The choice for 10 Republican members to split from their party to vote to impeach Trump could mean political blowback with their state’s Republican Party come the next election.
The choice for 10 Republican members to split from their party to vote to impeach Trump could mean political blowback with their state’s Republican Party come the next election.
“To allow the president of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct threat to the future of our democracy.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that President Trump “incited a rebellion” and that New York City “will not be associated with those unforgivable acts in any shape, way or form.”
The New York Democrat shared that she felt unsafe in the secure room where she was held with other lawmakers while the Capitol was under lockdown.
The Republican has been a part of Mayor Rich David’s administration since 2014.
The Governor hopes the federal government will help New York close what Andrew Cuomo said is a $15 billion budget deficit.
The retiring Pennsylvania senator joins his Republican colleague Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in calling for President Trump to resign. House Democrats are aiming to hold an impeachment vote this week.
Brindisi filed his latest election bid for New York’s 22nd Congressional District with the Federal Election Commission on Friday.
“I call on every New York federal official to call on president Trump’s resignation. Don’t put the country through impeachment. Don’t wait for any cabinet action. Call for him to resign as his own act.”
“The question is whether or not the evidence can be linked to a particular individual and what is the proper jurisdiction to bring those charges.”
“I’m confident we’re going to get through the next 13 days in a safe and secure fashion”
“What happened at the U.S. Capitol yesterday was an insurrection against the United States, incited by the president.”
“We must emphatically reject these horrible instances of physical attacks on our governing institutions and let democracy proceed.”
“They lied about the results of the election. They lied about voter fraud.”
Extremists emboldened by President Trump sought to thwart the peaceful transfer of power by staging a violent insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol.
“It would be one thing if he was making split-second decisions about procurement (of medical supplies), but I think we have moved well beyond the time when that resolution was necessary.”
Reed said voting to uphold the election results is his duty.
A video featuring unmasked attendees went viral last week on Twitter. On Wednesday, three individuals who were at the party were reported to have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Collins’ former colleague, Rep. Tom Reed, said Trump had the right to grant Collins’ pardon.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said it’s still possible that a session will be held before 2020 ends on more substantive issues.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (WITF) – It’s not easy to recognize important historical moments while they’re happening. But 2020 has been a year marked by disaster and debacle. It has featured a deadly global pandemic, a reckoning over racism in the wake of several Black Americans killed by police, and a tense, litigious election. Looking back, historians, political insiders, and on-the-ground organizers agree that the last 12 months or so will leave an indelible impression. “I don’t know a historian right now who isn’t still kind of in shock,” said Timothy Lombardo, a Philadelphia-born historian of conservative politics.
It’s unclear just how many hundreds of challenge ballots there are, but with only 12 votes separating the candidates, the court’s rulings on them might determine the race’s outcome.
“Despite being in the middle of a global pandemic, more Pennsylvanians than ever before – 6.9 million – participated in the Nov. 3 election and had their voices heard.”
“This pandemic, these masks, this physical configuration are a stark reminder to the nation that government matters and leadership matters.”
“Apparently, the law specifically says meet in person at the state Capitol. There’s been so much litigation about the election, we don’t want to test the law.”
A panel tasked with drawing new legislative districts for members of Congress and the state Legislature still hasn’t received funding allocated in this year’s state budget.
“I think the time might’ve come to change the Electoral College, and I would support that change.”
There are still a couple of thousand votes in the district that are disputed or were never counted by election officials in violation of state election law, as evident in the court’s decision.
“The role of the court, as I see it, is making sure everyone follows the law,” Justice Scott DelConte said during oral arguments Monday.
Besides the razor thin margin, the absentee ballot counting process has been plagued by some errors and inefficiencies made by election officials.
“They need to continue because the money for those has already been allocated which is important, but also those are supporting downtowns and small businesses and jobs.”
Over 20 state representatives signed on to a co-sponsorship memo for a resolution calling on state leaders to delay vote certification — which occurred last week in the presidential race.
Each campaign received more 155,450 votes.
Arguments over challenged ballots continue in Oswego County Court on Monday.
