Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick, a Republican who co-chaired the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption, fired back on Monday at critics of the way the commission was disbanded.
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Melissa Mark-Viverito, the newly elected speaker of the City Council, said on Sunday that a ban on horse carriages, which Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to enact during his first week in office, may not happen so immediately.
The New York Times says Tish James wasn't a source for the paper's reporting on Dasani
Clinton offered his full-throated support for Bill de Blasio's agenda, while praising the outgoing mayor
On Sunday morning, Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Obama administration's interim deal to ease international sanctions on Iran.
On Thursday afternoon, Senate Democrats ended the Senate Republicans' ability to filibuster many of the president's judicial and cabinet nominations.
On Monday night, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker explained to a crowd in New York City why he thinks Republicans should nominate a governor in 2016.
Michelle Obama took the stage at 12:42 p.m. inside a softly lit ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan for a women-themed fund-raiser benefitting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
In September 2012, when Tony Batts assumed command of the Baltimore Police Department, the new commissioner decided to re-think the department's aggressive strategy of zone-policing and stop-and-frisk, which had helped reduce the city's crime rate, but also alienated local residents.
On Sunday morning, it fell to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to defend the troubled rollout of President Obama's health care plan, and the president's promise that Americans could keep their health care plans under the new Affordable Care Act.