At a press conference in Brooklyn on Thursday morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg dismissed criticism of his pedestrian plazas from the two candidates vying to succeed him.
A federal appeals court ruled this morning that a conservative political action committee supporting Joe Lhota can accept unlimited contributions, overruling a lower court ruling last week that upheld the state limits last week.
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.
President Obama will headline a fund-raiser in New York City on Friday to benefit the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
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.
On Sunday morning, Sen. Ted Cruz turned his fire on his Republican colleagues.
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."
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.
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.
A national Republican group is trying to exacerbate Andrew Cuomo's Moreland Commission problem.