It is the only House race in New York that is still uncalled.
“The president has been saying that ‘he won, he won, he won,’ and ‘fraud, fraud, fraud. And a lot of people who support this president, agree with him.”
The attention has raised his political profile along with questions about whether he’ll run for statewide office in two years.
With more than 19,000 mail-in ballots returned to Broome County this year, there were bound to be a few errors. In those cases, election workers were tasked with curing the ballot.
“New Yorkers have not only chosen to return to a Democratic Majority, but they’ve chosen to return a super majority.”
That means Democrats would have more leverage in negotiations on controversial measures next year, when conversations are expected to center largely around the state’s budget deficit.
Brindisi has won close to three times the number of mail-in ballots than Tenney, steadily closing the gap between them.
The GOP-backed resolution means counties will turn over voting data within the next 45 days..
Van De Water said he looks forward to a rematch in 2022.
In recent days, Danks Burke attempted to bring suit against officials in Schuyler County over some invalidated absentee ballots.
A handful of cases are pending in courts around the state, including a few key challenges. If the Trump campaign can whittle away Biden’s advantage to 0.5%, Pennsylvania law would trigger an automatic recount.
According to Danks Burke, the case relates to 75 to 100 ballots.
Both candidates believe their opponents lead is too large to overcome.
“The pro is, we’re going to make sure we count correctly and not miscount anyone’s vote.”
The Voter Integrity Fund was launched a week ago by Matt Braynard, who says he’s raised over $500,000 to cross-reference public data in a quest to unearth malfeasance in the election.
Kelles has been a Tompkins County legislator since 2015.
While the state already requires counties to audit a portion of ballots in every race, GOP caucus spokesman Mike Straub said the legislature should examine what it alleges are “the impacts of interference.”
“Joe Biden has rightfully earned the title of being the projected president-elect and that should be recognized,” Rep. Reed said.
The decision requires county election officials to copy and save any ballots campaign representatives inspect and object to for a judge to review later.
Some have taken a more defiant approach, including several rank-and-file members of the House Republican Caucus.
Tenney is up by 28,000 votes in NY-22. So far, at least 57,900 absentee ballots have been returned throughout the district.
“We also need to do a whole lot of work in the coming years to make sure we are building a truly equitable and just democracy,” said one of the rally organizers, Joanna Green.
PA-12 and PA-8 cover much of Northeast Pennsylvania.
“I don’t want to sound like I’m disenfranchising people. I’m just waiting on what the state wants us to do.”
“There may be a whole lot more bitterness, division and cynicism that we had back then,” Mitrano said.
“I want to be able to disagree with one another, to speak our truth. But I want to do it in a way that I don’t feel contempt or feel tempted to dehumanize the other person.”
“The teachings of at least the Haudenosaunee people are that the decisions we make today impact seven generations into the future and so that weighs heavy on people’s minds.”
“We knew that there is an overwhelming Democratic absentee vote that has to be counted still in a lot of our districts.”
“Something was systematically wrong with the polls generally, not just here, but across the country. Clearly, I think there was an underestimation of the Republican side of the turnout.”
Trump’s lead in PA has narrowed as mail-in votes are counted, but the race remains too close to call.
This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all eligible voters were allowed to cast mail in ballots, and they have not yet been counted, and may not be for several days.
Both candidates said Tuesday that they are waiting on absentee ballots to be returned before declaring who won.
With all election districts reporting, Garner leads with 61 percent of the vote en route to his second term.
Incumbent Delgado leads Republican Kyle Van De Water by just over 2 percent.
Reed faced Democrat Tracy Mitrano for a second consecutive time.
According to Barber’s campaign officials, the Democrat called Oberacker to concede late Tuesday night.
The incumbent, Republican Sen. Tom O’Mara, leads Democratic challenger, Leslie Danks Burke with nearly all districts reporting.
To find out who wins this year’s Congressional contests in New York State will require patience. The pandemic transformed how this election was run in New York State. The vast number of ballots cast by mail before Election Day could lengthen the amount of time it takes to count all the votes. But that won’t mean there are problems with the results.
