Big Bird was the unlikely star of last week's presidential debate. Now the 8-foot-tall "Sesame Street" regular is poised to be this year's breakout Halloween costume.
New York state's Board of Elections is considering regulations to make super political action committees more accountable for their often nasty campaign ads that are supposed to be run independent of a candidate's campaign.
A group of activists wants Camden to return to nonpartisan elections.
In a surprising special election, Republican Bob Turner defeated Democrat David Weprin to win New York's 9th Congressional District.
With just under a quarter of the vote in, Cuomo had 58 percent to Paladino's 37 percent. Third-party candidates split the remainder.
At WAMC's studios in Albany, Schneiderman and Donovan spoke on everything from legislative issues to political corruption in Albany
Carl Paladino, a Tea Party-backed political novice, secured the Republican nomination for New York Governor Tuesday night, beating former Congressman Rick Lazio by a wide margin.