Laurel Ridge on December 2, 2011 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Republicans Do Battle In Florida With Primary Two Days Away

The race for the Republican Presidential Candidacy continues in Florida; with the state’s primary two days away Rick Santorum has had to cancel campaign events to be with his ill daughter in Pennsylvania.

01/29/2012

Mitt Romney

GOP Candidates Gang Up On Romney In South Carolina

Mitt romney’s record came under repeated attack during the Republican Presidential debate in South Carolina.

01/16/2012

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