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Trump nominates William Barr as attorney general

President Donald Trump has decided to nominate former attorney general William Barr to be the next permanent head of the Justice Department, the President told reporters Friday.

Elected officials want Amazon to do business the New York way

Elected officials around New York City want to make one thing clear to Amazon: you’re doing business our way.

Sen. Kamala Harris expected to announce 2020 intentions

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris has never been known to pull-punches.

Sen. Cory Booker says he’ll think about 2020 presidential run over the holidays

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker stopped by the PIX11 newsroom Monday to discuss the passing of George H.W. Bush, closing the racial wealth-gap and a potential 2020 presidential run.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal in Russia.

First woman to be picked as leader of NY state Senate

A woman is poised to lead the New York state Senate for the first time in history.

New York State Senator Jose Peralta dies at 47

New York State Senator Jose Peralta died at the age of 47, state lawmakers confirmed Thursday.

Trump grades himself

In a wide-ranging interview Sunday with Fox News reporter Chris Wallace, Trump touched on a number of recent issues spinning in and around his administration, including an evaluation of his performance.

Stacey Abrams acknowledges Brian Kemp win in Georgia governor’s race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can’t win the Georgia governor’s race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

NJ GOP candidate: ‘I would have won if people didn’t call me a racist’

Failed New Jersey GOP House candidate Seth Grossman blames voters’ view of him as a racist for his loss during last week’s general election.

New York City officials push back against Trump’s public charge proposal

“We are facing another attack on our immigrants here in NYC and also across the country,” said New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

Why Kamala Harris leads pack of possible Democratic challengers for White House

If there’s one lesson Democrats should learn from the 2018 election, it’s this: Their base wants to make history.

Battle for Florida and Georgia gubernatorial races continues

The heartache expressed on Tuesday night by the many supporters of Stacey Abrams has suddenly turned to hope after absentee and other ballots counted brought the Georgia Democratic governor hopeful closer to a runoff with Republican Brian Kemp.

NAACP calls Mississippi candidate Hyde-Smith’s hanging comments 'sick'

The NAACP issued the following statement regarding Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith recent statement on being invited to a public hanging.

Nine new Black members of Congress elected in U.S. House

After a long Election Day and night, the results for the membership of the Congressional Black Caucus are clear: