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Former Cuomo Aide Draws Scrutiny as Ties to Governor Persist

wsj.com — In January, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco left to work at Madison Square Garden Co., but he has continued to function as the governor's aide, in situations that some legal experts and ethics watchdogs say raise questions about potential conflicts of interest and compliance with the law.

New Yorkers Cast Their Primary Votes With Mixed Feelings

wsj.com — New Yorkers voiced both excitement and frustration with this year's presidential candidates as they cast their votes Tuesday in the primaries, the first presidential nominating contests of consequence in the state in decades. In interviews with scores of voters across the state, many described looking at the field, evaluating flawed candidates...

Bernie Sanders Runs Into Trouble in Midtown: An Independent Voter

blogs.wsj.com — NEW YORK - While strolling Midtown Manhattan on primary day, Bernie Sanders encountered one of the reasons he may face a tough time in Tuesday's results: an independent voter. "What do you think of the closed primary system in New York?"

New Yorkers Head to the Polls on Primary Day

wsj.com — New Yorkers began casting their votes in the primaries Tuesday morning, the first presidential nominating contests of consequence in the state since the late 1980s. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, the front-runners in this year's race for the White House, are expected to post wins in New York, according to the polls.

Bernie Sanders Walks Streets of New York Ahead of Big Primary

blogs.wsj.com — NEW YORK - On the eve of primary day here, Bernie Sanders led a chaotic procession through the streets of Queens, where he ambled along greeting everyone from teenage twin boys to a woman who emerged from a beauty salon, dye still in her hair.

Presidential Campaigns Make Final Push for New York Voters

wsj.com — Volunteers for the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns hit the streets and worked phone banks across New York on Monday in a final push to turn out supporters ahead of Tuesday's state primaries. Hillary Clinton's campaign organized thousands of volunteers to knock on doors, make calls and canvass in high-traffic areas.

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders make final appeals to New York voters

marketwatch.com — NEW YORK - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton closed out the race for New York with an aggressive outreach to women and nonwhite voters, as she labored to put rival Bernie Sanders in the rearview mirror.

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton Spar Ahead of New York Primary

wsj.com — Hillary Clinton tried to clarify again Sunday her support for a higher federal minimum wage following a week in which her position seemed to shift after attacks from her rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The issue flared up ahead of Tuesday's primary in New York, which this month approved a tiered increase in the state's minimum wage.

Presidential Candidates Court New York Jews

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Republicans Ted Cruz and John Kasich visit Orthodox Brooklyn neighborhoods; Bernie Sanders faces criticism over remarks on Israel NEW YORK-It was a sight that even those anticipating a competitive New York presidential primary on Tuesday hadn't expected to witness: Republican candidate Ted Cruz in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn belting out "Dayenu," the traditional Passover Seder song.

John Kasich Sees a Path Through the Northeast

wsj.com — Ohio Gov. John Kasich made an urgent case for his optimistic brand of politics, drawing among the sharpest contrasts to date with his chief rivals for the Republican presidential nomination and imploring New York voters to reject "the path that exploits anger."
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