I’ll really be interested to see if the 2020 election leads to new legislation in New York state and all across the country that makes voting easier and safer for all Americans even after hopefully the COVID-19 pandemic has come to an end.
A list of links to our region’s elections offices.
While Democrat Joe Biden is heavily favored to win the state over President Donald Trump, there is plenty of action in congressional and state races for voters to weigh in on.
Reports are flying that President Donald Trump may try to falsely claim electoral victory Tuesday night before states like Pennsylvania finish counting ballots.
President Trump told the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate group The Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.”
“I wanted my vote to be counted right away and not after the Election Day.”
Throughout Fall 2020, high school students in Rachel Murat’s AP Government and Politics class at Maine-Endwell High School used the ‘Let’s Talk About Election 2020‘, a national youth media challenge, as a framework to develop their own commentaries.
“There’s no gimmies. In this election cycle in a state like New York there’s no automatics. So wherever there is an open seat, we have to be invested and take it very seriously.”
While voter turnout is expected to break records this election, the right to vote for some Latinos was not always a guarantee.
Voting is confusing this year, but also easier than ever. Jennifer Wilson from the League of Women Voters shows us step-by-step what to expect when voting with an absentee ballot.
More than three-fourths of Republicans are planning to vote in person, while a majority of Democrats said they have or will cast a mail-in ballot.
Democrats need just two more seats to gain a supermajority that could potentially override any vetoes.
Energy, pollution policies are felt deeply in Pennsylvania.
“It leaves all of these holes in the implementation of the law where you might have disenfranchisement strictly based off of the ability for the county to interpret a law really loosely.”
“I do not believe you can be trusted on this question, Mr. Reed,” said Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano.
Make sure, no matter what, that you drop off your ballot by 8 p.m. on Election Day. But don’t wait. Do it today.”
The state Board of Elections said Monday that voting in Chenango County won’t be affected overall.
“The placement and the removal of the adhesive, will add to the erosion of the headstone, and certainly just as a precautionary measure, they’ve put that in place.”
“I couldn’t wait another second.”
“The cowards used a dead animal and a brick with a family member’s name on it to try to intimidate us. We assure everyone such threats only energize us to stand stronger.”
“They could have controlled the virus, we are still controlling the virus, look at the numbers going up all across the nation, we are still controlling the virus, they believed you can’t control the virus, they capitulated, they surrendered.”
Throughout Fall 2020, high school students in Scott Symons’ Social Studies class at Windsor High School participated in ‘Let’s Talk About Election 2020’, a national youth media challenge. This challenge is a free, standards-aligned program on KQED Learn, co-hosted by the National Writing Project and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs. WSKG Education connected with Mr. Symons during the summer and supported him to integrate the project within the class. Mr. Symons shared:
“The kids really enjoyed this assignment because they got to pick something that they were passionate about (student choice)! Through their research, they got to become experts on their subject and share their views/research with the world.
Over the previous week, the city was the site of escalating tensions between pro- and anti-Trump groups.
Unaffiliated voters aren’t talked about a lot but they can be the difference between winning and losing close elections. They wonder why should they compromise their beliefs to join a political party.
“The ballot line is under attack, and it could go away. To save it, we need as many New Yorkers as possible to vote for the Biden–Harris ticket on the WFP line this year.”
Democratic incumbent Anthony Brindisi, former Republican representative Claudia Tenney and Libertarian candidate Keith Price covered an array of issues, including policing and climate change.
Voters asked candidates about their qualifications, government policies and voting records.
Millions of absentee ballots were already returned nation-wide, but candidates are still campaigning. So, what if you change your mind?
The number of polling places vary from county to county, but each county is required to have at least one early voting polling site.
“We’re anticipating a very big turnout in early voting, it seems easier than Election Day, but we have no idea.”
A spokesperson for Bucks County confirmed at least 1,091 voters have received two ballots and an official in Mifflin County said 108 voters were subject to the error.
After the new bail reform laws took effect in January, some areas of the state started to report a rise in crime, particularly in New York City.
