Sen. Bob Menendez on Friday announced his support for Sen. Cory Booker’s presidential bid, saying his fellow New Jersey senator is “what the Democratic party needs in its candidate and what the nation needs.”
One of the jurors from Sen. Bob Menendez’s federal corruption trial attended the New Jersey Democrat’s election night victory party on Tuesday.
New York state comptroller Tom DiNapoli will not conduct an audit of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) office after it was discovered his former aide Joseph Percoco made calls from the governor’s Manhattan office while running his 2014 reelection campaign.
MSNBC and CNN collectively gave nearly 5 hours more coverage to a Republican’s arrest and indictment Wednesday than they gave to then-Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Penn.) after he was indicted by the Department of Justice on similar charges, a Washington Free Beacon analysis shows.
Rep. Chris Collins (R., N.Y.) was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday and indicted on charges related to securities fraud.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D.) was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday.
The principal architect of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) signature economic development initiative was convicted on Thursday for a bid-rigging scheme responsible for directing millions of dollars in state contracts to companies that he favored in Buffalo and Syracuse.
The Ohio Republican Party knocked Richard Cordray, the Democratic candidate for governor in the state, on Tuesday for hypocritically attacking his GOP opponent.
The entrance of Mike Espy, former secretary of agriculture under President Bill Clinton, into the special election to serve the remainder of resigning Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R.) term in Mississippi has reignited Democrats’ hopes of snatching another Senate seat in the deep South.