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Poll: Kennedy, Cuomo close in Senate poll

A new poll finds New Yorkers evenly split between two prominent political families in the choice to replace Hillary Clinton as Senator. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NYC mayor praises Caroline Kennedy

Governor David Paterson says he's not even close to a decision on a successor to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's senate seat, if Clinton is confirmed as the next Secretary of State. New York City's mayor is giving a boost to Caroline Kennedy as a possible senator. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Clinton says government must do more to fix economy (full interview)

Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke said the financial crisis could prolong the difficulty that the economy is facing. Bernanke said he was confident the central bank's purchase of debt and the $700 billion bailout, approved by Congress last Friday, would help revive the nation's moribund economy. New York Senator Hillary Clinton voted for the bailout. Talking with Jonathan Brown, she explained why. Here's their full conversation.  Go to full article

Senate passes bailout plan

The U.S. Senate is handing the House a sweetened-up version of the $700-billion financial bailout plan -- still a bitter pill for many opponents to swallow. The Senate margin was a wide one: 74-25 in favor of the measure. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Clinton: Senate may have to vote bailout first

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton says the U.S. Senate may have to lead the way in passing a $700 billion Wall Street bailout package, now that the House has rejected the measure. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Complete speech: NY Senator Clinton rallies voter support for Obama at Democratic Convention in Denver

Here is the complete audio of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's address at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.  Go to full article

Schumer to speak after roll call vote for Clinton

Senator Charles Schumer takes the stage immediately following tomorrow's roll call for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Schumer says he doesn't expect any trouble. It could get awkward if some of the die-hard Clinton supporters were to cause a ruckus on the floor, but Schumer says he doesn't think that's very likely. New York's senior senator is playing a dual role at the convention. He's leading the national Democratic Senate election campaign, while working to soothe any lingering resentments from the long primary fight between Clinton and Obama. So is Clinton. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

NY Democrats gather in Denver

New York's top politicians are gathered in Denver, for four days of receptions, speech making, and hopefully, they say, political unity. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Rain soaks Champlain Valley

Rain is hammering the northeastern corner of New York State. National Weather Service records show July was the wettest on record. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Roundtatble: politics keeps a high profile in New York and the North Country

With Republicans defending just a one seat majority in the state Senate, the race for the 48th Senate District seat has broad significance for New York. That was the first question this morning when David Sommerstein joined Martha Foley and Brian Mann for a roundtable on state and national politics.  Go to full article

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