Politics

New York State Capitol
Dreamstime
April 23, 2018 - 8:24 pm
The New York state Assembly on Monday held a hearing on a bill that would allow doctor-assisted suicides.
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President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
April 23, 2018 - 6:01 pm
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte to the White House on Monday ahead of their formal state visit on Tuesday.
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Mike Pompeo Confirmation Hearing
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
April 23, 2018 - 5:57 pm
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to be secretary of state in a party line vote. One Republican switched his vote late in the day, enabling Pompeo's nomination to advance to a vote by the full Senate.
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Plastic Bag
Dreamstime
April 23, 2018 - 3:21 pm
A proposal laid out Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would not impose a fee or a tax on plastic bags, but would instead ban them altogether.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls For Marijuana Legalization
Mike Sugerman/WCBS 880
April 22, 2018 - 4:27 pm
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) is looking to legalize marijuana at the federal level.
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Rudolph Giuliani
Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 19, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump’s legal team, dealing with the Russia investigation conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
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Michael Cohen
John Taggart/Pool
April 19, 2018 - 5:50 pm
President Donald Trump and his closest advisers are worried that Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, might flip and cooperate with prosecutors, according to a published report.
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State Sen. Brian Benjamin Calls For Medical Marijuana Administration In Schools
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
April 19, 2018 - 3:18 pm
In New York state, the battle over medical marijuana is now headed for schools.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News/TNS/Sipa USA
April 19, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is rolling out yet another New York state program to aid Puerto Rico.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
April 18, 2018 - 7:31 pm
President Trump on Wednesday expressed optimism about an upcoming summit with North Korea.
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