Democratic County Executive Jason Garnar and Republican challenger Karl Bernhardsen met in an online forum hosted by the Rotary Club of Binghamton.
A survey of Pennsylvanians who did not vote in 2016, found nearly half of nonvoters wanted to cast ballots on Election Day, but were held back by logistical issues — bucking the stereotype of nonvoters as people who are checked out of politics.
The officers were on the scene briefly but left.
“The closer the race, the longer it will take to know who the winner is, and oftentimes you do know within 24-36 hours because it’s not a very, very close race.”
Check how many mail-in ballots have been requested and returned, and get answers to important voting questions.
“I don’t want to wait until after the election to do this, I think we need help now.”
Candidates also discussed the ongoing confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Tuesday’s 90-minute debate was sponsored by local chapters of the League of Women Voters.
The freshman Democratic incumbent held a nine-point lead over Tenney in the survey of likely voters in the district.
More than two dozen election officials said they’ll set up at least a drop box or two monitored by a law enforcement official, security camera or both.
“I think…it’s now more of a concern than ever.”
This is the second time Danks Burke has challenged O’Mara to represent the 58th senate district. Geographically, the district is the largest in the state senate.
Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director of the League of Women Voters of New York State, said the success of their lawsuit makes three important changes.
The president’s speech included several of the false claims that are regular parts of his stump speeches.
Republican and former Congresswoman Claudia Tenney agreed Monday to the forum. Democratic Incumbent Anthony Brindisi and Libertarian Challenger Keith Price earlier confirmed their participation.
“If we have to close this deficit without Washington, there’s going to be no good way to do it. There’s going to be no constructive way to do it.”
The finding adds to concerns that the president and some Republicans are laying the groundwork to challenge the legitimacy of the election.
“A disturbing number were locked up due to slowdowns and failures in the assigned counsel and the public defender system.”
When asked if the recent events might deter another stimulus bill, Reed said his goal remains unchanged.
Each candidate claims the other did not do enough while in office to limit Spectrum, while still accepting its money.
“[The ruling] jeopardizes the security and integrity of our elections and will potentially put Pennsylvania in the middle of a disastrous national crisis.”
New Yorkers who are not currently registered to vote in the November elections have until October 9th to do so.
Governor Cuomo says it’s another attempt by Trump to “manipulate and distort government agencies to play politics”, to further the President’s re election efforts.
Judges in both Pennsylvania and Wisconsin threw Hawkins and his running mate off the ballot last week, because of technicalities.
The governor wants the deadline to send out vote-by-mail applications moved up, among other things.
The Let NY Vote Coalition says pre-paying postage on return envelopes for absentee ballots will reduce obstacles for voters with health risks.
The KQED Youth Media Challenge: Let’s Talk about Election 2020 gives middle and high school students an opportunity to put their persuasive skills to work and have a real audience for the issues that matter to them most.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has been the “worst president in history” from the point of New York City, and that the “best thing he did for New York City was leave.”
“Young people can help our elections and make some extra money by becoming poll workers and relieve the pressure on our older poll workers.”
Voters in New York can now request an absentee ballot for the November elections online, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday, with a special portal set up by the state to handle those requests statewide.
As the president of the Conference of Mayors, David said he will pursue increased federal funding and essential state aid.
The amendment would be part of a federal spending bill.
PBS NewsHour Convention Coverage: The Republican National Convention airs Monday, August 24, 2020 to Thursday, August 27, 2020 on WSKG TV and WSKG Radio.
“We’re all trying to figure out, ‘How can the counties have the responsibility for making sure the count is accurate and as timely as possible?”
“It’s no coincidence the moment the Trump administration is caught weakening the CDC’s COVID-19 testing guidelines to artificially lower the number of positive cases, they launched this nakedly partisan deflection.”
Reed described the vandalism was an act of extremism.
New York state is suing President Donald Trump and the head of the U.S. Postal Service over recent policy changes that Attorney General Letitia James said Tuesday would unconstitutionally limit access to this year’s elections for those who plan to vote by mail.
