New York

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At first impression Maria Vullo is guarded, and a bit camera shy. But when she talks about her legal work, going back decades, you can feel her conviction.

“When I went after a domestic terrorist in the Planned Parenthood case, no one would say I wasn’t tough.”

Mike Groll / AP

New York’s Department of Financial Services blasted New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office, saying it’s wasted almost $4 billion in fees to hedge funds.

Gillibrand Introduces Bill To Educate On Women's Suffrage

Oct 13, 2016
Paul Sancya / AP

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wants to acknowledge the role New York and Long Island played in the women’s suffrage movement. She has introduced a bill in the Senate to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

Mike Groll / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is one of many condemning Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his statements in the 2005 incident, where he spoke of women in vulgar terms, and described actions that many view as sexual assault.

Kathy Willens / AP

Speaking at a panel on corruption in state government at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara took a shot at some of Governor Andrew Cuomo's actions. Without mentioning Cuomo by name, Bharara seemed to criticize the governor’s actions. 

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