Politics

Clinton ripped for stance on giving immigrants licenses

Eric Thayer/Getty Images Sanders supporters said Clinton helped kill a plan to let immigrants drive for “purely political motivations.” Bernie Sanders supporters hit Hillary Clinton Tuesday for her role in thwarting a plan to give driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants in New York. Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer proposed giving licenses to people in the country illegally — but later dropped ...

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Hillary Clinton fundraiser ‘Chillary’ happening in Brooklyn

Patrick Semansky/AP A late night comedy show fundrasier for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be held in Bushwick on Saturday. Hillarity ensues. A comedy show fundraiser for Hillary Clinton is happening in Brooklyn after countless comedians were afraid to show their support for the candidate in the Bernie Sanders-loving borough. Filmmaker and comedian Heather Fink, 34, realized a lot ...

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Trump, Clinton poised for big wins in New York primaries

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have pulled away from their competitors in their New York primary races, new polls show. Trump has a whopping 43-percentage-point lead in the Empire State, according to a NY1/Baruch College poll released late Monday, with Ted Cruz and John Kasich running a distant second and third place, at 17% and 14% respectively. GET CLINTON SANDERS ...

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Clinton seeks New York Latino vote with Spanish-language ad

[embedded content] In an effort to cement her support among Latino voters in New York, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday rolled out a Spanish-language ad in the state highlighting the work she’s done on behalf of immigrants and contrasting her with GOP-front-runner Donald Trump. The 30-second spot, titled “Una Bandera” is the campaign’s second Spanish-language TV ad. In the ad, a ...

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Hillary Clinton’s candidacy: Scandals, sexism and success

One year after announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton is standing tall. The Democrat formally put her hat in the ring on April 12, 2015. The past 366 days have included eight democratic debates, a looming email scandal, a powerful showing at a Benghazi hearing, and Clinton struggling to swipe her MetroCard at a New York City subway station. TRANSCRIPT: ...

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Judiciary Committee chair meets with Merrick Garland

AARON P. BERNSTEIN/REUTERS Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley had a “cordial and pleasant” meeting with the man whose elevation to the Supreme Court he has vowed to block on Tuesday. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley had breakfast Tuesday with the man whose elevation to the Supreme Court he has vowed to block and told him the Senate won’t ...

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Trump and Sheen both spout ‘foolishness,’ says Jon Cryer

[embedded content] The same Tiger Blood coursing through Charlie Sheen’s veins runs through a certain blabbering billionaire’s, says Jon Cryer. The “Two and a Half Men” actor noted an “interesting overlap” between his embattled former co-star and Republican front-runner Donald Trump: They’ll both say just about anything. “I worked with a guy who also, whenever he said whatever came to ...

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SEE IT: Trump supporter smacks protester at Albany rally

A fiery Donald Trump supporter slapped a booing protester in the face during a Monday Albany rally — and the blowhard billionaire didn’t seem to notice the brewing brawl in his audience, only to later compare protesters to ISIS. The slapper, who was only identified as “Mike,” said he pounced on the protester because “he was yelling in (his) face.” ...

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Mel Brooks robocall for great nephew in state senate race

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Turner Image Writer/director Mel Brooks on June 4, 2015. This is the second robocall Brooks has done for his great nephew. ALBANY – With a week to go before a crucial state senate election on Long Island, Democrat Todd Kaminsky is rolling out his biggest gun – his great uncle, Mel Brooks. Brooks has recorded an ...

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Bill O’Reilly outdoes Donald Trump with racist remark

FOX News Bill O’Reilly made the stunning remark during an interview with Donald Trump on Monday. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly went beyond the pale Monday, noting Donald Trump’s poor standing in the black community and then asking his guest how he would provide jobs for unqualified people who “have tattoos on their foreheads.” O’Reilly made the stunningly — even ...

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