Politics

Dean Skelos
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July 13, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Friday marked the first full day of deliberations in the corruption trial of former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam. What resonated with the jury? Was it Dean’s devotion to his son, or was it the repeated hounding of business executives to...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
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July 13, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Some of the prices of prescription drugs have skyrocketed lately, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) wants pharmaceutical companies to face stiff fines.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The announcement came back in January that the Cuomo administration wanted to study the effects of marijuana legalization.
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 8:19 am
Bringing chaos with him as he moves across Europe, President Donald Trump's pomp-filled welcome to Britain was overshadowed Friday by an explosive interview in which he blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London's mayor for terror attacks against the city and argued that Europe was "losing...
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Cynthia Nixon
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July 12, 2018 - 7:48 pm
Thursday marked the deadline for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Democratic challenger, Cynthia Nixon, to submit enough signatures to get her name on the primary ballot in September.
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Rep. Joe Crowley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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July 12, 2018 - 5:39 pm
Democratic congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may not have heard the last of U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-New York), the man she defeated in an upset in the primary.
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Peter Strzok
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 12, 2018 - 4:36 pm
The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday was grilling FBI agent Peter Strzok, whose anti-Trump text messages during the Russia probe raised concerns about political bias.
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Andrew Cuomo
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July 12, 2018 - 2:04 pm
Twice in four days this week, subway commuters dealt with delays caused by power outages. That came as a battle has been brewing over who should pay to overhaul the subway system.
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool)
July 12, 2018 - 6:40 am
French President Emmanuel Macron has denied reports that President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw the United States from the NATO military alliance in a dispute over funding.
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Cynthia Nixon
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July 11, 2018 - 8:34 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Democratic primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon, is taking aim at what she calls New York's antiquated voting rules.
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