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De Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl’s final face off is at the polls

It all comes down to today. After leading the polls for the past several months, will Mayor Bill de Blasio get a second term in office or will New Yorkers opt for Staten Island Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis or former NYPD detective and independent Bo Dietl? While we can only...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00am

Terrorism, pay-for-play key topics of final mayoral debate

Taking place the day after a man drove a rented truck down a Manhattan bike path, killing eight and injuring 12 others, the final mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio, Nicole Malliotakis and Bo Dietl kicked off on the topic of terrorism. The key points were police surveillance of Muslim New...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:27am

Everything you need to know to register to vote in NYC

Now is the time to register to vote in NYC if you haven’t done so already. There’s an election coming up, people! Yes, really, and judging by the sub-par turnout for the primary in September, it seems like most people forgot. (Although how you could with people shoving fliers at you...

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:05am

Why mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin is homeless this week

“I’m tired,” mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin said. The Democrat, who is running on the Smart Cities ballot, is one day into living seven days as a homeless New Yorker to raise awareness for the issue and highlight his plans to combat it. “Yesterday, I could walk into a...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 1:48pm

A primer for Tuesday’s primary election

Unhappy with the way New York City is being run? You’ll get your first of two chances to vote for change during the primary election on Tuesday. In this election, voters choose their party’s nominees for the general election on Nov. 7. This year’s big-ticket race is for the...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:44pm

POLL: Did Ivanka Trump give her daddy a lap dance?

Ever since Donald Trump said if Ivanka Trump weren't his daughter, he'd date her, "would he or wouldn't he" rumors have swirled around the business mogul. But the daddy issues controversy predates that 2006 remark thanks to a photo that some say depicts Ivanka, Trump's...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 2:17pm

First Dem mayoral debate ‘did not change much,’ expert says

Verbal fisticuffs were at center stage Wednesday night when incumbent Bill de Blasio faced lawyer and former City Councilman Sal Albanese in their first Democratic mayoral debate. “As expected, last night's debate did not change much in terms of electoral prospects,” said Joseph P...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:44am

Democrats Albanese and de Blasio face off in first debate

Though there are several Democrats vying to be the next mayor of New York City, just two will face off tonight at the first Democratic mayoral debate. Incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio will debate lawyer and former City Councilman Sal Albanese Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Symphony Space on the Upper West...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:37pm

Half of Republicans support postponing 2020 election if Trump asked: Poll

More than half of Republicans would support postponing the 2020 presidential election if President Trump requested it to ensure there was no voter fraud, according to a poll published in the Washington Post on Thursday morning. About as many people freaked the hell out about that, according to a...

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:21am

Trump accuses Hillary Clinton, Democratic Party of conspiring against BernieSanders

President Trump on Sunday accused former opponent Hillary Clinton of colluding with the Democratic Party to defeat Bernie Sanders in the primary. “Hillary Clinton colluded with the Democratic Party in order to beat Crazy Bernie Sanders. Is she allowed to so collude? Unfair to Bernie!”...

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 9:34pm

Supreme Court to decide if gerrymandering is unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a particular political party, known as gerrymandering, are acceptable under the Constitution in a case that could have huge consequences for American elections. The justices will take up Wisconsin...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:23pm

N.J. voters to pick candidates for governor to succeed Christie

New Jersey voters went to the polls on Tuesday to choose their parties' nominees to succeed two-term Governor Chris Christie, a once-rising Republican star whose popularity has plummeted in recent years. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno leads a pack of five Republican candidates in Tuesday...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:36pm

The Foreman Forecast: Don’t blame me

It was the media. It was the FBI. It was misogyny, the Democratic National Committee – heck, throw in the “vast right wing conspiracy” if you wish. Hillary Clinton is speaking up a lot lately about losing to Donald Trump last fall, and while she is slamming others as fast as she...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 5:03am

Why Trump's supporters don't matter anymore

Approaching the 100-day mark, Donald Trump's administration has struggled to accomplish anything meaningful, other than outraging huge swaths of the electorate, spawning an instant-classic "SNL" sketch and horrifying most of the Western world. So the results of a new Washington Post/...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:31pm

Donald Trump's looks might have made him president, professors suggest

Despite all his fame and fortune, Donald Trump's secret to political success might actually be his looks — or at least that's a conclusion drawn by two university professors.Conservative voters in the U.S., Australia and Europe value good looks in political candidates more than their liberal...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:01pm

Ex-NYPD detective, de Blasio critic announces mayoral run

The New York City mayoral race is getting a little more crowded.Former NYPD detective and frequent Fox News guest Bo Dietl is set to formally announced his candidacy at City Hall on Tuesday afternoon, according to his campaign’s Facebook page.He plans to run as an independent with a campaign...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:59am

Ryan Owens' widow sobs as she's recognized during Trump's joint address

President Donald Trump honored the widow of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens Tuesday during his joint address to Congress.Seated next to First Daughter Ivanka, Carryn Owens fought back tears as the president said,“we are blessed to be joined by Carryn Owens, widow of US Navy Special Operator, Senior...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 10:42pm

Why were women wearing white at Trump's address?

Giving a nod to women's suffrage, Democratic womendressed in white dotted the crowd tonight the nation watched President Donald Trump delivered his first address to to a joint session of the Congress Tuesday."Tonight, our Democratic #WomenWearWhite in support of women's rights -- in spite of a @...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:16pm

State should cover early voting costs: Auditor

Massachusetts cities and towns spent an estimated $720,000 to comply with the state’s new early voting law, and the state auditor says the government should be on the hook for the tab.When Massachusetts introduced early voting for the November general election, the state required all cities and...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 5:24pm

Could Warren defeat Trump in 2020?

It is less than a month into President Donald Trump's first term, and Democrats are already losing the race against him in 2020.According to the latest Politico/Morning Consult poll, Democrats don't stand a chance against the incumbent in three years if Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren leads...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:43am