Biden Withdraws From 2024 Presidential Race, Endorses VP Kamala Harris To Be New Nominee Biden Withdraws From 2024 Presidential Race, Endorses VP Kamala Harris To Be New Nominee
Biden Withdraws From 2024 Presidential Race, Endorses VP Kamala Harris To Be New Nominee President Joe Biden has just announced he is pulling out of the 2024 race against Republican nominee Donald Trump. The news comes amid concerns over the 81-year-old Biden's health, which were loudly voiced by both allies and opponents after a disastrous debate performance against Trump on Thursday, June 27, and as the 46th president recovers from a COVID-19 infection contracted late last week. The move clears the way for the Democratic Party to decide on a new nominee just weeks before its convention in Chicago starts on Monday, Aug. 19. In a statement released just before 2 p.m. Sunday, J…
Conditions Improve For Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally, Hospital Says Conditions Improve For Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally, Hospital Says
Conditions Improve For Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally, Hospital Says The two men who were shot during a Trump rally in Pennsylvania and left in critical condition have had their conditions upgraded, Allegheny Hospital Officials told Daily Voice on Wednesday, July 17.  David Dutch, 57 of New Kensington, PA, and James Copenhaver, 74 of Moon Township, PA, were in critical condition following the shooting by Thomas Matthew Crooks at the Trump rally on Saturday, July 13. Both of their statuses "have been upgraded from critical to serious condition as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17," a spokesperson from AGH told us that evening. To clarify, this means both o…
Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets COVID-19 Again Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets COVID-19 Again
Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets Covid-19 Again Despite being fully vaccinated and boosted, President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 — again, White House officials announced on Wednesday, July 17. The 81-year-old Biden has tested positive for COVID while in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of the DNC, officials with the White House explained. His symptoms are mild. His doctor noted that he presented with upper respiratory symptoms, such as a runny nose, a non-productive cough, and "general malaise," as stated in the release.  Since his condition did not improve throughout the day, a COVID test was conducted on Wednesda…
US Secret Service Director With Former Job In Purchase Takes Hits After Trump Shooting: Report US Secret Service Director With Former Job In Purchase Takes Hits After Trump Shooting: Report
US Secret Service Director With Former Job In Purchase Takes Hits After Trump Shooting: Report The director of the US Secret Service, who once directed security for a Westchester County-headquartered company, is facing criticism following the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, according to a report by ABC News.  The scrutiny toward the US Secret Service, headed by Director Kimberly Cheatle, comes following a fatal shooting at a Trump Rally in Butler, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13 that left one man dead and two others in critical condition. Trump himself was also injured in the shooting, suffering a wound to his ear.  Earlier Report - Dona…
NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption
NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez was convicted on corruption charges Tuesday, July 16. The jury found Menendez, a Democrat, guilty on all 16 counts after prosecutors accused him of giving secret information and military aid to Egypt in exchange for various favors, according to a release by the US Department of Justice. Menendez, a power broker in Hudson County and former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had professed his innocence. The senator, first appointed in 2006, had already ruled out running as a Democrat in this year's election but said he was considering an independen…
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate
Former Trump Hater J.D. Vance Selected As Donald Trump's VP Candidate Former President Donald Trump unveiled his vice presidential running mate late Monday afternoon, July 15.  US Sen. J.D. Vance of Ohio, age 39, was announced as the pick by Trump on Truth Social just ahead of his appearance at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. The post reads as follows: "After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice President of the United States is Senator J.D. Vance of the Great State of Ohio. J.D. honorably served our Country in the Ma…
Ex-Danbury State Rep Apologizes For Meme Making Light Of Trump Assassination Attempt Ex-Danbury State Rep Apologizes For Meme Making Light Of Trump Assassination Attempt
