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Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent The closely-watched Democratic race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat is about to come to a close as the most expensive congressional primary in history, according to reports. CBS News says nearly $25 million has been raised and spent during the race, which will be decided on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, June 25. Over half of this amount, $16 million, has been put toward anti-Bowman attack ads and was largely spent by United Democracy Project, a super PAC of the pro-Israel group American Israel Public…
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester As the race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat heats up, an all-new poll is giving a glimpse of who may emerge victorious.  Click here for a new, updated story: Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress According to a poll conducted by Emerson College Polling/PIX11/The Hill released on Tuesday, June 11, Latimer currently leads Bowman 48 percent to 31 percent. Meanwhile, 21 percent of voters are still undecided.  The 16th district include…
Liz Magill, Scott Bok Resign From UPenn Positions Liz Magill, Scott Bok Resign From UPenn Positions
Liz Magill, Scott Bok Resign From UPenn Positions Moments after it was announced that University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill was resigning, Board of Trustees Chairman Scott Bok followed suit. Magill, whose testimony to Congress on antisemitism earlier this week sparked widespread outrage, resigned on Saturday, Dec. 9. Bok later announced his resignation, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Magill remains a faculty member at Penn Carey Law and will stay on as president until an interim president is appointment, UPenn Board of Trustees Chairman Scott Bok said in announcing the news Saturday evening. And Liz Magill has resig…
Megyn Kelly Reveals What Chris Christie Said In Viral Off-Air Moment During GOP Confrontation Megyn Kelly Reveals What Chris Christie Said In Viral Off-Air Moment During GOP Confrontation
Megyn Kelly Reveals What Chris Christie Said In Viral Off-Air Moment During GOP Confrontation "He was pissed off." That's what Megyn Kelly said of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, regarding an off-air incident during the GOP debate in Alabama on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The clip has since gone viral, leaving America wondering what exactly it was that the 2024 presidential hopeful told the panelist and former Fox News anchor. On Thursday, Dec. 7, Kelly, on "The Megyn Kelly Show," revealed what Christie said: “He was mad that he wasn’t getting enough questions. And he said, ‘I made it up at this stage, and I haven’t been able to speak in awhile. And I should have been brought i…
Ecuadorian National Pleads Guilty To Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Bergen County Chef Ecuadorian National Pleads Guilty To Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Bergen County Chef
Ecuadorian National Pleads Guilty To Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Bergen County Chef A Jersey City man who brutally stabbed a well-known chef to death during a party at the victim’s Little Ferry home cut a deal with prosecutors, pleading guilty to aggravated manslaughter in exchange for a lesser sentence. Ray Edwardo Arcentales Sanchez, 24, could still get a minimum sentence of 10 years in state prison for the plea, entered in Superior Court in Hackensack earlier this week. Then there’s the matter of his citizenship. Police at the time said the Ecuadorian national was sitting on a curb, spattered with blood, when officers responding to a 911 call found a mortally wounded …
Incoming Nassau Rep. Santos Used Made-Up Name For Pet Charity's Online Fundraiser, Report Says Incoming Nassau Rep. Santos Used Made-Up Name For Pet Charity's Online Fundraiser, Report Says
Incoming Nassau Rep. Santos Used Made-Up Name For Pet Charity's Online Fundraiser, Report Says New York’s embattled incoming Congressman George Santos is facing new accusations that he lied about his background while on the campaign trail. The Republican, set to represent the state’s 3rd Congressional District on Long Island’s North Shore, and parts of Queens, appears to have used the alias “Anthony Zabrovsky” for a pet charity on a GoFundMe campaign that has since been deleted, The Hill reports.  Earlier Report: Pants On Fire: DA Launches Probe Into Nassau Congressman-Elect Who Lied About Past, Report Says Santos previously claimed that his mother’s family’s historical Jewish name…
