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Endorse This: Peter King On Ted Cruz: ‘I’ll Take Cyanide If He Wins The Nomination’

King said later in the same Morning Joe interview that he wasn’t endorsing John Kasich because he wanted “to keep my powder dry” for a convention endorsement.

April 20, 2016

Clinton Wins Big Victory In New York, Denting Sanders’ Chances

Most New York Democrats signaled they would support the nominee even if it is not the candidate they voted for Tuesday.

April 20, 2016
A demonstrator dressed as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump protests outside the Trump Tower building in midtown Manhattan in New York March 19, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Who Are The 3.2 Million New Yorkers Who Can’t Vote Today?

Millions of New Yorkers will be unable to take part in today’s voting: aside from the scores of independent voters who are ineligible to take part in closed party primaries, in which only party members can vote, many thousands more have reportedly discovered recently that their voter registrations had been changed.

April 19, 2016
Bernie Sanders’s gun position

Bernie’s Gun Record Won’t Help Him In New York

Last week, a Superior Court judge in Connecticut denied a motion by lawyers for Bushmaster Fire Arms International, the rifle’s manufacturer, to dismiss the law suit, allowing the litigation to continue.

April 19, 2016
Brooklyn Working Families Party

Why Young Voters Are Flocking To Sanders And Older Ones To Clinton

At Bernie Sanders’ rally in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, thousands of supporters, most of them young, gathered Sunday for what seemed more like a concert than a campaign stop. On Monday, Hillary Clinton brought her supporters together in a midtown Manhattan hotel where there was one distinct difference besides the absence of a band named Grizzly Bear: the age of many of those in attendance.

April 19, 2016

Endorse This: Trump Remembers ‘7/11’

Neither Trump nor his audience batted an eye at the mistake — though that silence wasn’t as powerful as Trump’s was last fall, when he refused to support the James Zadroga Act, which permanently extended heath care benefits to 9/11 first responders.

April 19, 2016
Brooklyn Working Families Party

A Helping Hand For Bernie Sanders In New York

WFP has chapters in several states, but its ancestral homeland is New York, where party activists have been working to mobilize volunteers, bring in local endorsements, and get out the vote on behalf of Sanders.

April 19, 2016
Clinton in New York

Clinton And Trump Are Strong In New York — But Strong Enough?

Trump, the Republican billionaire developer from New York, and Clinton, the Democratic former U.S. senator from New York, have maintained double-digit poll leads in the state for weeks.

April 19, 2016
Brooklyn from the air.

Clinton, Sanders Square Off In A Spirited New York Debate

New York, which will award 291 delegates on a proportional basis Tuesday, offers Clinton her latest, best chance to put the nomination out of Sanders’ reach.

April 15, 2016

Donald Trump Spoke Steps Away From The Site Of An Infamous Hate Crime

“Although Lucero’s murder represented the apex of anti-immigrant violence in Suffolk County to date, it was hardly an isolated incident.”

April 14, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders reacts to the primary election results in the states of Florida, Ohio and Illinois during a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Bernie Sanders Rally Draws 27,000 To The Heart Of Manhattan

Campaigning with less than a week left before the New York primaries, Bernie Sanders held a massive rally in Manhattan yesterday evening. It was reported that 27,000 people filled every empty space in Washington Square Park to listen to him reiterate his message of social and economic justice, as well as his belief that he would win the state’s primary.

April 14, 2016
Sanders at the Verizon picket

Bernie Sanders Speaks To Verizon Workers On Strike

Bernie Sanders joined 36,000 striking Verizon workers yesterday in Brooklyn.

April 13, 2016
Donald Trump's children to take on his business empire

Trump’s Children Won’t Vote For Him Because They Aren’t Registered Republicans

Trump may have brought “millions of new voters” out to vote, but he forgot to make sure his own children could vote for him.

April 11, 2016

Cartoon: New York Primary Chivalry

Things are getting heated.

April 11, 2016
Chris Christie

Christie: No Plans To Campaign With Trump Ahead Of New York Primary

Gov. Chris Christie doesn’t have any plans to campaign with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in neighboring New York in the coming days. The New Jersey governor brushed off a question about stumping for Trump during a press conference in Atlantic City on Wednesday.

April 7, 2016