May 14th, 2014
04:55 PM ET
2 months ago

Obama to GOP: Tear down this bridge, and pay for a new one

Tarrytown, New York (CNN) - Saying that rebuilding America "shouldn't be a partisan issue," President Obama tackled the dense issue of federal infrastructure spending Wednesday. He called on Republicans in Congress to "not fight on something we all know makes sense."

Obama took Republicans to task several times for not approving funds that would replenish the nation's Highway Trust Fund, which could run out of money late this summer.

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Filed under: New York • President Obama
GOP sources: Republicans considering withdrawing support for Grimm re-election
April 29th, 2014
01:45 PM ET
3 months ago

GOP sources: Republicans considering withdrawing support for Grimm re-election

Washington (CNN) – Republican Party leaders are considering withdrawing financial and strategic support for Rep. Michael Grimm's re-election bid, GOP sources familiar with the discussions told CNN.

Grimm, a two-term Republican representing New York's 11th Congressional District, is the only GOP congressman from New York City and even before he was indicted Monday on 20 counts of fraud, he was facing a tough campaign to win a third term.

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Filed under: 2014 • Congress • Michael Grimm • New York • Republican Party
April 28th, 2014
12:05 PM ET
3 months ago

Grimm arrest makes re-election tougher

Updated at 4:00pm ET, 4/28/2014

(CNN) - He already faced a tough re-election this year, but things are now even tougher for Republican Rep. Michael Grimm. And national Democrats are pouncing.

The two-term Republican, who represents New York's 11th Congressional District, entered a not guilty plea Monday in federal court in Brooklyn to various charges that include mail fraud and hiring undocumented workers, according to an unsealed indictment.

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Rick Perry challenges Andrew Cuomo to debate
April 22nd, 2014
02:07 PM ET
3 months ago

Rick Perry challenges Andrew Cuomo to debate

(CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who openly competes with other governors by trying to lure businesses to the Lone Star State, is now taking his strategy one step further.

He's challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, to a debate on economic policy. Perry's office said he issued the challenge on Albany's Talk 1300 news radio.

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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • New York • Rick Perry • Texas
April 17th, 2014
04:37 PM ET
3 months ago

Chelsea Clinton announces she's pregnant with first child

(CNN) – Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is expecting her first child.

The only daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton made the announcement while sharing the stage with her mother at a women's event in New York.

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Filed under: Chelsea Clinton • New York
April 11th, 2014
10:43 AM ET
4 months ago

Obama says voter rights threatened from ID laws

Updated 4:41 p.m. ET, 4/11/2014

New York (CNN) – If President Barack Obama's remarks Thursday at Lyndon Johnson's presidential library were meant to honor the legacy of the civil rights movement, Friday's speech to a rights group in New York focused on an area where activists say work remains in achieving racial equality.

Obama addressed voting rights as part of his speech to Al Sharpton's National Action Network, continuing the White House's effort to spotlight Republican-backed measures they say place undue hardships on voting for minorities, students and immigrants.

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Filed under: Al Sharpton • New York • President Obama
Clinton reflects on goals in New York speech
April 3rd, 2014
05:00 PM ET
4 months ago

Clinton reflects on goals in New York speech

New York (CNN) - Hillary Clinton said she worked to expand the United States' international reach and reputation during her tenure at the State Department, as she reflected on her time leading the agency during a Thursday speech.

While Clinton spoke admiringly of President George W. Bush's PEPFAR program to combat the AIDS virus in Africa, she said part of her mission at State had been to restore prominence to agencies like the U.S. Agency for International Development, which promotes health and economic development abroad.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • New York
New Yorkers to de Blasio: Keep the horses
March 19th, 2014
01:17 PM ET
4 months ago

New Yorkers to de Blasio: Keep the horses

(CNN) - Most New Yorkers apparently don't agree with their new mayor's push to ban horse-drawn carriages from the city.

And a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday also indicates that most New York City voters don't favor Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to pay for universal pre-kindergarten.

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Filed under: Bill de Blasio • New York
Hillary Clinton to appear at star-studded women’s summit
March 10th, 2014
12:38 PM ET
5 months ago

Hillary Clinton to appear at star-studded women’s summit

Updated 1:54 p.m. ET, 3/10/2014

Washington (CNN) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will continue her focus on women’s rights when she appears at the fifth annual Women in the World Summit next month.

Clinton will share the stage with Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, at the event hosted by Tina Brown, the former editor of Newsweek.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • New York
2016 polls: Clinton tops Christie in three major states
March 4th, 2014
08:51 AM ET
5 months ago

2016 polls: Clinton tops Christie in three major states

(CNN) - Hillary Clinton tops Chris Christie, Rand Paul and Paul Ryan in hypothetical showdowns in three states, according to new multi-state survey.

And a majority of voters questioned the polls by Roanoke College in Virginia, Rutgers-Eagleton in New Jersey and Siena College in New York state, say they have a favorable view of the former secretary of state and name her most often as the one eligible person that they'd most like to see as the next president.

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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • Hillary Clinton • New Jersey • New York • Paul Ryan • Polls • Rand Paul • Virginia
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