Election


No Doubt Russia Interfered in Election, Intel Chief Says

Brushing aside Donald Trump’s dismissiveness, the nation’s intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more confident than ever that Russia interfered in America’s recent presidential election. And he called…

Read more »

Great Expectations: Small Businesses Upbeat About 2017

Donald Trump’s election as president has made many small business owners more upbeat about 2017. Dean Bingham says he’s cautiously optimistic because business picked up at his auto repair shop…

Read more »

Obama Says He’d Have Beaten Trump in Election

President Barack Obama said in an interview released Monday that he would have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again,” delivering an implicit criticism of Hillary…

Read more »

Clinton Wins Popular Vote by Nearly 2.9 Million

Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump, giving her the largest popular vote margin of any losing presidential candidate. Certified results in all 50 states…

Read more »

Democrat Sen. Tony Avella Launches NYC Mayoral Bid

State Sen. Tony Avella announced Sunday his intent to challenge Mayor Bill de Blasio in the 2017 mayoral primary. The Queens Democrat, who is a member of the breakaway Independent…

Read more »

Despite Protests, Trump Cruises to Electoral College Victory

There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America’s 45th president. An effort by anti-Trump forces…

Read more »

White House Suggests Putin Was Involved in U.S. Hacking

The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election and said it was…

Read more »