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Policy Analyst Jeff Bell Wins GOP Primary To Face Sen. Cory Booker

Former Washington policy analyst Jeff Bell won a tight race Tuesday night for the GOP Senate primary nomination in New Jersey.

06/03/2014

Donald Trump at CPAC (Mark Wilson/Getty Images News)

Donald Trump Mentions The ‘Late, Great’ Jimmy Carter During CPAC Speech

“We’re getting into Jimmy Carter territory,” Trump said. “And I never thought I’d see anything like that again. I lived through that time and it was not a good time and we’re pretty close. I think maybe by next month we’ll have surpassed the late, great Jimmy Carter.”

03/06/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Defends Achievements Following Health Care Plan Woes, Poor Poll Numbers

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.

11/23/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, and New York Sen. Chuck Schumer leave after talking to reporters about the use of the “nuclear option” at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Drop Bomb On Congress, Go ‘Nuclear’ To End Washington Gridlock

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.

11/21/2013

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

Democrats Retake Mayor’s Office In Stamford, Conn.

Democrats on Tuesday night retook control of the mayor’s office in Stamford, Conn., with businessman David Martin defeating former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele.

11/05/2013

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, left, (Photo by Steven Henry/Getty Images); Tom Suozzi (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Pundit: Mangano-Suozzi II Is Turning Into The ‘Thrilla In Mineola’

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.

10/09/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

No Vote For Bloomberg In Either Mayoral Primary

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.

09/10/2013

Republican Mayoral Debate Big DL

Republican Mayoral Candidates Get Into The Issues During Debate

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.

08/28/2013

Joe Lhota, John Catsimatidis (credit: Getty Images)

Race For GOP Mayoral Nod Shaping Up As Clash Of Titans — Lhota Vs. Catsimatidis

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.

03/15/2013

Chris Christie Eating A Doughnut on 'The Late Show' (CBS)

Poll Finds Democrats, Republicans Can’t Even Agree About Food

A new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling found that Democrats favor bagels and croissants, while Republicans like doughnuts.

02/28/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

State Senate GOP Calls Proposed Abortion Rights Expansion Extreme

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.

01/29/2013

Assault Weapons Found In Seaford Home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Senate Dems Acknowledge Tough Road Ahead In Push For Restored Assault Weapons Ban

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.

01/27/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, left, and President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Willing To Up Threshold For Raising Taxes On Households To $400,000

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.

12/18/2012

U.S. Capitol - Washington, DC - Dec 18, 2011 (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Political Fight Begins In U.S. Senate Over Superstorm Sandy Aid Package

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.

12/17/2012

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