Hillary Clinton

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A residency requirement for college students seeking free tuition at New York’s public colleges is drawing criticism. Governor Cuomo defends the late addition to the plan, approved as part of the state budget earlier this month.

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The New York Legislature is off this week, but the session so far has featured an unusual amount of protests and arrests, and more actions are expected when lawmakers return.

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Former President Bill Clinton cast his ballot for his wife, failed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, at Monday’s Electoral College meeting in Albany. Clinton blames the loss on the Russians and the FBI.

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“Mr. Chairman we have seven votes for Hillary Clinton. Thank you.”

That was Connecticut State Representative Christopher Rosario, a Bridgeport Democrat, announcing the state’s Electoral College vote at a ceremony in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Hartford on Monday.

Electoral College: Conn. Electors Talk Controversy

Dec 15, 2016
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On Monday 538 electors are expected to gather at state capitols all across the country to cast their vote for U.S. president. This year, particular attention is being paid to this exercise because for the second time in 16 years, the candidate who lost the popular vote for president is expected to win the Electoral College vote.