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Astorino's New TV Spot Attacking Cuomo Mimics 1964 'Daisy Girl' Ad


As CBS 2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, Republican Rob Astorino has offered a redo of one of the most controversial political ads ever – President Lyndon B. 814 more words


Obama: US 'Underestimated' Islamic State Threat

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – In an exclusive interview with “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama admits United States intelligence underestimated the threat from ISIS.

“During the chaos of the Syrian civil war, where essentially you have huge swaths of the country that are completely ungoverned, they were able to reconstitute themselves and take advantage of that chaos and attract foreign fighters,” … 285 more words


US, Arab Allies Committed To Fighting ISIS

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (CBSNewYork/AP) — Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action. 1,573 more words


Bratton's Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton raised some eyebrows Wednesday morning with comments he made at a breakfast event.

Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked how he felt about being publicly lectured by the… 584 more words


De Blasio Not Surprised By Bratton's Request To Hire More Cops

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio seemed unfazed Tuesday by his police commissioner’s request for 1,000 more police officers.

De Blasio told reporters, including WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb, that… 578 more words


As Democratic Primary Nears, Cuomo, Teachout Take Different Approaches

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As Gov. Andrew Cuomo all but strolled through the final days of his campaign, his Democratic challenger, Zephyr Teachout, ran hard Monday as she tried to reach out to progressive voters. 828 more words


NYC Teachers Warned Not To Wear Pro-NYPD Shirts At School

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A T-shirt showdown has left two of the city’s most powerful unions at war – with teachers pitted against the NYPD. 563 more words