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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Sensitive Situation Likely Led To Capitol Hill Shooting

Blumenthal said he was awaiting the results of an investigation before drawing any conclusions. But he said the location of the incident heightened tensions.

10/06/2013

President Barack Obama delivers remarks in the Rose Garden of the White House October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Blasts House Republicans For ‘Ideological Crusade’ That Shut Down Government

The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.

10/01/2013

Food pantry at St. Augustine's Church in the Bronx (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Impacting Charitable Organizations That Rely On Funding

Why Hunger, which operates the National Hunger Hotline, said the shutdown will freeze distribution of food to millions of elderly, pregnant women, young children and others.

10/01/2013

Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson, Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Hold Everything! Number Of Mayoral Ballots To Be Counted Closer To 70,000

There has been a stunning development in the race for New York City mayor. Tens of thousands of ballots have yet to be counted, leaving open the possibility that there could be a runoff to pick a Democratic Party nominee.

09/12/2013

Bill de Blasio and his wife greet voters in Brooklyn on Sept. 9, 2013 a day before the Democratic primary. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Latest NYC Mayoral Poll Shows De Blasio Leading With 39 Percent

To avoid an Oct. 1 runoff, a candidate needs more than 40 percent in Tuesday’s primary.

09/09/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Sen. Robert Menendez Discusses His Vote For Strike On Syria

Menendez says he voted yes on a limited military strike on in Syria was to punish President Assad for the use of chemical weapons.

09/05/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies in the House on Sept. 4, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Senate Panel Approves Plan To Strike Syria

The United States moved one step closer to launching military action against Syria on Wednesday.

09/04/2013

Public Advocate and New York City Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio speaks at an endorsement in Times Square by Local 802, which represents musicians playing in Broadway musicals, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and other musical ensembles on August 12, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes 23-Point Lead, Could Avoid Runoff

Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.

09/03/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm To Hold 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Forum On Staten Island

Grimm said the information session is aimed at those who may not even realize they are eligible for federal help.

08/20/2013

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Stays At $250K For Bus Driver Charged In Fatal West New York Crash

Idowu Daramola is charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cell phone while operating a vehicle.

08/01/2013

Anthony Weiner, wife Huma Abedin speak at a news conference on July 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Weiner Moving Forward With Mayoral Campaign Despite Calls From Opponents To Quit Race

Anthony Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House because of similar behavior.

07/24/2013

New York City Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson (credit: Twitter/Bill Thompson)

Eye On Politics: Bill Thompson ‘Very Confident’ He’ll Be Next NYC Mayor

In a wide-ranging interview, Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson joined the chorus in calling for fellow candidate Anthony Weiner to drop out of the race amid new sexting allegations.

07/24/2013

Jersey City Mayor's Office (credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Eye On Politics: One-On-One With Jersey City’s New Mayor – Steve Fulop

In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.

07/22/2013

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

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Quinn Says Her ‘Record Of Delivering’ Sets Her Apart From Field

A new Siena poll has Quinn with a nine point lead over her closest competitor, Anthony Weiner. But Quinn said the numbers don’t matter much to her.

07/18/2013

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