“I will announce before March, before May 1st.”
A giant of New York politics and frequently considered a presidential front-runner, Cuomo died of heart failure on the same day his son, Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for a second term as governor of New York.
Labor has been silent so far about Patrick Lynch, the police union leader who is publicly campaigning against Mayor Bill de Blasio.
“If I decide it’s as president, then that’s what I’m going to do irrespective of who else might be running.”
“You want to talk about double standards, there’s the double standard.”
“I think they’ve made their points, and I understand why they did it, but I don’t want it to be creating sympathy for de Blasio either.”
Daniel Donovan’s campaign could reopen the debate over the grand jury proceedings for Daniel Pantaleo. A police union offers early support.
“I cannot visit my friends and do things I would usually do. But on the other hand, my family will come here to visit me … it’s harder to live in fear with a deportation order.”
Grimm pleaded guilty to tax evasion last week.
The task force is expected to meet amid heightened tensions between protesters, politicians, and police officers following the murder of two New York City police officers.
The U.S. military’s involvement in the country will continue.
“And I have been very surprised, to answer your question, to see the president of the United States, at every turn, cut the legs off of our ally, Israel, and in fact embrace and lift up the agenda of Islamic jihad.”
The 90-year-old former president has returned home one week after being taken to the hospital by ambulance for experiencing shortness of breath, a spokesman said Monday. After his breathing returned to normal, Bush stayed at Houston Methodist Hospital for a few more nights awaiting final approval from his doctors to leave.
The Food and Drug Administration recommends a policy that would allow blood donations from men who have abstained from sex with another man for one year. LGBT advocates say the recommendation doesn’t go far enough.
Grimm faces up to three years in prison. He’ll be sentenced June 8.
Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president. But the senator’s electromagnetic pull has produced a sprawling, complicated draft effort that could define the progressive movement — and prove rewarding or risky for Warren.
Four inmates in Oklahoma are set to be executed in the first three months of 2015. The inmates’ lawyer says they will continue to fight to stop the scheduled executions.
“The [Tennessee case plaintiffs’] petition will be considered at the Court’s January 9 conference, along with … petitions filed by the plaintiffs in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Louisiana,” an advocate tells BuzzFeed News.
“We should not equate the acts of a sick man who did a sick thing with mass demonstrations for justice and for healing. Don’t make that equation.”
Grimm easily won his reelection bid last month.
Can Sen. Jon Tester win back the Senate for Democrats while also staying true to his stand against big money in elections?
Staff for the Kentucky Senator tell BuzzFeed News Paul will reintroduce a bill aimed at ending the practice of sending lethal military hardware to local cops.
“It’s really time for our national leaders, the president, it’s time for the mayor of New York, and really for many in the media to stop the cop bashing, to stop this anti-police rhetoric,” King said on Fox News
“I think it’s unfortunate that Rand has decided to adopt Barack Obama’s foreign policy on this matter.”
A late Friday order from the Supreme Court means same-sex couples are expected to be able to marry beginning Jan. 6.
From one day to the next, Obama ended Cuba’s decades-long isolation and signed sanctions against Venezuela’s president. Miami’s Venezuelans had to mourn even as they celebrated.
The president says Sony shouldn’t have killed The Interview.
“I think she’s as much a traitor to this country at this point as I thought about Edward Snowden and his release of information about other investigations and abilities from an intelligence stand point.”