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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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Jeff Klein gets an ‘award’ for environmental inaction

State Senator Jeff Klein is being faulted for not doing enough to help advance environmental legislation in the senate.

Oct. 9, 2013

 
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Joe Hynes leaves the Democratic reservation, officially

Brooklyn district attorney Charles (Joe) Hynes officially kicked off his resuscitated campaign for re-election this morning, at a rowdy announcement on the steps of Brooklyn's borough hall.

Oct. 8, 2013

 
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Schumer: ‘Can’t have a grand bargain without revenues’

Sen. Chuck Schumer is skeptical that a grand bargain could be in the offing to settle the current government shutdown and raise the federal debt limit later this month.

Oct. 8, 2013

 
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Ken Thompson accepts a Schumer nod, pleads ignorance on an old Brooklyn boss

Sen. Chuck Schumer endorsed Ken Thompson for Brooklyn district attorney today, a month after Thompson won the Democratic primary, and just a few days after Thompson learned he would face a re-match in the general election.

Oct. 7, 2013

 
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Bloomberg blames ‘Washington,’ and gerrymandering, for the shutdown

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a moment from a mayoral roundtable on "Morning Joe" today to chastise both parties for the current government shutdown.

Oct. 7, 2013