Ronald Reagan

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Peter King Was Not Looking For Presidential Run

“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.

07/19/2013

New York U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in Union Square - May 3, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Launch Of New Movement For Female President Has Spotlight On Gillibrand

The recently retired Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced whether she’ll run or not for the Oval Office, but the Madam President campaign is underway and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out Friday on her plans for 2016.

05/03/2013

Bill Clinton (file/credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Poll: Bill Clinton Is New Jersey’s Favorite President

In honor of President’s Day, the pollsters at Monmouth University asked New Jersey residents to name their favorite president of all time.

02/18/2013

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama (file/credit: Ethan Miller/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silverman: Think U.S. Presidents And Major Sporting Events Don’t Mix? Think Again

Election Day is not usually about sports, but it’s time to credit our past presidents for the biggest sports events that occurred during their times in office.

11/06/2012

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Go vote.

Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.

11/01/2012

Democratic National Convention 2012 (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention Ratings

The early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans… and the NFL.

09/07/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Where The Jobs Are – Part 5 – Who’s In Luck And Who’s Stuck?

Opportunities for those in the middle class have been shrinking, while low and high skilled jobs have been growing.

06/08/2012

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after delivering a fireside chat (credit: Wikipedia)

NJ Professor Looks Back On FDR’s Handling Of Pearl Harbor Using Radio

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first great communicator, the first president to seize the intimacy of radio to talk to Americans one-to-one.

12/08/2011

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Port Authority Head Rips Gingrich, Reagan & Tea Party In Manhattan Speech

Chris Ward said that despite his “vaunted optimism,” Ronald Reagan “launched a darker strain in American politics, that somehow government itself was the problem.

08/30/2011

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FBI: George Steinbrenner Aided Agency In Terrorism Probe

George Steinbrenner: legendary Yankees owner, controversial public figure and… FBI informant?

WFAN–05/10/2011

This Aug. 27, 1977, file photo shows New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.  (AP Photo/File)

George Steinbrenner Blamed Legal Advice For Illegal Campaign Contribution To Nixon

Newly released FBI documents show that Steinbrenner, then the owner of the New York Yankees, told FBI officials in 1979 that he would not have made the $25,000 donation had he known it was illegal.

WFAN–05/09/2011