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Teachout teaches civics

Teachout teaches civics

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NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

We discuss Cuomo, Trump, and 2020.

Bartoletti looks back at Capitol years

Bartoletti looks back at Capitol years

LOWV stalwart is retiring.

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Owens talks record and 21st congressional district race

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Rep. Bill Owens discusses the upcoming congressional race and challenges his district faces.

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Cuomo takes back seat at national convention

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is one of many New York politicians who have chosen to scale back their participation in the national Democratic convention in North Carolina.

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Cuomo to focus on gun control in the future

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Governor Cuomo says curbing gun violence will be a priority in the next legislative session.

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Senator to introduce new gun laws

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In the wake of increased gun violence in New York and two mass shootings in the nation in the last few weeks, a State Senator is proposing stricter gun laws that he says could give New York the toughest gun laws in the country.

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Russian and US students study cyber threats together at UAlbany

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A bill to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity laws stalled in Congress this week, but the issue remains a top priority for policy makers and business leaders around the globe.

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NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman cracks down on drugs

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Screening of pro-fracking 'Truthland' turns hostile

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A recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University shows New York residents are evenly split on the issue of hydrofracking.

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Assistant AG Richard Schwartz killed in severe storms

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office today announced the death of longtime Assistant AG Richard Schwartz, who was killed Thursday night in Brooklyn during the severe storm.

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