Ye Spotted In Frederick After Storming Off On Podcaster Questioning His Anti-Semitism Ye Spotted In Frederick After Storming Off On Podcaster Questioning His Anti-Semitism
Ye Spotted In Frederick After Storming Off On Podcaster Questioning His Anti-Semitism Ye, the embattled artist formerly known as Kanye West, is making the most of his visit to the DMV area, storming off a podcast over probes into his anti-Semitic comments before taking in the sights in Frederick County. Ye, a purported candidate to run for president in 2024, was in Western Maryland on Monday, Nov. 28 with his reported campaign manager Milo Yiannopoulous, and Nick Fuentes, an extreme political commentator, and Holocaust denier. More videos from Kanye in Maryland on our https://t.co/xwQkRjUT9N pic.twitter.com/7EkLCdkmLe — DC Maryland Virginia (@DMVFollowers) November 29, 2…
This Heated Hudson Valley Congressional Race Could Be 'Election Night Surprise,' Report Says This Heated Hudson Valley Congressional Race Could Be 'Election Night Surprise,' Report Says
This Heated Hudson Valley Congressional Race Could Be 'Election Night Surprise,' Report Says New York’s governor’s race isn’t the only political matchup that could end up being closer than expected once all the ballots are counted, according to The Hill. The race to represent the 17th Congressional District - which includes all of Rockland County and portions of central and northwestern Westchester County - could end up being an election night surprise, the outlet said. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, is facing off against Republican State Assemblyman Mike Lawler in what some believe could be a political bellwether for the 202…
COVID-19: US To End Requirement Air Travelers Show Negative Test COVID-19: US To End Requirement Air Travelers Show Negative Test
Covid-19: US To End Requirement Air Travelers Show Negative Test International travelers arriving to the United States by air will no longer have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test, The Hill reports. After nearly 18 months in effect, the Biden administration is doing away with the obligation at 12:01 a.m. ET Sunday, June 12, the outlet reports. It comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) determined the move is no longer necessary “based on the science and data,” according to The Hill. Up until now, travelers hoping to catch a flight to the US had been required to show proof of a negative test one day before their flight. …
Cuomo Third-Party Run Could Push Governor's Race To A Republican, New Poll Shows Cuomo Third-Party Run Could Push Governor's Race To A Republican, New Poll Shows
Cuomo Third-Party Run Could Push Governor's Race To A Republican, New Poll Shows The Democrats are in danger of splitting the vote and opening the door for a Republican gubernatorial candidate if former Gov. Andrew Cuomo opts to throw his hat in the ring as an Independent candidate, according to a newly released poll. An Emerson College Polling/PIX11/The Hill poll of eligible New York voters found that if Cuomo were to run as an Independent in the 2022 race for governor, a third would vote Republican. According to the poll, 33 percent of voters said they would vote for the Republican candidate, 33 percent for the Democratic candidate, 18 percent were unsure, and 16 perc…
Cuomo Camp Responds To New Survey Touting His Polling Numbers Cuomo Camp Responds To New Survey Touting His Polling Numbers
Cuomo Camp Responds To New Survey Touting His Polling Numbers Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo hasn't officially thrown his hat into the 2020 gubernatorial ring, but his advisors certainly have not been backing away from the possibility. A newly released Siena College poll found that New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is still in the driver’s seat for a nomination in the 2022 Democratic Primary, with commanding leads over New York City advocate Jumaane Williams and Long Island Congressman Tom Suozzi, both of whom announced their intention to run. Earlier story - Brand-New Poll Reveals How Cuomo Would Do Against Hochul In Potential Primary Matchup However, i…
Surprising New Poll Reveals How Cuomo Would Fare In Primary Against Hochul Surprising New Poll Reveals How Cuomo Would Fare In Primary Against Hochul
