Capitol Bureau

New York GOP picks Molinaro for governor

Republicans meeting at the state convention in New York City nominated Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro as their candidate for governor Wednesday...
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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 1:08pm
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Barbara Underwood named interim NYS Attorney General

The New York State legislature has chosen Barbara Underwood, the acting Attorney General, to replace the former AG Eric Schneiderman for the remainder...
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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 1:47am
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State Party conventions begin May 23

The Democrats and the Republicans are holding their events simultaneously, on May 23 and 24, with the Republicans in New York City and the Democrats in...
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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:52pm
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Legislature not quite ready to vote on AG successor

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said he still needs to consult with the other legislative leaders before he can set a date to vote on a replacement for...
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Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:30pm
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Legislature interviews Underwood, others as potential successor to AG Schneiderman

The state Legislature began interviewing candidates Tuesday to replace Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned over a domestic violence scandal...
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Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:04am
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Assembly set to interview prospective AG candidates

The New York State Assembly is set to interview potential replacements Tuesday for former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned May 8 in a...
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Mon, 05/14/2018 - 1:29pm
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Cuomo names special prosecutor in Schneiderman case

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that he’s appointed Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas as a special prosecutor to look into the...
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Thu, 05/10/2018 - 1:14pm
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Assembly sets AG interviews

State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced plans for an open interview process for the legislature to appoint a new state attorney general, now that...
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Thu, 05/10/2018 - 5:06am
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Women's groups try to fathom former AG Schneiderman's seeming hypocrisy

Disgraced former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was known as a longtime champion of women’s rights. That’s why leaders of women’s groups are still...
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Wed, 05/09/2018 - 2:01pm
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Shock at State Capitol after AG resigns over domestic violence allegations

Solicitor General Barbara Underwood became acting attorney general on Tuesday, taking over for the disgraced Eric Schneiderman, who resigned after a New...
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Tue, 05/08/2018 - 1:17pm
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