Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino slammed Governor Andrew Cuomo after reports that a man with symptoms of Ebola is now being treated at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan.
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"No, I have no plans to run," she said today, in response to a question at a Union Square press conference on food-stamp benefits.
For all his hard work forging an immigration compromise, Sen. Chuck Schumer was rewarded this week with a prominent place on the cover of the new issue of National Review.
After New York's Republican Party announced yesterday that Texas senator Ted Cruz would be their keynote speaker at an annual fund-raising dinner later this month, the state's Democratic Party responded by calling for them to rescind the invitation.
Sen. Chuck Schumer was uncharacteristically shy last week, when asked about a controversial amendment to his big immigration bill, which would include certain provisions recognizing same-sex couples.
Chuck Schumer is heartened by the grief New Hampshire senator Kelly Ayotte is reportedly getting for her vote against a bipartisan compromise on background checks for gun purchasers.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will headline a fund-raising dinner for the New York Republican Party on May 29, according to an invitation making the rounds.
Police at the U.S. Capitol are investigating a suspicious substance discovered in the Washington office of Rep. Gregory Meeks.
A spokesman for Meeks, Candace Sandy, confirmed the investigation in a phone call.
During an impromptu update on his work in Washington on Sunday afternoon, Sen. Chuck Schumer recounted a recent conversation with Roger Ailes about immigration reform.
After a tough loss in the Senate earlier this month, West Virginia senator Joe Manchin said on Sunday morning that he "absolutely" plans to bring his background check compromise back to the floor for another vote.