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In Buffalo, Hillary Clinton recalls a less pointless shutdown

At the University of Buffalo on Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton suggested the government shutdown that occurred during Bill Clinton's presidency was more productive than the recent impasse in Washington.


Oct. 24, 2013


Obama headlines a post-shutdown fund-raiser for congressional Dems

President Obama will headline a fund-raiser in New York City on Friday to benefit the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

Oct. 23, 2013


Mark Zuckerberg and other powerful friends put up for Sean Eldridge

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg was one of several famous donors who contributed to Sean Eldridge's congressional campaign in the last quarterly filing period.

Oct. 21, 2013


Sunday shows: Cruz starts a civil war, McConnell sees a ‘math problem’

On Sunday morning, Sen. Ted Cruz turned his fire on his Republican colleagues.

Oct. 21, 2013


Martin O’Malley on fear of a millionaires' tax and the DREAM Act

Asked about Andrew Cuomo's concern that raising taxes on the city's highest earners might cause them to leave New York altogether, Maryland governor Martin O'Malley said, "We saw no evidence of that."

Oct. 18, 2013


New York Dems see disaster for ‘fearless’ House Republicans

New York's heavily Democratic congressional delegation isn't looking forward to the next shutdown, exactly. But the members are pretty sure it will be a political catastrophe for the other side.

Oct. 17, 2013


Pete King calls for a Republican war on Ted Cruz

Rep. Peter King thinks Republicans in the House could have bargained for much more than they're getting in a pending Senate deal, if only the House had kept the government open in September and focused on negotiation over the federal debt limit.

Oct. 16, 2013


A Republican super PAC requests Cuomo’s Moreland records

A national Republican group is trying to exacerbate Andrew Cuomo's Moreland Commission problem.

Oct. 15, 2013


Sunday shows: Republican senators try to clean up a shutdown mess

On Sunday morning, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he was "cautiously hopeful" that leaders in the Senate can negotiate an end to the current government shutdown.

Oct. 14, 2013


A ‘grass roots’ Twitter campaign for Hynes that looks like ‘astroturf’ to Thompson

Brooklyn district attorney Charles (Joe) Hynes is receiving some very enthusiastic support from a handful of new Twitter users, who use stock photos for their avatars and appear to have devoted their accounts entirely to his campaign.

Oct. 11, 2013