| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:27 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A major push is on to move New York City's electrical infrastructure to higher ground or upper floors after Superstorm Sandy sent seawater pouring into low-lying substations and skyscraper basements and plunged half of Manhattan into...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:38 PM
Soon after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party’s nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:48 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Key measures of New York's tough new gun law kicked in Monday, with owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons required to start registering the firearms and new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines....
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Former Gov. Ed Rendell, whose Democratic Party usually comes down on the side of protecting the environment, once called New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "crazy" for backing a moratorium on gas drilling until environmental concerns could be resolved.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest
April 4-15, hjff.org.
Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:57 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — For the politically ambitious, running as a Republican is sometimes the best way a Democrat can increase his electoral odds in New York City's crowded mayoral race. Now, a federal prosecutor says one Democratic state lawmaker went...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:51 PM
National Rifle Association President David Keene is unhappy about the gun-control measures passed Wednesday in by the House of Delegates in Maryland.
“I’m a Maryland resident, so I’m not very enthused by the way Gov. (Martin) O’...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
From Colorado to Connecticut, a handful of very different states have advanced new gun control laws over opposition that has made such legislation a struggle nationally and a non-starter in most legislatures.
How did they do it?
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage.
Clinton’s announcement –...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:20 AM
When the president of Ohio's state school board posted her opposition to gun control, she used a powerful symbol to make her point: a picture of Adolf Hitler. When a well-known conservative commentator decried efforts to restrict guns, he argued that if...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:19 PM
While most of us face uncertainty with the rollout of healthcare reform, some insurance companies in California have been feeling their oats lately. Here's how they're responding to Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones' warnings that their latest rate...