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Republican consultant Cheri Jacobus files libel suit against Trump

Republican consultant Cheri Jacobus files libel suit against Trump

A longtime Republican consultant who has been harshly criticized by Donald Trump filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Monday accusing him and his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, of making false statements that harmed her professionally and personally.

Clinton says she would support New York-style minimum wage boost nationwide

Clinton says she would support New York-style minimum wage boost nationwide

Hillary Clinton sought to clarify her shifting position on a $15 federal minimum wage, saying Sunday that she would sign legislation enshrining that figure if pay rose gradually and if the law included escape clauses similar to those approved this month in New York state.

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.

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.

Bill Clinton appearing in Albany today

ALBANY

Bill Clinton appearing in Albany today

Former president Bill Clinton will be at the Desmond Hotel in Colonie on Saturday morning, according to the Hillary Clinton campaign.

Sanders turns up heat on Clinton

Sanders turns up heat on Clinton

Sen. Bernie Sanders, seizing on potential vulnerabilities for Hillary Clinton in the coming New York primary, repeatedly savaged her ties to wealthy donors and Wall Street banks during their debate Thursday night, delivering a ferocious performance that Clinton countered with steely confidence and her own sharp elbows.

Battery charge against Trump campaign manager is dropped

Battery charge against Trump campaign manager is dropped

A Florida prosecutor said Thursday he would not prosecute Donald Trump’s campaign manager for grabbing and bruising a reporter’s arm, saying the battery charge could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt in court.

What to look for in tonight's Democratic debate

What to look for in tonight's Democratic debate

The Democratic presidential race has grown increasingly bitter and personal ahead of next week’s New York primary, and Thursday night’s debate in Brooklyn may be the clearest indication yet of how fractious the contest has become.

Bill Clinton coming to Albany Saturday

ALBANY

Bill Clinton coming to Albany Saturday

Former president Bill Clinton will be in Albany on Saturday to stump for his wife ahead of the New York primary, according to sources.

Panel could rewrite the rules for GOP convention

WASHINGTON

Panel could rewrite the rules for GOP convention

With the Republican Party seemingly headed for a contested convention in July, an obscure committee of 112 delegates could effectively determine the outcome before House Speaker Paul D. Ryan even gavels the proceedings to order.

Paul Ryan insists he will not attempt to claim nomination

Paul Ryan insists he will not attempt to claim nomination

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., on Tuesday delivered a forceful statement rejecting calls from establishment Republicans who want him to usurp their party's presidential nomination from the remaining contestants in that race.

Trump backers, detractors a vocal bunch

ALBANY

Trump backers, detractors a vocal bunch

The exterior of the Times Union Center in downtown Albany was enveloped by a sea of red hats Monday afternoon embroidered with the words, “Make America great again.”

Sanders' supporters say he'll bring change

ALBANY

Sanders' supporters say he'll bring change

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders began lining up well before 8 a.m. Monday outside the Washington Avenue Armory.

Trump decries 'rigged, dirty' GOP primary system

ALBANY

Trump decries 'rigged, dirty' GOP primary system

Donald Trump called the Republican national primary system “a rigged, disgusting, dirty system,” as he addressed a near-capacity crowd of supporters in Albany on Monday night.

Kasich: 'I’m the only one with the experience to win'

CAPITAL REGION

Kasich: 'I’m the only one with the experience to win'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich was one of three presidential candidates visiting the Capital Region Monday to help bolster their chances in the New York Primary next Tuesday. .

In Albany, Sanders touts economic platform

ALBANY

In Albany, Sanders touts economic platform

Bernie Sanders arrived at the Washington Avenue Armory in Albany to booming applause, focusing his speech on the economy and social inequality.

Kasich and Cruz hunt for votes in upstate New York

Kasich and Cruz hunt for votes in upstate New York

Gov. John Kasich’s first visit to upstate New York last week was moved twice to accommodate a crowd larger than anticipated.

Trump and Clinton maintain big leads in New York's looming primary

Trump and Clinton maintain big leads in New York's looming primary

On Sunday, Fox News released new polls in the New York and Pennsylvania contests. After a slew of brutal defeats for Trump (both procedural and electoral) and a string of losses for Clinton, some by wide margins, how do these two states look? How have the contests shifted?

No political influence in Clinton email probe, Obama says

No political influence in Clinton email probe, Obama says

President Barack Obama insisted Sunday that there will be no White House or political influence on the FBI or the Justice Department as they look into the security of the private email system Hillary Clinton used for government work when she was secretary of state.

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