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  • chris christie
  • Gov. Chris Christie was "nervous" about the possibility more of his aides were involved in a politically motivated traffic jam scandal, according to interview notes released Monday by lawyers the governor's office hired to conduct an internal investigation.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • Joining us is Vanessa Fontaine, the mother of autistic teenager Avonte Oquendo, who disappeared from his Queens school.
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up close, politics & elections, diana williams
  • new york city mayor bill de blasio
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio is marking his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City's inequality gap.
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new york city politics, bill de blasio, new york city news, politics & elections
  • ted kennedy jr
  • Two people briefed on the decision said Monday the son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts will announce Tuesday evening he intends to seek the Democratic nomination for the 12th Senatorial District.
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connecticut politics, politics & elections
  • A new poll shows nearly half of respondents approved of the job New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing.
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new york city politics, bill de blasio, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • A New Jersey legislative committee investigating politically motivated traffic jams created by aides to Gov. Chris Christie is set to meet Tuesday to consider issuing more subpoenas.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well.
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washington politics, congress, unemployment, politics & elections
  • New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is among 10 senators seeking new federal funding to battle campus sexual assaults.
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new york state politics, politics & elections
  • new york emergency vehicle license plates
  • New York will soon begin issuing red-and-white license plates to state and local emergency response vehicles.
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new york state politics, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Donors have given $33 million to the Republican Governors Association since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took the helm late last year.
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chris christie, politics & elections
  • charles schumer electricity rates
  • The New York Democrat says Wednesday that he's urging the Federal Trade Commission to look at whether utility prices have been artificially inflated.
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washington politics, charles schumer, electricity, politics & elections
  • donald trump gun rally
  • Thousands of gun rights supporters rallied outside New York's Capitol Tuesday to call for the repeal of gun control measures championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which they intend to use as a rallying cry in the fall elections.
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new york state politics, albany, donald trump, gun control, politics & elections
  • bill de blasio
  • The mayor's only been in office three months, but his poll numbers are dismal and the governor really did wallop him on charter schools.
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new york city politics, bill de blasio, politics & elections, dave evans
  • Mocking his critics, President Obama boasted Tuesday that 7.1 million people have signed up for his health care law.
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barack obama, health care reform, politics & elections
  • gov chris christie and former gov brendan byrne
  • They're throwing a 90th birthday for former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne.
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new jersey politics, politics & elections
  • The New York Legislature on Monday passed a $140 billion election-year budget that will expand pre-kindergarten statewide and provide tax relief to homeowners and corporations.
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new york state politics, politics & elections
  • rob astorino
  • Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he will pull his children from New York's Common Core tests this week.
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new york state politics, politics & elections
  • catskills casino
  • The state Gaming Commission's Facility Location Board is putting out requests for applications Monday for casinos in the Albany area, the Catskills and the Southern Tier.
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new york state politics, politics & elections
  • connecticut new gun laws take effect
  • Connecticut State Police are reminding firearms owners that state regulations on long guns will change Tuesday.
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connecticut politics, connecticut news, connecticut, gun control, gun, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • A New Jersey lawmaker will seek subpoenas for records from the internal review that cleared Governor Christie in the Bridgegate plot.
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  • william bratton
  • This week, Diana Williams has an exclusive interview with New York City's new Police Commissioner, William Bratton.
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up close, william bratton, politics & elections, diana williams
  • Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's challenges abroad, emphasizing their support for Israel as they courted powerful Jewish donors.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Christie announced during the press conference that Port Authority head David Samson has resigned effective immediately.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • president obama
  • The two world leaders spoke during an hour-long phone call initiated by Putin on Friday.
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barack obama, russia, vladimir putin, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • A law firm hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that the governor was not involved in a plot to create gridlock near a major bridge as part of a political retribution scheme.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • President Obama sits down with Pope Francis
  • Face to face for the first time, President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on their mutual respect.