Ex-Danbury State Rep Apologizes For Meme Making Light Of Trump Assassination Attempt A former Fairfield County state representative who is running again to unseat a Republican is apologizing for a meme he posted following the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Democrat Kenneth Gucker, who is running for the 138th District in Danbury, posted the meme, which showed up on X and Facebook on Saturday, July 13.  The meme depicted an image from a 1960s sitcom, "Get Smart," implying the bullet "missed him by that much." @MattRitterCT @ctdems@CTHouseDems@NancyDiNardoCT@GovNedLamont need to condemn Ken Gucker Dem candidate for state rep in Danbury & …
Internet Providers Would Be Forced To Issue Outage Credits Under NY Bill: 'Matter Of Fairness' Internet Providers Would Be Forced To Issue Outage Credits Under NY Bill: 'Matter Of Fairness'
Internet Providers Would Be Forced To Issue Outage Credits Under NY Bill: 'Matter Of Fairness' New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would force internet providers to compensate customers for service outages. Under the “Internet Service Outage Consumer Protection Act,” providers would be required to issue prorated bill credits to customers for any service outages lasting more than an hour. The bill was introduced by Democratic Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, who represents the 111th Assembly District covering parts of Schenectady County. “In today’s digital age, reliable internet service is not just a convenience, but a necessity,” he said. “When service is disrupted,…
Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally
Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Secret Service agents rushed to get former President Donald Trump offstage after loud bangs were heard and he dropped to the ground at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Just minutes after the early evening event on Saturday, July 13 in Butler, just north of Pittsburgh, started, the apparent shots were heard. Trump had turned to show a chart of border crossing numbers when bangs rang throughout the crowd. He ducked and was tackled by Secret Service members as members of the crowd gasped and chanted, "U-S-A." Possible gunshots at former President Trump's rally in Butler, PA. Secret Servic…
Fairfield County Congressman Himes Among Latest Dems To Call On Biden To Quit Race Fairfield County Congressman Himes Among Latest Dems To Call On Biden To Quit Race
Fairfield County Congressman Himes Among Latest Dems To Call On Biden To Quit Race Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes (D--4th District) is the latest sitting representative to call upon President Joe Biden to call it quits on his presidential campaign. Himes, whose district covers 17 towns and cities in most of Fairfield County and some of New Haven County, is also the first member of the state's congressional delegation to do so. He announced on X following Biden's much-anticipated press conference on Thursday, July 11, during which he said the president's record of public service is unrivaled.  "His accomplishments are immense," Himes wrote. "His legacy as a great …
'Hard To Imagine' Biden Serving 4 Years, Says Michael Douglas Who Hosted Irvington Fundraiser 'Hard To Imagine' Biden Serving 4 Years, Says Michael Douglas Who Hosted Irvington Fundraiser
'Hard To Imagine' Biden Serving 4 Years, Says Michael Douglas Who Hosted Irvington Fundraiser A longtime Hollywood ally of Joe Biden who hosted a re-election fundraising event for the president at his Westchester estate this past spring is now casting doubts on the 81-year-old's ability to serve a second term in office.  In an interview with BBC, iconic actor Michael Douglas said it would be "hard to imagine" Biden serving another full term in office if he is re-elected, the outlet reported.  Douglas, who himself is 79 years old, personally hosted the fundraiser for Biden along with his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, at their Irvington-on-Hudson residence on Thursday, April 2…
Taxes, Zoning, Transportation Top Issues For Incumbent State Sen. Ryan Fazio Taxes, Zoning, Transportation Top Issues For Incumbent State Sen. Ryan Fazio
Taxes, Zoning, Transportation Top Issues For Incumbent State Sen. Ryan Fazio Born and raised in Greenwich, District 36 (Greenwich, North Stamford, and portions of Stamford, New Canaan, and Newfield-Westover-Turn of River) State Sen. Ryan Fazio still calls the town home.  First elected to the Greenwich Representative Town Meeting, the investment advisor has also spent years volunteering for Greenwich United Way and Meals on Wheels. In 2021, Fazio first came to the senate after winning a special election upon the sudden resignation of Sen. Alex Kasser (D). In 2022, by a very slight margin, he beat his democratic opponent to retain his senate seat in the general e…
Fall-River Native Stephanopoulos Caught On Hot Mic Saying Biden Can't Serve For 4 More Years Fall-River Native Stephanopoulos Caught On Hot Mic Saying Biden Can't Serve For 4 More Years
