Politics

Amalia Duarte
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
May 15, 2018 - 5:00 am
In the latest installment of The New Wave, three local politicians tells us why they decided to take matters into their own hands and run for office.
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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
Jefferson Siegel/Sipa Press/wtcmemorialJS.008/1109112257
May 14, 2018 - 8:06 pm
The mayor of Mount Vernon is taking steps to squelch a felony theft charge.
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Scales Of Justice In Courtroom
Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 6:50 pm
New York state is joining a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over perceived racial housing segregation.
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Harry Reid
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
May 14, 2018 - 5:09 pm
BALTIMORE (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was being treated Monday for pancreatic cancer, his family said in a statement. Reid , 78, who represented Nevada, underwent surgery Monday at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore to remove a tumor from his pancreas. "...
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Ed Mangano
Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday/MCT/Sipa USA
May 14, 2018 - 1:37 pm
Closing arguments were under way Tuesday in the trial of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano.
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Eric Schneiderman
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File
May 14, 2018 - 10:44 am
It's the one job that everyone in New York politics seems to want.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 13, 2018 - 4:19 pm
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke Sunday about the resignation of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the race to replace him.
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New Jersey State House
May 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- On this Mother’s Day, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and his fellow Democrats might not be feeling like one big happy family. Even though the Democrats now have single-party rule over the Garden State, WCBS 880’s Ethan Harp reported Sunday that a budget impasse is looming...
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Jerusalem Embassy Signs
Xinhua/Sipa USA
May 13, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Tensions were heightened in Israel this weekend, as officials prepared to open the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.
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Eric Schneiderman
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File
May 13, 2018 - 11:57 am
The names of the candidates to replace Eric Schneiderman as New York’s Attorney General have been released.
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