Bill de Blasio says his landslide victory in New York City's mayoral election shows that the people have chosen "a progressive path" forward, and pledged to make tackling income inequality a top priority.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was re-elected by a huge margin Tuesday night, easily defeating his Democratic competitor state Sen. Barbara Buono, and setting himself up for a presidential bid in 2016.
Two nonpartisan advocacy groups are offering help to New Yorkers going to the polls.
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Advocates are pressing commuters is New Jersey to approve a constitutional amendment that would tie the state's minimum wage to an annual cost-of-living adjustment.
A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that found the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities, and it took the unusual step of removing her from the case, saying interviews she gave during the trial called her impartiality into question.
The New York City Marathon is hoping to make a triumphant comeback this weekend after Superstorm Sandy's devastation forced its cancellation last year. And despite heightened security following the terror attack at the Boston Marathon, many of the estimated 45,000 runners are shrugging off concerns for their own safety.