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September 13, 2018 - 11:20 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo overcame a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat.
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September 13, 2018 - 11:17 pm
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James won a four-way Democratic primary for attorney general in New York on Thursday in a race that was a competition over who could best use the office to antagonize President Donald Trump.
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September 13, 2018 - 10:08 pm
Democratic socialist Julia Salazar has overcome scrutiny of her personal life and questions about truthfulness to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in Brooklyn.
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September 13, 2018 - 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible." As...
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September 13, 2018 - 8:57 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security detail. Kavanaugh's explanation for the encounter with...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, former Donald Trump presidential campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos leaves federal court after he was sentenced to 14 days in prison, in Washington. Papadopoulos, who triggered the Russia investigation, is willing to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, Thomas Breen, his lawyer, said Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 13, 2018 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, is willing to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, said his lawyer, Thomas Breen. Now that the criminal case is resolved, Breen said, "we'll make him available upon a proper...
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In this June 13, 2012, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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September 12, 2018 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's most powerful banker, JPMorgan Chase's Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, caused a stir Wednesday when he said he would be able to beat President Donald Trump in an election. Dimon immediately walked backed those comments and said he isn't running for the nation's top office...
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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks before President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, for the third day of his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 12, 2018 - 10:30 am
Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South Carolina, which hosts the South's first presidential primary. The Orangeburg County Democratic Party told The Associated Press that Booker is scheduled to attend its...
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September 12, 2018 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Today is the last chance for New York politicians to make their case. Thursday is the state primary. Two of the biggest races for democrats to consider are for governor and attorney general. Primary Day tomorrow @CynthiaNixon stumping on Upper West Side. #1010wins pic...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York state Senate candidate Julia Salazar smiles as she speaks to a supporter before a rally in McCarren Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Salazer said Tuesday, Sept. 11. 2018 that she was sexually assaulted five years ago by David Keyes , a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an accusation the man denies. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 12, 2018 - 2:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A candidate for New York's state senate said Tuesday she was sexually assaulted five years ago by a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an accusation the man denies. Julia Salazar, 27, whose insurgent campaign has attracted wide attention, said on Twitter that...
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