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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.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

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

Gov. Chris Christie appears at a town hall meeting - Sayreville, NJ - Sep 21, 2011 (credit: NJ Office of Information Technology)

Republicans Coming Out Of Woodwork To Push For Christie Run At White House

Speculation about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entering the 2012 presidential race was at a fever pitch Monday. Unhappiness with the rest of the candidates has Republicans telling Christie it’s time to run.

09/26/2011

Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry slaps hands with an audience member after the end of a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and The Tea Party Express at the Florida State fairgrounds on September 12, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. The debate featured the eight candidates ten days before the Florida straw poll.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Arrive In NYC Monday

Perry will meet with Hispanic leaders in Inwood, including 100 business leaders from the Inwood and Washington Heights sections.

09/18/2011

Linda McMahon is seen during a debate with Richard Blumenthal - Hartford, CT - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images

Linda McMahon Prepares For New U.S. Senate Run

A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in the Nutmeg State and things are starting to heat up.

09/08/2011

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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