Fall-River Native Stephanopoulos Caught On Hot Mic Saying Biden Can't Serve For 4 More Years ABC News' George Stephanopoulos was caught in a candid moment on a New York street this week saying he doesn't believe Biden can serve another term as president.  A fan asked The "Good Morning America" anchor on the streets of New York on Tuesday, July 9, if Biden was fit to remain as commander-in-chief or if the president should step aside for a younger candidate.  "Do you think Biden should step down? You've talked to him more than anybody else has lately," the person says in a video obtained by TMZ.  Stephanopoulos appears to respond, "I don't think he can serve four more…
Dem Mikie Sherrill Says President Biden Should Drop Out Of Presidential Race Dem Mikie Sherrill Says President Biden Should Drop Out Of Presidential Race
Dem Mikie Sherrill Says President Biden Should Drop Out Of Presidential Race Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-NJ, has joined the chorus of Democrats calling for President Joe Biden to not seek re-election, following his disastrous debate performance almost two weeks ago. In a statement, Sherill who represents the 11th Congressional District, which includes parts of Essex, Morris and Passaic Counties, praised Biden for his accomplishments in public service and as president, but said the stakes are too high with former President Donald Trump on the ballot. "We cannot allow Trump to return to the White House and implement his dangerous Project 2025 plan that hurts the …
Leaked Poll Shows Who PA Voters Want Instead Of Biden Leaked Poll Shows Who PA Voters Want Instead Of Biden
Leaked Poll Shows Who PA Voters Want Instead Of Biden A leaked-post Presidential debate poll states the swing state of Pennsylvania could be the election's "tipping point".  In the OpenLabs poll shared in political insider groups, analysts noted that in PA President Biden is trailing former President Trump by 7.3 polling points. It also showed that approximately 10% of voters in PA remain undecided.  The poll went on to consider other potential Democratic Party presidential candidates. In Pennsylvania, voters preferred the following candidates in this order — all ranking above Biden as a candidate:  Governor of Michigan G…
Former County Court Judge Susan Cacace Wins Democratic Primary For Westchester DA Former County Court Judge Susan Cacace Wins Democratic Primary For Westchester DA
Former County Court Judge Susan Cacace Wins Democratic Primary For Westchester DA Former County Court Judge Susan Cacace emerged victorious in the Democratic primary race for Westchester District Attorney.  Cacace, who resigned as County Court Judge in December 2023 after nearly 20 years in the position, earned 59 percent of the votes during the Democratic primary election held on Tuesday, June 25, according to a New York Times report.  Cacace defeated her opponent, attorney and Mount Vernon native William O. Wagstaff III, who earned 31 percent of the votes, the New York Times reported.  In addition to her experience in the County Court,&nb…
Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph
Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph A pair of first-time Congressional candidates scored decisive wins in much-watched Democratic primaries in downstate New York. Westchester County Executive George Latimer easily defeated two-time incumbent Jamaal Bowman in the District 16 race, 58 percent to 41 percent, with 84 percent of the vote in, according to the New York State Board of Elections. With $25 million spent, it was the most expensive Congressional primary race in US history and one that became contentious over debates on the Israel-Hamas war. The district includes the southern portion of Westchester, including White …
Journalist Vs. Chemist: Avlon, Goroff Face Off For Suffolk County Congressional Primary Race Journalist Vs. Chemist: Avlon, Goroff Face Off For Suffolk County Congressional Primary Race
Journalist Vs. Chemist: Avlon, Goroff Face Off For Suffolk County Congressional Primary Race Among the New York races that political pundits are keeping an eye on this Primary Day is that of the journalist versus the chemist. On Long Island, Democrats John Avlon and Nancy Goroff are facing off to determine who will take on Republican Rep. Nick LaLota in November for the state’s 1st Congressional District, representing the eastern two-thirds of Suffolk County. The 51-year-old Avlon is a former political analyst at CNN who previously served as a columnist and associate editor for The New York Sun. He was also the chief speech writer for former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Ea…
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent The closely-watched Democratic race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat is about to come to a close as the most expensive congressional primary in history, according to reports. CBS News says nearly $25 million has been raised and spent during the race, which will be decided on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, June 25. Over half of this amount, $16 million, has been put toward anti-Bowman attack ads and was largely spent by United Democracy Project, a super PAC of the pro-Israel group American Israel Public…
