Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Days after revelations that his approval rating had hit an all-time low, President Barack Obama reviewed his record in office in his weekly radio address Saturday and took aim at his Republican rivals.
On Thursday, Senate Democrats voted to deny Republicans the power to filibuster and block presidential appointments. It’s called the “‘nuclear option,” and it hit congress like a bomb.
Democrats on Tuesday night retook control of the mayor’s office in Stamford, Conn., with businessman David Martin defeating former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele.
The race for Nassau County executive is getting national attention. The county’s nearly 1.5 million residents have been known to set voting trends.
The mayoral candidates both Democratic and Republican have been casting their votes Tuesday, but you will not see Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a voting booth.
The three Republican candidates for mayor fielded an assortment of questions Wednesday night, on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk and public housing to the city’s free condom program.
The race for the Republican nod in the next New York City mayoral election is shaping up as test of the popularity of former mayor Rudy Giuliani and former governor George Pataki.
A new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling found that Democrats favor bagels and croissants, while Republicans like doughnuts.
Republicans in the New York State Senate have slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to expand abortion rights as an extreme measure from what they call the radical left.
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.
There were signs Tuesday that a deal to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” may be in the offing. President Barack Obama blinked on tax hikes and so did House Speaker John Boehner.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Monday began trying to push the $60.4 billion emergency spending plan for Superstorm Sandy victims through Congress by Christmas.
The fact is it won’t be a merry Christmas if there is no deal on the so-called fiscal cliff, because without a compromise tax hikes and across-the-board spending cuts kick in.
A scene of chaos erupted in Westchester County this week, as lawmakers passed a budget bill after all but two Democrats walked out of the meeting.