Politics

Melissa Mark-Viverito
(Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works, Inc. )
January 17, 2019 - 8:54 am
Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to highlight the worst workplaces for women in NYC.
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A portion of a letter sent to President Donald Trump from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 in Washington. Pelosi has asked President Trump to postpone his State of the Union address to the nation, set for Jan. 29, until the government reopens. (AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)
January 16, 2019 - 10:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The State of the Union speech could become a casualty of the partial government shutdown after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 address. Pelosi is citing...
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CBS
January 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is filing for an exploratory committee to run for president, she announcs on the "Late Show with Steven Colbert" airing tonight. TONIGHT: @SenGillibrand stops by @colbertlateshow to announce that she is forming an exploratory committee to run...
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Bill de Blasio
Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY
January 15, 2019 - 9:49 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio is speaking out on what Democrats across the country should be doing – and he’s not ruling out an eventual run for the White House.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Anthony Behar
January 14, 2019 - 3:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several people familiar with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's plans say the New York Democrat is expected to take steps toward launching a presidential campaign in the coming days by forming an exploratory committee. One person says Gillibrand will likely announce her intentions ahead...
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President Donald Trump and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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January 14, 2019 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- It's a case of she said, he said in Washington. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said President Donald Trump is a racist, President Trump said he doesn't care. RELATED: Ocasio-Cortez's campaign paid $1,500 fine to NY state | Ocasio-Cortez says she's taking time off for...
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Donald Trump
Sacco/Caller-Times-USA TODAY NETWORK
January 14, 2019 - 6:16 am
Here's what's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 24.
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. State Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, announced this week he'd seek the Republican nomination, facing the nine-term King. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 13, 2019 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican leader said Sunday he will meet with Rep. Steve King this week to discuss King's future and role in the party and promised action following the Iowa congressman's recent comments in defense of white supremacy. "That language has no place in America. That is...
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Federal contractor shutdown
@NydiaVelazquez/Twitter
January 13, 2019 - 2:53 pm
As the federal shutdown entered a 23rd day Sunday, affected workers joined Democratic leaders and union officials to tell their stories at a news conference on the Lower East Side.
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Former San Antonio Mayor and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, center right, is embraced by his twin brother U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio), center left, during an event where Julian Castro announced his decision to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
January 12, 2019 - 10:55 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Assailing President Donald Trump for "a crisis of leadership," former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino...
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