Politics

Bill de Blasio
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Adam Warner
May 18, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio enter the 2020 presidential race this week – a move that raised eyebrows on the left and right. But despite the skeptics, the mayor says he’s confident he can go all the way to the White House.
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New York State Attorney General Letitia James
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May 17, 2019 - 7:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- With friends like these, Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't need enemies. New York Attorney General Letitia James expressed exasperation on the "Pod Save America" podcast late Thursday over her fellow Democrat's decision to run for president. She told the audience that New Yorkers ``need...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Democrats in the House have approved a sweeping anti-discrimination bill that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Called the Equality Act, the legislation would extend...
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De Blasio
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Mike Montone
May 17, 2019 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A day after announcing his candidacy for president, Mayor Bill de Blasio hit the road. RELATED: De Blasio, Trump trade insults in Twitter videos Trump, de Blasio: Both look in mirror and see a president NYPD union chief Lynch: De Blasio 2020 run 'laughable,' he's 'getting...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, "totally brilliant," high-skilled workers...
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Democratic presidential candidate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the official dedication ceremony of the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island Thursday, May 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
May 16, 2019 - 10:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — He's deeply unpopular among fellow New Yorkers, often savaged by the city's tabloids and fights with the media that cover him. He also believes he can be elected president in 2020. That's Donald Trump. And that's Bill de Blasio. On the day when de Blasio, New York City's Democratic...
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President Donald Trump
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May 16, 2019 - 6:23 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A coalition of government watchdog groups and liberal organizations is urging the New York Assembly to pass legislation allowing congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The measure, which passed the state Senate last week, would...
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David Caplan
May 16, 2019 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio's entry into the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls -- there is 23 now -- pits him against another mayor, Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. Buttigieg, an openly gay Afghanistan veteran and Rhodes Scholar, is also the only millenial...
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Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., shakes hands with supporters after she held a roundtable discussion and news conference at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday, May 16, 2019 to discuss abortion bans in Georgia and across the country. Georgia was the fourth state this year to pass anti-abortion "heartbeat" legislation, but Democratic presidential candidates have taken aim at the state's law banning most abortions after six weeks that's set to go into effect in January. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 4:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says that, as president, she'd seek to write into law the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abortion. During a rally at Georgia's state Capitol on Thursday, the New York senator criticized recent abortion bans...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2014 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Sandra Lee attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit in New York. Lee says she and her longtime partner, Cuomo, are selling their house in the New York City suburbs. Lee tells The New York Times that the 1950s Colonial in the northern Westchester County enclave of New Castle will be listed for $2.3 million. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW CASTLE, N.Y. (AP) — Food Network star Sandra Lee says she is selling the home in the New York city suburbs that she shares with her longtime partner, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lee tells The New York Times that the 1950s Colonial in the northern Westchester County enclave of New...
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