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Chris Christie Calls Astorino Campaign a 'Lost Cause'

Candidate for governor Rob Astorino spent some of his morning today not taking on his Democratic opponent, Andrew Cuomo, but instead attacking a fellow Republican, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Astorino says Christie should consider resigning as the head of the Republican Governors Association after calling Astorino's campaign a "lost cause." 07/22/2014 08:34 PM

Targeted by both prosecutors and his political opponents, Congressman Michael Grimm is going on the offensive, but not in front of the cameras. The Republican who represents Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn is issuing a leaflet as he tries to hold on to his freedom and his seat in the House of Representatives.

07/22/2014 09:34 PM


Mayor Visits Vatican, Invites Pope to Come to New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio may not be getting an audience with Pope Francis during his vacation to Italy, but he did get into the Vatican for a private meeting with its secretary of state, which gave the mayor a chance to personally express his desire to have the pope visit New York City.

Updated 07/21/2014 05:13 PM

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Former Councilman Takes the Stand on Day 3 of Corruption Trial

For the third day, former Queens City Councilman Dan Halloran took the stand at his own corruption trial, arguing he did not accept bribes in an elaborate corruption scheme. Halloran says thousands of dollars in cash he received was for legitimate work as a political consultant. Updated 07/21/2014 08:15 PM


Hochul's Opinions Haven't Moved Much on Immigration Issues

After a burst of criticism over her selection in May, many Latino elected officials are now standing behind Governor Andrew Cuomo's running mate, Kathy Hochul, but while Hochul's opinions have shifted on gun control, they haven't moved much on immigration issues, which has caused some controversy. 07/18/2014 10:32 PM

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