Politics

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo Vice President Joe Biden listens during a ceremony in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, where President Barack Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
AP News
May 15, 2020 - 5:28 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate Joe Biden said that if he wins the presidency he would not use his power to pardon Donald Trump or stop any investigations of Trump and his associates. “It is not something the president is entitled to do, to direct a prosecution or decide to drop a case,” Biden...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., speaks at a campaign rally for then-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 5:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and the last rival he bested to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders, on Wednesday announced the members of joint task forces their campaigns will use to promote party unity by hammering out consensus on six top policy issues. They...
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NYC Bodega
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May 06, 2020 - 7:59 pm
A New York congresswoman wants New York City bodegas to be included in the next stimulus package.
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In this April 30, 2020, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Democrats are seeking to drive the debate on the next coronavirus response bill. They're promising a mega-package stuffed with Democratic priorities, including funding for state and local governments. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
May 06, 2020 - 2:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Although timing for the House's return isn't set, the outlines are emerging for a Democratic-driven bill to aid states and local governments, the Postal Service, and boost contact tracing to track the coronavirus. Democratic leaders promise that the House will deliver legislation...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020 , file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has been hospitalized with an infection caused by a gallstone. The 87-year-old justice underwent non-surgical treatment Tuesday, May 5, for what the court described as acute cholecystitis, a benign gall bladder condition, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 05, 2020 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Tuesday with an infection caused by a gallstone, but plans to take part in the court's arguments by telephone Wednesday, the Supreme Court said. The 87-year-old justice underwent non-surgical treatment for what the court described as...
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Election Day
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May 05, 2020 - 7:41 pm
The New York Democratic presidential primary must take place June 23 because canceling it would be unconstitutional, a judge ruled Tuesday.
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Joe Biden
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May 01, 2020 - 7:51 am
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, released a statement through his campaign Friday denying he sexually assaulted a former Senate aide decades ago.
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Josh Gottheimer
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Peter Haskell
April 29, 2020 - 7:54 pm
Members of Congress from the Tri-State area on Wednesday called for the next federal stimulus bill to help state and local governments.
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Andrew Cuomo
New York Governor's Office
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April 28, 2020 - 1:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the New York Reopening Advisory Board to help guide the state in a reopening strategy.
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NYC voting booth
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
April 27, 2020 - 12:23 pm
In an unprecedented move, New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary originally scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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