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barack obama, pope francis, italy, politics & elections
  • president obama
  • President Obama's blunt comment about his worries about a nuclear attack in Manhattan is continuing to get a lot of attention.
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barack obama, manhattan news, terrorism, terror threat, nuclear, politics & elections, dave evans
  • Trying to avoid sending thousands away empty-handed, the Obama administration has announced that people who started applying for health insurance but aren't able to finish before the March 31 enrollment deadline will get extra time.
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barack obama, health care reform, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Gov. Chris Christie is returning to a Jersey Shore town whose boardwalk was washed away by Superstorm Sandy.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • A bill pushed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to increase Connecticut's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017 has cleared a key legislative hurdle.
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connecticut politics, politics & elections
  • supreme court
  • Supreme Court justices are weighing whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law that requires coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.
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supreme court, politics & elections
  • president obama
  • The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls.
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barack obama, nsa, politics & elections
  • New push to legalize marijuana in New Jersey
  • A New Jersey lawmaker wants to legalize marijuana, tax it and use the revenue to pay to fix the state's roads and bridges.
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new jersey politics, new jersey, new jersey news, marijuana, politics & elections
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio, the unabashedly liberal leader of the nation's most populous city, was portrayed Saturday in the first act of the annual Inner Circle show as a steal-from-the-rich Robin Hood - but elicited big laughs in his rebuttal performance by poking fun of his own shortcomings with the help of some celebrity guests.
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new york city politics, bill de blasio, politics & elections
  • U.S. Senator from Connecticut Chris Murphy joins us to discuss the events in Ukraine and its southern peninsula, Crimea.
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up close, politics & elections, diana williams
  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce the appointment of a longtime planning official as the city's new parks commissioner.
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new york city politics, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Asked for the first time at a town hall meeting about the political payback scandal that's ensnared his administration, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that the aide he fired for lying about her involvement would have been dismissed even if she'd told the truth.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • The New York Senate rejected a bill Monday that would open up state tuition assistance to students in the country illegally, dashing long-held hopes of immigration advocates and prompting finger-pointing among rival Democrats.
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new york state politics, politics & elections
  • david samson chris christie
  • More than two dozen people demanded the resignation of Chairman David Samson, saying he should have recused himself from Port Authority deals that benefitted his law firm.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • A new poll says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating has fallen over the last two months.
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new york city politics, bill de blasio, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Gov. Chris Christie's campaign manager was kept informed of complaints over traffic backups near the George Washington Bridge even while lanes remained blocked, according to emails released Monday about the apparent political payback plot orchestrated by the governor's aides.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • The New Jersey Assembly special investigative committee has issued 20 subpoenas in the BridgeGate probe.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Meanwhile, 17 other people and three organizations are being issued subpoenas as lawmakers try to learn exactly how the September lane closures on an approach to the George Washington Bridge from the community of Fort Lee happened and why.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • gov.c hristie
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leaving behind a political scandal back home and raising money for fellow Republicans in Florida this weekend.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • Two public opinion polls show that allegations of political payback involving Gov. Chris Christie's aides are taking a toll on his popularity and could hurt his national political ambitions.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it won't pay the legal bills of a former executive accused in BridgeGate.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • bridget kelly
  • A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie is invoking her right not to incriminate herself and refusing to cooperate with a subpoena from a legislative committee looking into a political retribution scandal.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • gov.c hristie
  • Gov. Chris Christie on Monday said that his office is cooperating with a subpoena from federal authorities investigating whether any laws were broken when lanes near a New Jersey bridge were apparently closed for political retribution.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • New Jersey's largest newspaper says it now regrets endorsing Republican Gov. Chris Christie for re-election.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections
  • chris christie
  • New Jersey campaign finance regulators on Tuesday gave Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign permission to resume raising money and spend it on legal fees stemming from two investigations into a political retribution scandal.
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new jersey politics, chris christie, george washington bridge, fort lee, new jersey, new jersey news, david wildstein, bridget anne kelly, port authority, mark sokolich, bridgegate, politics & elections