Surprising New Poll Reveals How Cuomo Would Fare In Primary Against Hochul While the majority of New Yorkers don’t believe embattled former Gov. Andrew Cuomo should return to public office, many would still favor him in a potential Democratic primary against Gov. Kathy Hochul, according to a new poll. A brand-new Emerson College/The Hill poll has found that 63 percent of New York voters believe Cuomo should stay out of the public eye, compared to less than 25 percent who think he should run, and 14 percent are unsure. However, if Cuomo were to challenge Hochul, the hypothetical ballot test found that he was trailing Hochul by just four points - 37 percent for Hoc…
'Perfect Storm' For Comeback? Speculation Starts About Possible Hillary Clinton 2024 Run 'Perfect Storm' For Comeback? Speculation Starts About Possible Hillary Clinton 2024 Run
'Perfect Storm' For Comeback? Speculation Starts About Possible Hillary Clinton 2024 Run Could a rematch be on the horizon between former President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in 2024? A new op-ed in The Wall Street Journal made the case that a “perfect storm” could be on the horizon for the Democratic Party as it looks to maintain its hold on the Oval Office, and the former US secretary of state may be its best option. Citing Biden’s age - he’s now 79 years old - and dipping approval numbers, researchers said there could be a “leadership vacuum” that paves the way for another Clinton run. According to pollsters, Clinton "is already in an advantageous position to become…
COVID-19: CDC Recommends Americans Avoid Travel To Canada COVID-19: CDC Recommends Americans Avoid Travel To Canada
Covid-19: CDC Recommends Americans Avoid Travel To Canada The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised against travel to Canada due to the risk of COVID-19.  The CDC added Canada to its list of countries that are considered "Very High" risk for COVID-19, the highest level of risk for COVID-19.  According to The Hill, the update was made to the agency's travel guidelines on Sunday, Jan. 9. The CDC said anyone who must travel to destinations listed in the highest risk category should be fully vaccinated before traveling.  The list includes many other destinations, including the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and mo…
ICE Puts Hold On Hudson Man Jailed In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Bergen County Chef ICE Puts Hold On Hudson Man Jailed In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Bergen County Chef
ICE Puts Hold On Hudson Man Jailed In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Bergen County Chef UPDATE: Federal authorities have placed an immigration detainer on a 22-year-old Jersey City man accused of brutally stabbing a well-known chef to death during a party at the victim’s Little Ferry home. ICE issued the detainer amid questions over the immigration status of Ray Edwardo Arcentales Sanchez, who is listed in Bergen County Jail records as an Ecuadoran national. Sanchez was sitting on a curb, spattered with blood, when police responding to a 911 call before dawn Thursday found a mortally wounded Yuryin Herrera, 36, on the backyard steps of his Abend Street home, responders said.…
Hudson Man Charged In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Chef At Little Ferry Party Hudson Man Charged In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Chef At Little Ferry Party
Hudson Man Charged In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Popular Chef At Little Ferry Party UPDATE: Authorities charged a 22-year-old Jersey City man with brutally stabbing a well-known chef to death during a party at the victim’s Little Ferry home. Ray Edwardo Arcentales Sanchez, who works for a cleaning service, was arrested hours after detectives said he violently attacked 36-year-old Yuryin Herrera during a pre-dawn party Thursday at his Abend Street home. It was Bergen County's fourth homicide in 10 days, all of which produced arrests. Little Ferry and Moonachie police officers responded to a 911 call from the Herrera’s home shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday, Bergen County Pros…
Man Stabbed Dead In Little Ferry, Bergen's 4th Homicide In 10 Days Man Stabbed Dead In Little Ferry, Bergen's 4th Homicide In 10 Days
