Politics

NYS Legislature
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April 03, 2020 - 6:22 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York lawmakers on Thursday delayed immediate decisions on how to find $10 billion in potential spending cuts in an elastic state budget aimed at keeping state government running amid a crisis brought on by a virus outbreak that has hammered New York City and upended the...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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April 01, 2020 - 9:07 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York lawmakers were preparing Wednesday to work late into the night to pass a budget that is expected to slash school aid as the coronavirus outbreak roils the state's economy.
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Andrew Cuomo
Governor Andrew Cuomo/AP Photo
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March 31, 2020 - 9:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — As New York navigates the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers are trying to find their way forward on a state budget despite uncertainty about the size of the financial toll the outbreak will take. The governor, a Democrat, has suggested lawmakers could pass...
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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders
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March 16, 2020 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in the Democratic debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic, uniting in their criticism of President Donald Trump's response to the fast-moving coronavirus but...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a primary election night rally, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Eastern Market in Detroit. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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March 05, 2020 - 10:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren ends Democratic presidential bid after disappointing Super Tuesday finish.
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Joe Biden
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March 03, 2020 - 11:13 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Bernie Sanders seized victory in Super Tuesday’s biggest prize, California, while a resurgent Joe Biden scored wins in the upper Midwest and African American strongholds in the South, in a dramatic offensive. The two Democrats, lifelong politicians with starkly different...
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Super Tuesday
Super Tuesday
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March 03, 2020 - 8:19 pm
Follow the projected winners of Super Tuesday
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Amy Klobuchar
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March 02, 2020 - 1:50 pm
DALLAS, TX (WBEN/AP) - Amy Klobuchar is ending her Democratic presidential campaign and is set to endorse Joe Biden.
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Pete Buttigieg
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March 01, 2020 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — AP sources: Pete Buttigieg ending his race for Democratic presidential nomination.
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Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump/AP Photo
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February 27, 2020 - 3:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York’s governor says he believes President Donald Trump is punishing his home state for being too liberal. In the past few weeks, New York has come out on the losing end on a series of federal acts. Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security barred New...
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