Politics

Bill de Blasio
Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY NETWORK
November 19, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Peters, the commissioner of the agency that investigates waste and malfeasance in New York City government said Monday that he was pressured to not release critical reports by Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration and then fired under false pretexts.
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(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
November 19, 2018 - 6:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a deal to bring Amazon's second headquarters to Queens will cost the state "nothing'' -- even though taxpayers will be on the hook for $325 million in direct grants to the company. Cuomo went on New York City public radio Monday to...
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 19, 2018 - 6:27 pm
Sixteen Democrats who've opposed Nancy Pelosi's quest to become speaker released a letter Monday saying they will vote for "new leadership" when the House picks its leaders in January, underscoring a significant threat to her effort to lead her party's House majority in the next Congress.
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(AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File)
November 19, 2018 - 2:21 pm
The White House Correspondents' Association announced Monday that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner next year, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer following the pushback over comedian Michelle Wolf's sharply anti-Trump performance last time.
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 19, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 19, 2018 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has again targeted White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta. After a federal judge ordered that Acosta's credentials be temporarily restored last week, the White House sent Acosta a letter saying it had made the "preliminary decision" to...
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Bill Nelson and Rick Scott.
TNS
November 18, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has ended his bitterly close re-election bid by conceding the race to Republican Rick Scott.
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Barack and Michelle Obama
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
November 18, 2018 - 11:46 am
Former President Barack Obama practically brought the house down at Michelle Obama's book show in Washington.
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Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis
AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack
November 17, 2018 - 7:59 pm
Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor Saturday with just hours remaining for counties to turn in official recount results, conceding to a Republican whose party has held that office since 1999.
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Trump California
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
November 17, 2018 - 3:34 pm
President Donald Trump arrived in Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for.
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