New York

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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton talked a lot about the economy when she spoke at a rally at Cohoes High School in Cohoes, N.Y. on Monday night.

Joe Ryder / WSHU

Ohio Governor John Kasich has begun campaigning on Long Island ahead of New York’s April 19 primary. The Republican Presidential candidate held a town hall forum at Hofstra University on Monday.

Mike Groll / AP

State lawmakers were down to the wire on meeting the state budget deadline, and voting was expected to go on beyond the midnight deadline, once all of the budget bills are finalized.

Mike Groll / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders hope to finalize a state budget before a Friday deadline.

Rachel Ackoff / Bend the Arc

Advocates gathered at several Long Island Rail Road stations on Monday to pressure lawmakers to include a $15 minimum wage in the New York State budget. More than a dozen supporters, including Rachel Ackoff of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, held a press conference at the Hicksville train station.