Man Stabbed Dead In Little Ferry, Bergen's 4th Homicide In 10 Days Authorities charged a 22-year-old Jersey City man with brutally stabbing a well-known chef to death during a party at the victim’s Little Ferry home. Ray Edwardo Arcentales Sanchez, who works for a cleaning service, was arrested hours after detectives said he violently attacked 36-year-old Yuryin Herrera during a pre-dawn party Thursday at his Abend Street home. It was Bergen County's fourth homicide in 10 days, all of which produced arrests. Little Ferry and Moonachie police officers responded to a 911 call from the Herrera’s home shortly after 5 a.m., Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musel…
'Get Orange Jump Suit Ready!' Rape Accuser From Hudson Valley Says Of Trump 'Get Orange Jump Suit Ready!' Rape Accuser From Hudson Valley Says Of Trump
'Get Orange Jump Suit Ready!' Rape Accuser From Hudson Valley Says Of Trump The woman who has accused Donald Trump of rape took to his famous form of social media to troll the former president about the civil and criminal lawsuits that are pending against him. Hudson Valley resident E. Jean Carroll, of Orange County, took to Twitter this week to taunt Trump with a series of tweets he will never have the chance to respond to after being banned from the social media platform. Earlier story - Orange County Woman Eyes Legal Action Vs. Trump After Sex Assault Claims With pressure mounting on Trump amid multiple investigations into his business dealings and news that Ne…
NJ Congresswoman: Capitol Hill Lawmakers Led 'Reconnaissance Tours' Day Before Deadly Riots NJ Congresswoman: Capitol Hill Lawmakers Led 'Reconnaissance Tours' Day Before Deadly Riots
NJ Congresswoman: Capitol Hill Lawmakers Led 'Reconnaissance Tours' Day Before Deadly Riots A New Jersey congresswomen said Tuesday she witnessed unidentified members of Congress lead “reconnaissance” tours the day before the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, a Democrat from the 11th District, made the comments during a 13-minute Facebook live video on Tuesday night in which she outlined what Congress is doing to hold those responsible for the attempted insurrection while blasting colleagues she alleges incited the violence in an attempt to overturn the results of President-Elect Joe Biden's Nov. 6 victory over Trum…
COVID-19: Pennsylvania Averages Record 5,000 Hospitalizations Daily COVID-19: Pennsylvania Averages Record 5,000 Hospitalizations Daily
Covid-19: Pennsylvania Averages Record 5,000 Hospitalizations Daily Nearly 6,000 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Pennsylvania, which has seen record levels of cases across the state this past week, authorities said. . The Keystone State has averaged more than 5,000 patients in the hospital every day during the past week due to COVID-19, state officials said on Tuesday. That's an all-time high for the state since the coronavirus epidemic arrived in  In fact, it's nearly double the state's last peak in spring, officials said. It also coincides with the nation's peak for hospitalizations which was recorded on Monday, according to The Hill.  A total of…
New Year's Eve: North Jersey's Best Places To Throw Down New Year's Eve: North Jersey's Best Places To Throw Down
New Year's Eve: North Jersey's Best Places To Throw Down Whether you're celebrating that 2018 was great or that it's over, there's no shortage of New Year's Eve parties in Bergen and Passaic counties. Here are the hottest places to throw down. Midland Brew House, Saddle Brook: Hosted By 103.5 KTU's Bartel, live music by Z100s DJ DRAMOS & KTU DJ Raphael Valentino; $75 for open bar, dinner buffet, champagne toast and more. Click here for tickets The Hill, Closter: Live music by American Idol's Constantine Maroulis, five-course tasting menu by Chef Ben Pollinger; midnight champagne toast; admission is $190. Tickets Biagio's, Par…
FBI Questioning Clinton Foundation FBI Questioning Clinton Foundation
FBI Questioning Clinton Foundation The FBI is looking into the Clinton Foundation. The foundation, run by Chappaqua residents Bill and Hillary Clinton, is being questioned by the Justice Department over whether it engaged in any pay-to-play politics while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, according to The Hill. The FBI has interviewed one witness with more interviews planned, according to The Hill, questioning whether the Clintons promised favors in return for charitable donations. Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Hillary Clinton, said the probe was disgraceful and a distraction by Republicans. "Let’s call this wha…