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.
Four New York Democrats broke ranks with the White House this afternoon to support a Republican-led measure that would allow Americans to keep their current health care plans.
On Monday afternoon, Sen. Chuck Schumer threatened to hold up a popular bill to extend tax credits if the legislation doesn't include a commuter tax break for transit riders.
Sen. Chuck Schumer praised Chris Christie as a Republican capable of compromise today, predicting that Christie's willingness to compromise would benefit him politically in the long run.
On Sunday morning, Chris Christie took a victory lap.
At a press conference in Washington today, senators who support removing sexual assaults from the military chain of command were visibly moved as victims of those assaults testified about their experience.
At his polling site in Park Slope this morning, Bill de Blasio faced the choice of a lot of progressive New Yorkers today: whether to vote on the Democratic or Working Families Party line.
Rep. Charlie Rangel was surprised to see Sen. Chuck Schumer offer such a conspicuously early endorsement of Hillary Clinton in Iowa this weekend.
On Sunday morning, "Meet the Press" featured Mitt Romney as its big exclusive, to talk about the problems with President Obama's health care law, and how it differs from his own experience in Massachusetts.