Voters can begin requesting absentee ballots right away from their local elections boards, citing the reason that they fear risks of contracting the coronavirus or any other contagious illness.
In a rush to find answers, lawmakers and election officials alike are proposing a number of changes.
New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said if Anthony were alive today, she would decline the president’s offer.
“Having a conversation about inequities or injustices is not mutually exclusive from supporting the men and women of law enforcement.”
Cuomo’s “American Crisis” will be released Oct. 13, three weeks before Election Day, when Trump is expected to face Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
“We have legislators in office that aren’t representing the people and don’t necessarily care about certain precautions.”
“If in fact we brought the boxes to them, and they had the ability to vote right at senior centers, right at community centers, then I think that’s the recipe for success.”
“From the governor’s point of view, he’s riding high right now with his New York constituents, and this is chance to show himself off on the national stage,”
“Teachers are always paying for things out of the goodness of their hearts, and they’re not paid that much, but this one is so expensive we’ve got to get federal help.”
Tenney said Rep. Anthony Brindisi is not doing enough to fight Spectrum’s business practices, Brindisi’s campaign disagrees.
“A significant portion of our elections will be administered by an entity over which the Board of Elections have no control.”
“It can’t just fall on the teachers to figure it out, or even the local school districts,” said Griffin.
“If they get too far into the weeds or attempt to drop in other fixes now, my fear is nothing will get done.”
Changes to state law need to be effective by early September if counties are to implement them in time for the general election.
“I don’t live in a fairy tale world of this is the idea, let’s put it into practice. Well, no I’ve put it into practice and we’ve seen things that do and don’t work.”
This will be the 25th time Hawkins has run for office, but his first national campaign. He’s run for Congress, U.S. Senate, governor and several other state and local offices.
Among the initiatives were measures that would make resisting arrest or following an officer Class E felonies.
The Army veteran will try to unseat Rep. Antonio Delgado in November.
“There are many of us who represent diverse communities, … [who] understand that it is our duty to stand up, to protect the rights of Pennsylvanians to vote.”
“Trump’s COVID scandal makes what Nixon did at Watergate look innocent. Nobody died in the Watergate scandal. Thousands of people are going to die in this COVID scandal.”
“The recent actions of the elected leadership of the Village of Endicott are not only racist but a dereliction of duty.’
Pence itinerary included stops in Lancaster, Chester and Philly; Biden was in Scranton, his childhood hometown
“Right now, in New York, the middle class is subsidizing the top. Most of the top lives in New York City.”
“So, let’s hope that by August 1, this will have been resolved.”
Anna Kelles faced six other candidates to become the Democratic nominee.
The Democrat is unopposed in the November election.
“We’re in uncharted waters.”
“I am humbled to have the support of the Republican voters across NY-22.”
Absentee ballots will be counted next week
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded absentee voting to include all New Yorkers.
New York is a reliable Democratic state in presidential elections. There are no statewide races for governor or U.S. Senate this year. The state has 27 congressional districts. New York voters must be registered with a political party to participate in its primary elections.
“That’s not a responsible way to handle a problem.”
The candidates were opponents in a case last year that involved the arrest of two young black people. Now, that is part of the election.
The former Pennsylvania governor tells NPR that he worries the president is hurting his own cause by talking down absentee voting because in many cases, it helps Republicans.
Ortt takes the leadership post at a difficult time; during the COVID-19 pandemic, waning enrollment in the Republican Party and a fundraising disadvantage.
“The ideal situation would be to see this kind of turnout, without having to go through the expense of the postage and printing of absentee ballots.”
“I don’t think I’d feel comfortable walking into a polling place that was in a sheriff’s department—as a black man and especially not during the current moment in American history.’
“It’s not a coincidence that this is primarily an argument put forth by Republicans. That is a factual statement.”
Georgia Verdier is the President of the Elmira-Corning NAACP.
For three years, he was among the most powerful figures in the state, negotiating the state budget and key pieces of legislation each year.
“There is a lot of interest in this election and there is a lot of interest in voting absentee in this election.”
One of the longest portions of the forum involved questions about housing and homelessness.
