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Candidates in the starting gates to replace Rangel

Seven candidates were at the political forum Sunday afternoon at the Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center in the Bronx, each to express how he or she should be the one to replace the retiring Rep. Charles Rangel.

6 takeaways from Super Tuesday

onald Trump and Hillary Clinton didn't win their parties' nominations on Super Tuesday -- but they both became much harder to beat.

Super Tuesday: What to watch

Super Tuesday is here, and as the presidential race goes national, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are hoping to put themselves way ahead.

Donald Trump stumbles on David Duke, KKK

Donald Trump is trying to clean up a racially charged controversy Monday after he refused to disavow former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke over the weekend.

Hard choices for Carson on the road to Nevada

Dr. Ben Carson's struggles during the Republican primaries could soon lead to an end to his campaign.

Obama offers hints on Supreme Court pick

President Barack Obama reiterated again Wednesday the broad outlines of what he's looking for in a candidate to replace the late justice Antonin Scalia, despite hardening resistance among Senate Republicans toward considering his eventual Supreme Court nominee.

Obama gives Congress Guantanamo closure plan

President Barack Obama's long-awaited plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility was delivered to Congress Tuesday morning, seven years after Obama made an Oval Office vow to permanently shutter the prison for enemy combatants.

Ben Carson: Obama was 'raised white'

Ben Carson suggested that if elected president he might be the first African-American to hold the position noting, President Barack Obama was "raised white" and outside of the United States.

Rangel honored by Cuomo

Before a highly distinguished audience during the governor’s brunch celebrating the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, Congressman Charles B. Rangel was honored by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for his lifetime commitment ...

15 funny responses to Trump’s ridiculous stance on immigration and Muslims

Social media and top comedians chime in with fifteen hilarious responses to the outrageous statements made by GOP frontrunner Donald Trump.

Justice Scalia dead at 79

President Obama scolded for his plans to nominate a successor following the death of the highly conservative Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.

Clinton: U.S. must halt 'school-to-prison pipeline'

Hillary Clinton will propose a $2 billion plan to take on "overly punitive school discipline policies that disproportionately impact people of color" on Tuesday in New York, according to a campaign aide briefed on the plan.

NYPD: Woman accuses Eliot Spitzer of assault

New York police say they're investigating whether former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is tied to an alleged assault at a hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

Obama to enter nomination fight with legacy on court at stake

President Barack Obama entered what's certain to become an acrimonious election-year battle Saturday, declaring he would act "in due time" to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose sudden death was announced Saturday.

Hakeem Jeffries: Bernie Sanders 'a bit presumptuous' on race relations

A Congressional Black Caucus leader said Friday that it is "a bit presumptuous" for Bernie Sanders to conclude he is the best candidate to improve race relations in America.