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Politics and Protest: Scenes From the 2012 Hofstra Debate

From a man with a long white beard wearing half…



FILE - In these Sept. 26, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both campaign in the battleground state of Ohio. Fierce and determined competitors, Obama and Romney each have a specific mission for the string of three debates that starts Wednesday night, Oct. 3, 2012. Obama, no longer the fresh face of 2008, must convince skeptical Americans that he can accomplish in a second term what he couldn't in his first: restore the U.S. economy to full health. Romney, anxious to keep the race from slipping away, needs to instill confidence that he is a credible and trusted alternative to the president, with a better plan for strengthening the fragile economy. (AP Photos)

How Hofstra Debate Can Impact Presidential Election

When President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney step on the Hofstra University stage for their second debate Tuesday, they will be fielding…



Off the Reservation: The Empire Strikes Back

My election plans almost went off without a hitch with my posterior comfortably settled into the perfectly formed groove in the corner of my couch….



LI State Assembly Races: Graf Unseats Fields, Alessi-Losquadro Neck-and-Neck

Democrats maintained their majority in the New York State Assembly but Republicans chipped away at that advantage and may have picked off at least one…



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AG Race Gets Dirty as Donovan, Schneiderman Trade Accusations

Andrew Cuomo has to give up his attorney general job no matter what happens next week, and Democrat Eric Schneiderman, a state senator from Manhattan…



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Albany in the Balance Amid Gov Race

Remember when Gov. David Paterson announced he was running for re-election? His campaign lasted about a New York minute—fortunately for our attorney general. Andrew Cuomo…