“He’s very knowledgeable, and cares about the whole range of issues that are important to this district”
More voters cast provisional ballots Tuesday because they hadn’t received their mailed ballot or feared it wouldn’t make the return deadline.
“The word is uncertainty. We don’t know what’s going to happen and it’s very tough for our school districts to budget.”
“Here in New York, we actually read the Bible. ‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God’.”
The challenge now: Counting nearly 2 million mail-in ballots. Final results may take a week to tabulate
Pennsylvania is a presidential battleground state. There are no statewide races for governor or U.S. Senate this year. The commonwealth has 18 congressional districts. Pennsylvania voters must be registered with a political party to participate in its primary elections.
Wolf makes surprise announcement that he’s extending deadline for returning mail-in ballots by a week
Voters eligible to cast ballots in the Democratic presidential primary and several congressional and state legislative primaries will be mailed applications for absentee ballots.
There will be a scaled back number of polling places open if voters feel comfortable going to the election sites that follow pandemic protocols.
Candidates suggest office has significant role in oversight of coronavirus response
Angelino faces Nick Libous in June’s GOP Primary
Angelino faces Nick Libous in the GOP Primary.
“Our state and local budgets are hemorrhaging”
“Claudia Tenney indicated at this time she is not accepting any invitation to debate her primary opponent.”
“I would like to say that we are enlightened enough that this will be a period where we don’t play gratuitous politics, but everyone draws their own conclusion.”
President Trump is traveling to a medical supply distributor, where he will make the case that the coronavirus pandemic shows the danger in having supply chains spread around the world.
“The challenge has been that school districts don’t have a list of all qualified voters within a school district, so identifying those individuals has been challenging.”
The candidates were asked a range of questions including what lessons they learned from a case last year which gained public attention and drew protests against the prosecution of two young people of color after an incident with police on the Ithaca Commons.
The debate will be broadcast live on WSKG-TV and Radio. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the venue will be closed to the general public.
The New York State Board of Elections had canceled the June 23 primary over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
There will likely still be polling places open on June 23rd, but Governor Cuomo is strongly encouraging voters to use the mail- in option instead.
But, he offered few specifics on how his administration will help counties deal with the huge volume of mailed ballots.
At this point, the state is allowing both in-person and absentee ballots for those village and special district elections.
Election chiefs call on state officials to allow processing to start earlier, clarify which polling places can open.
“Literally, ‘Pay me now and maybe you will get some stuff some time in the future,’ is where some vendors are starting.”
Voters who request absentee and mail-in ballots before the May 26 deadline might receive them at different times due to “factors outside their control.”
State elections officials canceled New York’s Democratic presidential primary amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, a move that supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders strongly oppose.
State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin), the sponsor of a longshot measure to revoke the governor’s emergency powers, said the waiver decisions seem random.
Defying the governor’s shutdown order, and spurred on by far-right activists and Republican state lawmakers, hundreds of people gathered to demand that businesses reopen.
Gov. Tom Wolf announced the business shutdowns would be extended until until May 8. They were due to lift on April 30. He did ease the limits a bit, including on the construction industry.
Cuomo compared the President’s briefings to a comedy skit, and said they are “infuriating” and “ignorant”, and that there is “no value” in watching them.
“We at the Board have a legal mandate to conduct our jobs. The continuity of government depends in part on some of the work that we’re doing.”
“This is reckless”
The Republican said New York’s budget deficit was around $6 billion even before the pandemic started
The numbers are the highest since January 2013, just before Cuomo championed a strict gun control law after the Sandy Hook, Connecticut school shooting.
“I don’t think it’s wise to be bringing a lot of people to one location to vote. A lot of people touching one door knob, a lot of people touching one pen, whatever you call the new device on the ballots.”
“Any at risk individuals should be rightfully wary of voting in person at crowded polling places.”
Cuomo is known as a “take-no-prisoners kind of guy.” He’s been getting praise even from some critics for his daily briefings and decisive actions as New York becomes the hardest hit state in the U.S.
