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Poll shows Con Con sinking

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A new poll finds that the ballot question on whether to hold a constitutional convention in New York has become widely unpopular with voters.

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Democrats heartened by wins

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Democrats in New York are heartened by what they call a “blue wave” in this week’s election results in the state and the nation.

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Reformers plan next steps after con-con fails

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Supporters of holding a Constitutional Convention to fix problems in state government say they are disappointed with the resounding defeat of the measure in Tuesday’s voting, but they say they are not giving up.

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Propositions Two and Three on Tuesday's ballot face little opposition

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Proposition One on New York’s ballot, which asks voter whether there should be a Constitutional Convention, is getting a lot of attention, with TV ads and social media posts. But there are two other proposals for voters to consider.

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Choosing to hold a constitutional convention is an option on Tuesday's ballot

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It appears opponents of holding a state constitutional convention have the momentum as Election Day approaches. They’ve spent more money than supporters, and a recent poll shows the public is leaning against it. But backers are not giving up just yet.

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A look at Proposal 3

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Land bank amendment on 2017 ballot.

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GOP Chair optimistic on 2018 governor's race

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Republicans in the state of New York met for a planning session in Albany on Tuesday in advance of the 2018 campaigns, which will begin shortly.

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State Board of Elections decision to hand over voter data to Trump Administration sparks anger

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The state Board of Elections quietly voted this week to turn over some data on New York’s voters to a Trump Administration panel looking at whether there was mass voter fraud in the 2016 Presidential election.

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NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

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We discuss Cuomo, Trump, and 2020.

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1982 Democratic primary: Koch-Cuomo III

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This week on New York NOW we take a look back at one of the most entertaining political battles of the 20th Century.

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Supporters want Constitutional Convention question on front of ballots

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Supporters of a constitutional convention in New York say the amendment deserves prominent placement on the November ballot.

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Interview: Wall Street trader-turned-journalist on rural America's support for Trump

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Discusses cross-country trip through downtrodden towns.

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Blake on DNC run; Working for Obama

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Bronx politician looking for DNC Vice-Chair spot.

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Flanagan for governor?

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Senate Majority Leader addresses speculation; talks budget.

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Moreland hearing focuses on more alleged corruption

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The second public hearing held by Governor Cuomo’s commission to probe public corruption featured testimony from long time government reform groups.

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