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Gov. Christie Defends His Remarks On Minimum Wage

BORDENTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Chris Christie is defending remarks he made earlier this week saying that he’s tired of hearing about the minimum wage. 203 more words


Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Challenger Rob Astorino Hurl Accusations During Debate

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The gloves came off Wednesday night between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, in a free-for-all that featured finger-pointing and charges of lying and political corruption. 409 more words


Lawmakers Seek To End Benefits To Suspected Nazi War Criminals

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States. 791 more words


Hillary Clinton Stumps For Gov. Cuomo In New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo raced into the stretch run of his re-election campaign with help Thursday from a boldfaced name who threatened to overshadow him on stage: … 651 more words


Foley Switches To Positive Ads In Home Stretch Of Connecticut Gubernatorial Race

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Republican Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of his virtually even rematch with Democratic Gov. 787 more words


Newark Mayor Wants More Money From Port Authority

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Newark’s mayor wants the Port Authority to help close the city’s budget gap.

Mayor Ras Baraka said the deficit hovers between $40 million and $60 million. 397 more words