“The federal government should order factories to manufacture masks, gowns, ventilators. The essential medical equipment that’s going to make a difference between life and death.”
Hanna served part of the central New York, the Mohawk Valley and the Southern Tier.
Tenney has high-profile support and a sizable cash advantage.
Kelles is in a seven-way Democratic race in New York’s 125th District.
The president took questions from Fox anchors and northeast Pennsylvania residents on issues ranging from the national deficit to coronavirus.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., acknowledged he should not have used the words he did about Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh when he addressed abortion-rights activists at the high court on Wednesday.
After a disappointing Super Tuesday, the billionaire former mayor of New York City announced he is suspending his campaign.
Tenney has the support of President Trump, among others.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent more than $500 million to wage a national campaign, starting with the 14 states that held primaries on Tuesday. He lost all of them.
Voters are split on the question of a fracking ban
New criminal justice reforms went into effect in the state in January.
Emotions quickly spilled over when Lifton opened the floor to discussion.
WSKG and NPR News will provide live, anchored Special Coverage of the early major contests of the presidential nominating process.
WSKG is airing four additional hours of national call-in to set aside this year’s horserace, and continue the dialogue on important issues.
Myrick said Murtagh is the best candidate to further the interests of Ithaca, the largest city in the Assembly district.
As he runs for president, the former New York City mayor faces tough questions about aggressive police tactics that disproportionately targeted young men of color.
According to the Federal Election Commission, Delgado’s campaign had over $2 million in cash on hand for his reelection at the end of last year.
The Democrat is running for a second term
Matt Van Houten is running for a second term.
Karl Bernhardsen is trying to unseat Democrat Jason Garnar
Kopko is running as a Democrat. Current D.A. Matt Van Houten is also a Democrat.
“They (Republicans) are absolutely silent in the face of his crimes, in the face of his terrible behavior toward so many Americans, and his terrible deicsions and they just don’t hold him accountable.”
There are now seven Democrats running for the 125th Assembly seat currently held by Barbar Lifton.
Bloomberg is skipping all of the early states and banking instead on proving his campaign’s viability by doing well on Super Tuesday, when 14 states vote on March 3.
A Democrat has represented the district for over thirty years.
Cuomo says it’s likely the federal government’s decision was political “retaliation and reprisal” for New York’s law to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.
Brian Kolb stepped down from his leadership post after being arrested for drunk driving on New Year’s Eve.
Governor Cuomo is scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the situation.
Republican Scott Perry and Democrat Matt Cartwright are both considered to be in toss-up races.
The new application website comes courtesy of Act 77, which expands voting laws. Lawmakers passed it in an effort to boost participation.
The remarks, shared widely on social media this week, have sparked discussion about the former New York City mayor’s past support of stop-and-frisk policies, which targeted minority neighborhoods.
Some Democratic presidential candidates want to ban fracking to help address climate change. That attracts young people, but may alienate swing voters in key oil and gas states like Pennsylvania.
Harbin is the first person from Cortland County to enter the race. The other three announced candidates are all from Tompkins County.
He ran on the Green Party line in 2018.
Kelles is the third candidate to join the race for Democratic nomination.
The decision comes in the wake of a New York law that allows undocumented immigrants to apply for a driver’s license.
At a Women for Trump event in Camp Hill, the vice president touched on education, veterans’ issues, abortion, undocumented immigrants and what he sees as ‘socialism’ in the Democratic party.
“I’m here to tell you that this Vice President, and this President, will always stand for the right of every American family to choose where their children go to school.”
Jason Leifer said he intends to continue a tradition of progressive representation in the district.
“Our country needs it. I mean people are sick of the divisiveness on both sides.”
“We govern in service to our constituents with respect and transparency, which is exactly the approach I will bring to this race and, if elected, to this seat.”
Peter Oberacker hopes to replace long-time state senator James Seward.
The numbers come as the race enters the 2020 election year.
“Critical work remains on climate and education and health care among other issues about which I care deeply.”
The Democratic National Committee is eliminating the requirement for candidates to show grassroots donor support in order to appear in the Nevada debate on Feb. 19.