NY Voters Beware: Erroneous Polling Site Info Being Pushed By Text Scammers NY Voters Beware: Erroneous Polling Site Info Being Pushed By Text Scammers
NY Voters Beware: Erroneous Polling Site Info Being Pushed By Text Scammers Voters in New York are being warned about scammers who are trying to confuse them ahead of the state’s primary elections. The New York State Board of Elections has received reports from voters across the state who have received unsolicited text messages from an outside group pushing incorrect polling place information. “The State Board would like to remind voters that the best place to get information about elections and voting is directly from the New York State Board of Elections and the County Boards of Elections,” the agency said in a press release Monday, June 24. “Voters are enc…
Hochul Signs Bill Restricting 'Addictive' Social Media Feeds Targeting Children Hochul Signs Bill Restricting 'Addictive' Social Media Feeds Targeting Children
Hochul Signs Bill Restricting 'Addictive' Social Media Feeds Targeting Children Big changes are on the horizon for those TikTok and Instagram feeds. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed new legislation Thursday, June 20, meant to combat what lawmakers called “addictive” social media algorithms aimed at minors, the first such law in the country. Under the Stop Addictive Feeds Exploitation (SAFE) For Kids Act, social media companies will be required to display content chronologically for users under 18 unless they get parental consent allowing them to show content that is selected algorithmically instead. Content that is algorithmically curated relies on a user’s behavior and past …
Former Prince George's County Councilman Accused Of Stealing Campaign Funds: State Prosecutor Former Prince George's County Councilman Accused Of Stealing Campaign Funds: State Prosecutor
Former Prince George's County Councilman Accused Of Stealing Campaign Funds: State Prosecutor The Prince George's County councilman who abruptly resigned last week is facing charges for allegedly stealing more than $100,000 in campaign funds, the Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor announced on Thursday. James R. Franklin is facing charges that include multiple counts of felony theft scheme, embezzlement, and perjury following a long-ranging scheme that began in 2009. According to the charges filed on June 20, Franklin established his campaign committee “Friends of Mel Franklin” in 2009 to raise funds for his election to the Prince George’s County Council, where he ser…
Race For State Senate Seat Marks First Political Run For Ex-Lamont Aide Nick Simmons Race For State Senate Seat Marks First Political Run For Ex-Lamont Aide Nick Simmons
Race For State Senate Seat Marks First Political Run For Ex-Lamont Aide Nick Simmons This may be Nick Simmons' first political race, but he is not a newcomer to politics.  The State Senate District 36 candidate, brother to Stamford Mayor Carolyn Simmons, was born and raised in Greenwich and now calls Stamford home.  The district comprises Greenwich, North Stamford, and portions of Stamford, New Canaan, and Newfield-Westover-Turn of River. He left a brief career on Wall Street to teach middle school math in Harlem.  Within a few years, at 26, Simmons became one of the youngest acting school principals in New York.  Later, he went on to serve in Gov. Ne…
‘Sad Day’: SCOTUS Bump Stock Ruling Sparks Bipartisan Condemnation From NY Politicians ‘Sad Day’: SCOTUS Bump Stock Ruling Sparks Bipartisan Condemnation From NY Politicians
‘Sad Day’: SCOTUS Bump Stock Ruling Sparks Bipartisan Condemnation From NY Politicians New York politicians wasted no time reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision striking down a federal ban on bump stocks, which allow semiautomatic rifles to fire more quickly. In their 6-3 ruling Friday, June 14, with conservatives in the majority, the high court sided with a Texas gun store owner who surrendered his bump stocks after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) reclassified the devices as machine guns in 2018. He later sued to get them back. The ATF’s regulation, issued under the Trump administration with his full support, came about after the 2017 Las Veg…
What Conviction Comment? Trump Endorses Former Gov. Hogan's Senate Bid What Conviction Comment? Trump Endorses Former Gov. Hogan's Senate Bid
What Conviction Comment? Trump Endorses Former Gov. Hogan's Senate Bid Days after former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan "urged" Americans to support Donald Trump's guilty verdict, he got the former president's backing in the GOP race for Maryland Senate. During an interview with Fox News reporter Aishah Hasnie, Trump said he'd "like to see" Hogan win. "I know other people made some strong statements, but I can just say from my standpoint, I'm about the party and I'm about the country. And I would like to see him win.” TRUMP tells me: “I'd like to see him win. I think he has a good chance to win… I know other people made some strong statements, but I can ju…
