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  • Why Congress can’t manage to get anything done

    Sun 8:48pm By Jay Cost
    Congress is a national embarrassment. Beset by gridlock and petty partisanship, it struggles to do even the simplest tasks. Just last week, for instance, the Senate was at a logjam over whether to approve Jim Bridenstine, President Trump’s selection to head…
  • Yes, taxpayer money is going to fund WFP activism

    Fri 8:16pm By Seth Barron
    After the Working Families Party endorsed Cynthia Nixon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is said to have threatened the funding of nonprofit groups allied with his political enemy. According to WFP leader Bill Lipton, Cuomo told labor leaders they could “lose his…
  • Dems’ Stormy Daniels problem and other comments

    Fri 4:25pm By Post Editorial Board
    Political scribe: Dems’ Stormy Daniels Problem James Comey, Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen “represent an inescapable threat to Republicans” come November’s midterm elections, suggests Ronald Brownstein at The Atlantic. But they also “pose a…
  • Democratic campaign worker accused of posting anti-cop tweets

    Thu 2:00pm By Kirstan Conley
    GOP state Senate candidate Julie Killian charged today that a campaign worker for her Democratic rival, Shelley Mayer, posted vile and hateful tweets about cops. It’s unclear what sparked Alex Acaro’s vitriol, but he took aim at the White Plains and…
  • Nixon torches ‘the bad Cuomo’ in fiery ‘Late Show’ appearance

    Thu 10:47am By Tamar Lapin
    Cynthia Nixon took a “Late Show” appearance as an opportunity to deliver a series of jabs against her Democratic primary opponent, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “I would rather be the good Nixon than the bad Cuomo,” she told host Stephen Colbert of her…
  • Prostitutes claim Dennis Hof assaulted them at his brothels

    Thu 10:05am By Joshua Rhett Miller
    Brothel owner Dennis Hof sexually assaulted two prostitutes in Nevada nearly a decade ago, including one woman he allegedly “raped and battered daily,” according to the women and a new police report. Hof, 71, denies the allegations that were detailed in a…
  • Another sign Eric Holder might run for president

    Wed 2:19pm By Bob Fredericks
    Ex-Attorney General Eric Holder will speak at the annual New Hampshire “Politics & Eggs” breakfast hosted by Saint Anselm College and the New England Council, according to a report Wednesday. Holder said again this week that he was still considering a run…
  • Cuomo grants parolees the right to vote

    Wed 12:25pm By Carl Campanile
    Appealing to his left flank, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday that he’s signed an executive order to give convicted felons on parole the right to vote. “In this state, when you’re released from prison and you’re on parole, you still don’t have the…
  • Scenes from the New York ‘progressive purity’ circus

    Apr 17, 2018, 6:33 pm By Post Editorial Board
    If nothing else, the battle for progressive purity in this year’s race for governor is quite the circus. As he faces a primary challenge from Mayor Bill de Blasio ally Cynthia Nixon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has suddenly claimed to be in “lockstep” with Sen.…
  • Working Families Party head: We aren’t going to allow GOP to win

    Apr 17, 2018, 3:22 pm By Shari Logan, Carl Campanile
    The head of the Working Families Party insisted Tuesday that his left-leaning third party won’t play spoiler and help Republicans win the governor’s office in November. The party has endorsed actress Cynthia Nixon and her name would appear on its ballot…
  • Nixon has Cuomo scrambling on all fronts

    Apr 13, 2018, 8:15 pm By Post Editorial Board
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to rush left, driven by the “Nixon Effect” — even though Cynthia Nixon trails him by more than 40 points in the polls. The latest: Just days after the challenger came out in favor of full pot legalization, longtime legal-MJ…
  • White state House candidate: I’m a member of African-American community

    Apr 11, 2018, 4:04 pm By Joshua Rhett Miller
    A white state House candidate in North Carolina is taking some heat after saying he was already a “member of the African-American community” when asked how he would promote diversity as a lawmaker. Gary Shipman, an attorney, told a crowd in Wilmington on…
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott announces run for Senate

    Apr 9, 2018, 7:53 am By Associated Press
    Calling Washington “horribly dysfunctional,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott will challenge US Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly watched races in the nation. The Republican governor will formally announce his…
  • Chinese sperm bank only wants donors who are loyal to Communism

    Apr 7, 2018, 1:08 am By Reuters
    BEIJING — A sperm bank in Beijing has set strict criteria for would-be donors, including a requirement that they are loyal to China’s ruling Communist Party. The state-run Peking University Third Hospital, according to a post on its Wechat account, has…
  • Councilwoman charged after mocking girl’s Trump shirt

    Apr 6, 2018, 8:46 pm By Jackie Salo
    A councilwoman in Texas is accused of mocking and shouting expletives at a group of teen girls because one of them was wearing a Trump shirt. Kellye Burke, a West University Place councilwoman, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday for the cookie shop…
  • Schneiderman blasts Board of Elections for weakening role of enforcement officer

    Apr 6, 2018, 2:37 pm By Kirstan Conley
    State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is criticizing the state Board of Elections for trying to roll back the power of its chief enforcement officer. Changes proposed Thursday would weaken Risa Sugarman’s power to investigate and charge candidates and…