Presidential Race

New York Republicans File For Trump's Re-Election

BY Nick Reisman City of Albany

New York Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy is realistic about President Donald Trump's shot at winning the state.

But he expects Trump to help down-ballot candidates this fall in key congressional and legislative races in the pockets of upstate New York and the suburbs where the president has supporters.

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Siena Poll: Sanders, Bloomberg Top Democratic Primary Field In New York

BY Nick Reisman New York State

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders draws 25 percent of support among Democratic voters in New York, a Siena College poll released Monday found.

The poll showed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg reaching 21 percent of Democratic voters, within the poll's 4.5 percentage point margin of error.

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Is New York's Blue Wall In Doubt?

BY Nick Reisman New York State

During President Obama's administration, red states sought to challenge his agenda.

Republican attorneys general filed lawsuits. GOP governors and state legislatures approved resolutions and laws meant to prevent what they saw as federal overreach.

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Trump Praises Stefanik For Support During Impeachment

BY Nick Reisman City of Albany

For more than an hour, President Donald Trump on Thursday unloaded on his critics, Democrats, Mitt Romney and others a day after he was acquitted of impeachment charges.

But Trump also singled out individual members of Congress who had publicly supported him during the process -- including New York Rep. Elise Stefanik.

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NY AG James Says Trump's Rhetoric Stokes Hatred

BY Nick Reisman Albany/Capital Region

A change in the law is needed to combat the increase in hate crimes in New York, state Attorney General Letitia James said Wednesday at a forum on white nationalism and domestic terrorism.

“Given the rise in hate crimes, to sit idly by and do absolutely nothing to me is not the answer," James said at the forum, hosted by the New York State Bar Association.

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Stefanik Named to Trump's Impeachment Defense Team

BY Nick Reisman New York State

New York House Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik, as well as Rep. Lee Zeldin, of Long Island, were named Monday to the White House's impeachment defense team.

Both Stefanik, a North Country lawmaker, and Zeldin have been staunch supporters of President Donald Trump.

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Dems In Trump Districts Brace For Impeachment Fallout

BY Nick Reisman City of Albany

Rep. Anthony Brindisi’s office on Wednesday evening, shortly after President Donald Trump became the third president in American history to be impeached, released a statement that sought to focus more on issues than the politics of removal.

“President Trump is my President too,” Brindisi said I’ve always said I would work with him to get things done for American families.”

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