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New York governor says America 'was never that great,' drawing gasps

August 16, 2018 05:43 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 05:44 pm

President Donald Trump's political knack, such as it exists, is his ability to make his opponents overreach - to dangle bait in front of them and hope they take it.

New York congressman facing insider trading charges abandons re-election bid

August 13, 2018 11:04 am Updated: August 13, 2018 11:05 am

Indicted Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., announced Saturday that he will not run for reelection this fall as he battles federal charges for insider trading.

A Democrat was passing out fliers on a city sidewalk. A Trump supporter called police.

August 13, 2018 11:03 am Updated: August 13, 2018 11:04 am

The fliers passed out by a New York state senator spoke of uniting Democrats and resisting President Donald Trump - a common strategy used to solidify the "blue" voting base before the midterms.

New York City Council passes cap on Uber and Lyft

August 10, 2018 03:27 pm Updated: August 10, 2018 03:28 pm

The New York City Council on Wednesday passed a cap on Uber, Lyft and other for-hire vehicles in the city along with a minimum wage for drivers, becoming the first city in the nation to impose such sweeping measures to offset the growth of the rid

Republican congressman from New York charged with insider trading

August 8, 2018 11:32 am Updated: August 8, 2018 11:32 am

WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors charged Rep. Christopher Collins, R-N.Y., one of President Donald Trump's earliest congressional supporters, with insider trading on Wednesday.

New York set to impose a cap on rideshare licenses

August 6, 2018 11:54 am Updated: August 6, 2018 11:54 am

New York's city council is poised to approve a one-year cap on new licenses for Uber Technologies and other ride-sharing vehicles as part of a sweeping package of regulations intended to reduce traffic and halt the downward slide in drivers' pay.

Democrat Accuses Charter Spectrum of Censoring Political Ad

August 6, 2018 11:49 am Updated: August 6, 2018 11:52 am

A Democratic candidate for Congress in Central New York, Anthony Brindisi, accused Charter Spectrum, the national cable company, of trying to “censor” his campaign by refusing to air a television ad that criticizes the company’s record — along wit