Obama Defends Achievements Following Health Care Plan Woes, Poor Poll NumbersDays 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.
Senate Dems Drop Bomb On Congress, Go 'Nuclear' To End Washington GridlockOn 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 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.
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.
No Vote For Bloomberg In Either Mayoral PrimaryThe mayoral candidates both Democratic and Republican have been casting their votes Tuesday, but you will not see Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a voting booth.
Republican Mayoral Candidates Get Into The Issues During DebateThe 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.
Race For GOP Mayoral Nod Shaping Up As Clash Of Titans -- Lhota Vs. CatsimatidisThe 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.
Poll Finds Democrats, Republicans Can't Even Agree About FoodA new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling found that Democrats favor bagels and croissants, while Republicans like doughnuts.
State Senate GOP Calls Proposed Abortion Rights Expansion ExtremeRepublicans 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.
Senate Dems Acknowledge Tough Road Ahead In Push For Restored Assault Weapons BanNew York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.
Obama Willing To Up Threshold For Raising Taxes On Households To $400,000There 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.
Political Fight Begins In U.S. Senate Over Superstorm Sandy Aid PackageDemocrats 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.
Spending Cuts Remain Major Sticking Point In 'Fiscal Cliff' NegotiationsThe 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.
Democrats Walk Out; Westchester Budget Bill Approved Without ThemA 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.
GOP, Independent Democrats Unite For State Senate MajorityFurious Democrats who won a majority of seats in the New York State Senate have called a deal among Republicans and five Democrats to control the chamber a “coup.”