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Politics and Elections

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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NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman cracks down on drugs

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on I-STOP initiative & 'designer' drug crackdown.

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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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Reich: Romney an ‘ironic’ choice

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There’s no question the economy will be the biggest issue for Americans as we approach the November presidential election.

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Jay continues to struggle after Tropical Storm Irene

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Tropical Storm Irene happened almost a year ago, but the remnants still remain in one Adirondack town.

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Senate Democrats encouraged by poll

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A new poll offers some hope to Senate Democrats who are trying retake the Senate after losing to Republicans two years ago, but the GOP says they are far from worried.

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Cuomo to press for campaign finance reform

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Governor Cuomo says he’s starting a new effort to push campaign finance reform in New York’s elections.

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