Politics

Cuomo denies Trump’s voter fraud commission request for information
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Cuomo denies Trump’s voter fraud commission request for information

Governor Andrew Cuomo has vowed to protect New Yorkers’ voting data by withholding it from President Trump’s controversial election commission, joining 44 other states and the District of Columbia in partially or entirely denying the blanket request sent out on June 28. “The electoral process is sacred and New York […]

Planned Parenthood vows to keep fighting for abortion rights and contraception coverage
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Planned Parenthood vows to keep fighting for abortion rights and contraception coverage

Women’s health advocates say the state Senate’s failure to pass the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act and the Reproductive Heath Act is a “deeply concerning.” With abortion rights and contraception coverage facing serious political challenges at the federal level, Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts is vowing to fight for those two […]

Court overturns Silver’s corruption conviction, U.S. attorney says he will re-try case
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Court overturns Silver’s corruption conviction, U.S. attorney says he will re-try case

A federal appeals court has overturned former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction because of incorrect jury instructions. The United States Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit in Manhattan concluded that “erroneous” jury instructions were given by the judge in Silver’s 2015 trial. The court cited a […]