Protestors Don't Get Far Storming Field During Congressional Game At Nats Park (VIDEO) Protestors Don't Get Far Storming Field During Congressional Game At Nats Park (VIDEO)
Protestors Don't Get Far Storming Field During Congressional Game At Nats Park (Video) Eight climate change protestors were arrested after storming the field during a Congressional baseball game at National's Park Wednesday, June 12. Before the game, US Capitol Police had been tipped off that some people planned on protesting. Officers were well-prepared with a plan, executed swiftly when the protestors sprung into action. BREAKING: We have taken the field at the Congressional Baseball Game + play has FROZEN!Congress sends billions of public $$ to subsidize deadly fossil fuels — but the police are tackling us instead.This Chevron-sponsored game cannot continue. This is unc…
Stunner: Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester's Latimer For Congress Stunner: Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester's Latimer For Congress
Stunner: Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester's Latimer For Congress In a stunning move, Westchester's Hillary Clinton has endorsed County Executive George Latimer for a hotly contested congressional seat. A former First Lady and Senator, Clinton, of Chappaqua, made the announcement on X on Wednesday, June 12. "With Trump on the ballot, we need strong, principled Democrats in Congress more than ever, Clinton wrote. "In Congress, @LatimerforNY will protect abortion rights, stand up to the NRA, and fight for President Biden’s agenda—just like he’s always done. Make a plan to vote by June 25th!" Latimer is facing off with current two-term Democrat R…
Stunner: Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester's Latimer For Congress Stunner: Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester's Latimer For Congress
Stunner: Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester's Latimer For Congress In a stunning move, Hillary Clinton has endorsed Westchester County Executive George Latimer in the highly contested Democratic primary race against two-term incumbent Jamaal Bowman. The District 16 primary is set for Tuesday, June 25. A former First Lady and US Senato from New York, Clinton, a Northern Westchester resident who resides in Chappaqua, made the announcement on X on Wednesday, June 12. "With Trump on the ballot, we need strong, principled Democrats in Congress more than ever, Clinton wrote. "In Congress, @LatimerforNY will protect abortion rights, stand up to the NRA, and figh…
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester As the race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat heats up, an all-new poll is giving a glimpse of who may emerge victorious.  Click here for a new, updated story: Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress According to a poll conducted by Emerson College Polling/PIX11/The Hill released on Tuesday, June 11, Latimer currently leads Bowman 48 percent to 31 percent. Meanwhile, 21 percent of voters are still undecided.  The 16th district include…
4 Campaign Workers Accused Of Misusing Absentee Ballots In Bridgeport 4 Campaign Workers Accused Of Misusing Absentee Ballots In Bridgeport
4 Campaign Workers Accused Of Misusing Absentee Ballots In Bridgeport Four campaign workers involved in the 2019 Bridgeport Democratic mayoral primary have been charged with misusing absentee ballots. On Tuesday, June 11, inspectors from the Statewide Prosecution Bureau in the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney arrested Bridgeport residents: Alfredo Castillo, age 52 Wanda Geter-Pataky, age 67 Nilsa Heredia, age 61 Josephine Edmonds, age 62 Each was charged with unlawful possession of absentee ballots and other election-related charges, said Chief State's Attorney Patrick J. Griffin. Three of the four are also charged with tampering with a witness, officia…
'Jury Of Our Peers Act' Allowing Convicted Felons To Serve On Juries Passes NY Legislature 'Jury Of Our Peers Act' Allowing Convicted Felons To Serve On Juries Passes NY Legislature
'Jury Of Our Peers Act' Allowing Convicted Felons To Serve On Juries Passes NY Legislature New Yorkers with felony convictions could soon serve on court juries after state lawmakers passed legislation reversing the lifetime ban on such service. The New York State Assembly on Friday, June 7, passed the “Jury of Our Peers Act,” which would allow those convicted of felonies to serve on New York juries once they are released from prison or have otherwise satisfied all of their sentencing requirements. Advocates say the move will help rectify an underrepresentation of minorities on juries. “Black New Yorkers have been systematically denied the right to serve on juries as they are dis…