Politics

Dannel Malloy
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
March 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
An outraged Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy condmened the state's GOP senators, who stopped Associate Justice Andrew J. McDonald from leading the court. He would have been America’s first openly gay state chief justice.
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Sergey Lavrov
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 27, 2018 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880) -- Russia is vowing to retaliate after the U.S. and several western nations expelled numerous Russian diplomats – whom some have characterized as spies – in response to the spy poisoning case in the U.K. Russia is planning its own diplomatic expulsions and is weighing what...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Bob Karp/The Record via USA TODAY NETWORK
March 27, 2018 - 10:53 am
Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled some major reforms to expand access to medical marijuana in New Jersey.
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Manhattan DA Cy Vance
Richard Drew/Pool/Sipa Press/cydapoolsipa.003/1108232301
March 26, 2018 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is supporting a New York state proposal to keep guns out of dangerous hands. The legislation is called the Extreme Risk Protection Bill, and it would disarm people deemed a safety risk. Vance told WCBS 880 that he is in strong support of a...
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New Jersey State House
March 26, 2018 - 3:06 pm
The Assembly bills would cap magazines at 10 rounds, ban ammo piercing bullets, require background checks for all gun sales, tighten requirements for a carry permit and allow a judge to order that guns be seized from a person deemed to be a threat or mentally ill.
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City Councilman Ritchie Torres
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 26, 2018 - 2:25 pm
The City Council held a hearing Monday focused on making sure the city's Department of Investigation remains independent.
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MetroCard Machine
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 26, 2018 - 1:31 pm
More than half of the members of the New York City Council are now on record urging their speaker to fund discount MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 25, 2018 - 5:32 pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) is going to bat for a New Britain couple who are set to be deported to Pakistan.
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Dreamstime
March 25, 2018 - 4:22 pm
New York state Sen. Brian Kavanagh (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) on Sunday called on state lawmakers to pass a bill that would keep guns out of the hands of people who have been deemed dangerous to themselves or others.
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Christian Fourmax Calls For Gun Reforms
WCBS 880
March 25, 2018 - 1:32 pm
A day after hundreds of thousands of people marched in New York City in support of stronger gun laws, there was talk Sunday about taking the next step.
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