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Race for Farley's Senate seat could get crowded

49TH SENATE DISTRICT

Race for Farley's Senate seat could get crowded


Republican Assemblyman James Tedisco is flirting with running for Hugh Farley’s seat with the senior senator already throwing his support behind him.

Chris Gibson not running for governor

ALBANY

Chris Gibson not running for governor

U.S. Rep Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, says he will not be running for governor in 2018.

Run on GOP ticket with Trump? Big names are fleeing

Run on GOP ticket with Trump? Big names are fleeing

A remarkable range of leading Republicans have been emphatic publicly or privately that they do not want to be considered as Donald Trump’s running mate.

Three vying for two seats on Schenectady school board

SCHENECTADY

Three vying for two seats on Schenectady school board

Schenectady City School District voters next month will have a chance to stick with experience, opt for a newcomer or split the difference.

Capital Region voters flocked to the polls

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region voters flocked to the polls

Saratoga County Election Commissioner Roger Scheira doesn’t recall an election when the phone rang as much as it did during New York’s presidential primaries on Tuesday.

 Trump, Clinton victorious in New York primary

CAPITAL REGION

Trump, Clinton victorious in New York primary

Democrat Bernie Sanders was favored in upstate counties over statewide winner Hillary Clinton, and Republican Donald Trump cruised to victory over his Republican contenders among Capital Region voters on Tuesday.

Voters' voices on the New York primary

CAPITAL REGION

Voters' voices on the New York primary

Our reporters are at polling places across the Capital Region talking to voters. The latest from the field:

Voters complain polls open late for New York primary

CAPITAL REGION

Voters complain polls open late for New York primary


Hours before polls opened Tuesday for primary voting, election officials were getting phone calls.

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region officials brace for rare busy primary day


In what promises to be one of the busiest days in New York primary history, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneidermann wants to make sure the process works the way it’s supposed to.

Kasich brings positive message to Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Kasich brings positive message to Schenectady

John Kasich thinks his positive campaign message can appeal broadly across the country — if only he can get people to hear it.

Facts, figures and information on primaries

10 questions for primary voters:

Things to know when voting in state’s primary

CAPITAL REGION

Things to know when voting in state’s primary


Before heading into the voting booth Tuesday for New York’s presidential primary, there are a few things you should know. Especially you Democrats.

The face in the mirror matters most in the Empire State primary

The face in the mirror matters most in the Empire State primary

And as the nation focuses its attention-even more than usual-on New York and its presidential primary, it's highlighting the foibles and peculiarities of not just the candidates themselves, but on the challenges of campaigning in the Empire State, where authenticity is prized above all.

Bill Clinton, in Albany, stumps for Hillary

ALBANY

Bill Clinton, in Albany, stumps for Hillary

Former president Bill Clinton on Saturday made the case for electing Hillary Clinton president, in a campaign push ahead of Tuesday’s crucial New York Democratic primary.

Bernie Sanders says private meeting with Pope Francis is not an endorsement

Sanders said the meeting was for personal reasons and does not constitute an endorsement from the Holy See.

Former U.S. Rep. Sweeney joins Trump campaign

ALBANY

Former U.S. Rep. Sweeney joins Trump campaign

Former Republican U.S. Rep. John E. Sweeney has joined Donald Trump’s presidential campaign as an attorney and delegate selection adviser.

Siena poll: Clinton and Trump up in N.Y.

LOUDONVILLE

Siena poll: Clinton and Trump up in N.Y.

Likely Democratic voters in New York are warming up to Bernie Sanders, but Hillary Clinton still enjoys a commanding lead in the state heading into next Tuesday’s primary. And Donald Trump still has a big lead over John Kasich and Ted Cruz.

Presidential hopefuls hitting Capital Region today

CAPITAL REGION

Presidential hopefuls hitting Capital Region today

It’s Big Monday for politics — the Capital Region hosts political parties today.

Trump to visit Albany on Monday, sources say

ALBANY

Trump to visit Albany on Monday, sources say


Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is expected in Albany on Monday.

Ted Cruz plans campaign stop in Scotia Thursday

SCOTIA

Ted Cruz plans campaign stop in Scotia Thursday

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, currently in second place in the race to win the Republican presidential nomination, will visit Schenectady County Thursday morning.

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