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Republicans Gain New Benefactors

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

A group of four Democratic state senators in New York plan to form a coalition to give control of the state Senate to Republicans, just weeks after De...

WATCH: Bloomberg For President In 2016?

Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

Will Michael Bloomberg, whose third term as mayor of New York City ends in 2013, run for president in 2016? Hizzoner has repeatedly denied having ...

Republicans See New State Gains

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Republicans will retain their hold on a branch of the New Hampshire state government, while seeing their chances for a similar retention in New York g...

John Celock

Republicans In North Dakota: We 'Make Decisions Of The Future Of This State' | John Celock | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Dakota Republicans have sent mail to voters in legislative districts across the eastern part of the state saying that only Republi...

Surprising New Front In Birther Battle

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Two women are saying that cars they rented from a Thrifty car rental franchise at the Buffalo, N.Y., airport had birther movement bumper stickers plac...

John Celock

Tax Returns, Medicare Dominate Upstate New York Congressional Debate | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The future of Medicare and how the Republican Ryan budget would affect it took center stage Wednesday night as the two candidates for a competitive we...

Setting an Example

Tom Allon | Posted 12.24.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

As a society we cannot allow ourselves to become anesthetized to what is right and wrong. More importantly, anyone running for public office should ask themselves: Am I qualified to hold the public's trust?

Democrat To Campaign In Florida For Romney

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With attention on Florida for Monday night's presidential debate, campaign surrogates are stumping for their party's candidate. But an e...

Congressman Joins Dance Craze

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) is the latest politician to dance his way into a pop culture craze. Lewis, a civil rights-era veteran, is shown dancing Ga...

The Hottest Race for the NY State Senate: George Latimer vs. Bob Cohen

David A. Singer | Posted 12.18.2012 | New York
David A. Singer

All eyes are on this race -- and all expect the fur and mud to fly. A series of debates are slated to be held over the next couple of weeks. Expect another nail biter on November 6.

Walker's New Koch Connection

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is slated to be the "special guest" at a New York Republican Party fundraiser co-hosted by billionaire David Koch next...

Your Photos Of New York State: The People

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

To mark last night's presidential debate in Hempstead, New York, we asked HuffPost readers throughout New York to send us some pictures of the Empire ...

John Celock

HuffPost Readers Weigh In On Debate | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The debate is over and HuffPost readers have spoken. We spent the evening asking debate watchers for their opinions –- in real time -- and we’ve g...

Fracking, Developers And Acid Rain: New York Readers Share Their Concerns

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

As part of today's series on New York State, we're asking readers which issues they're concerned about in their communities. We're hearing a wide vari...

Your Photos Of New York State: The Outdoors

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

The second presidential debate is happening tonight in Hempstead, N.Y. To mark the occasion -- and because we got so many amazing photos for our Kentu...

WATCH: 22-Year-Old Orthodox Jew Running For NY Senate Brings Elephant To Fundraiser

Posted 10.16.2012 | New York

Despite not being familiar with Governor Cuomo and other prominent New York politicians, it appears as though 22-year-old Mindy Meyer is continuing he...

Bloomberg Donates $250,000 To Support Legalizing Gay Marriage At The Ballot

Posted 10.12.2012 | New York

New York City Mayor Bloomberg has donated $250,000 to help uphold a same-sex marriage bill passed earlier this year in Maryland. The New York Time...

New York's Dance, Dance Revolution

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Control of the New York State Senate could come down to who has the best dance video. Justin Wagner, a Democrat challenging state Sen. Greg Ball (R...

Tea Party Favorite Flip-Flops

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

A New York state senator elected with Tea Party support reversed himself and supported a minimum wage hike on Wednesday, less than a week after he sai...

Former Governor, Wife Split

Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Former Gov. David Paterson (D-N.Y.) and his wife have separated, a Paterson spokesman confirmed Saturday to the New York Post and the Daily News. ...

Rupert Murdoch's Big Oops

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch is saying he accidentally joined a political party his own newspaper described as "cult-like" and run by "a se...

Some Numbers Don't Lie

Tom Allon | Posted 11.24.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

As we know, elected leaders spin numbers and statistics when they can to make themselves look good or to advance their causes. But some numbers tell the real truth.

Cuomo's Presidential Ambitions Meet Clinton Roadblock | Posted 11.22.2012 | New York

Since taking office last year, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has done many things well, positioning himself for a possible presidential run. He has challeng...

Republican: Romney 47-Percent Comment Wrongly Worded

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate nominee, Wendy Long, told a state political news radio show Tuesday that Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comments could have been wo...

WATCH: Obama And Romney Impersonators Square Off In NYC

| Posted 09.18.2012 | New York

By Andrea Swalec, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MANHATTAN — As the real Barack Obama swept through the city for another fundraiser, a new web video p...