On Tuesday voters in North Carolina voted in huge numbers to ban same-sex marriage. And yet, 60 percent don't fully understand what the legislation they voted on actually does.
Former state Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada is currently facing charges that he looted around a half million dollars from the nonprofit Soundview Healthcare Network, but it is far from the first time the politician has had brushes with the law. WNYC created an interactive look back at Espada's fraught history with the rules dating back to 2000.
Cuomo continues to work around the Legislature, while Mr. Christie goes to Wisconsin.
Seven out of ten political ads have been negative during the 2012 election cycle. It's a far cry from 2008, when only one in ten ads attacked candidates by name — and when interest groups weren't funding the majority of political ads.
That's all, folks. Now what happens to the Super PAC leftovers?
A year to the day after a team of Navy SEALs stormed Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, Mitt Romney was visiting firefighters in New York.
The Republican Party will have field offices open in 12 key battleground states by mid-May. It's an infrastructure Mitt Romney will inherit when we finally stop putting "presumptive" in front of "nominee," and one he'll rely on to overcome recent polling deficits in crucial contests.
Cuomo welcomes solar energy, and Christie bids farewell to the New Jersey Nets, as only he can.
Coming off the Northeastern primaries on Tuesday, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney will attend six fundraising events in New York and New Jersey.
One man gets named to Time's 100 Most Influential list, while the other denies falling asleep at a Bruce Springsteen concert.
Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro will endorse Republican Wendy Long in her bid for U.S. Senate this year, Long's campaign announced Tuesday morning.
Cuomo embraces "Obamacare," Christie defends his tunnel vision, and late heroics crown this week's surprise winner.
Herman Cain explains how he's trying to close the GOP's enthusiasm gap, and what was behind that bizarre rabbit ad.
He may no longer be making headlines or dropping one-liners at the debates, but former GOP front-runner Herman Cain is still an active presence in the Republican Party. The "Hermanator" spoke last night at an event sponsored by the Columbia University College Republicans. Stephen Reader, contributor to It's A Free Country, spoke with the GOP star about his campaign, the remaining Republican field, and his series of controversial YouTube videos.
Both governors made big investments this week: one in infrastructure, the other in Israel.
George H.W. Bush quoted Kenny Rogers' "The Gambler" when suggesting that the not-Romneys drop out. Here are several other songs that the Romney camp could use as exit music for the other candidates.
Cuomo gets a budget deal done early, while Christie live-tweets a Bruce Springsteen concert.
On the final day of oral arguments before the Supreme Court concerning the constitutionality of the 2010 health care overhaul, questions of “severability” and “coercion” came to the fore.
After two weeks of intense competition, It's a Free Country readers have settled on the most memorable GOP debate moment of the 2012 campaign.
On the second day of oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate to purchase health insurance, the Supreme Court weighed the federal government’s argument that health care is different from all other products.