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Unprecedented voter turnout combined with malfunctioning ballot scanners caused frustration and havoc at polling sites across Brooklyn for Tuesday’s midterm election. … Full Article

'Blowout voter turnout' across Brooklyn, but busted scanners and weather cause chaos

Unprecedented voter turnout combined with malfunctioning ballot scanners caused frustration and havoc at polling sites across Brooklyn for Tuesday’s midterm election. … Full Article

Tokens of support for Beto O'Rourke, made in Brooklyn

Marilyn Descours, a 65-year-old retired baker and restaurateur in La Grange, Texas, is an avid supporter of Beto O’Rourke, the Senate candidate who’s aiming to upset Ted C … Full Article

Bloomberg's New Hampshire event fuels White House bid talk

A quick stop by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House is sparking more speculation about a possible White House bid by the billionaire media company founder and gun safety advocate. … Full Article

Bloomberg becomes Democrat again, looks at Presidential run

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is officially a Democrat again. The global media company founder said yesterday he has registered as a Democrat, which would be especially significant if he decides to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.  … Full Article

On a historic day, women gather to chart the ‘new rules’

As a partisan duel took place in Washington, a Brooklyn conference looked for solutions to problems in the workplace and beyond. … Full Article

Cuomo says Trump fools the country, but not New York

In a searing speech from the pulpit of a black church, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a Brooklyn congregation on Sunday that Donald Trump is a "slick salesman" who fooled many people in this country, but the Democrat said the Republican president hasn't fooled New Yorkers. … Full Article

Congressional candidate takes time off for military training

A candidate running for a Brooklyn congressional seat had to take time off from the campaign trail because Uncle Sam called him to duty. … Full Article

Sen. Gillibrand takes questions from students and more at Brooklyn town hall

Kirsten Gillibrand addressed Brooklyn constituents at the Pratt Institute on Thursday as part of a series of town hall meetings throughout New York City. … Full Article

New York state launches tax probe of Trump Foundation

ALBANY— New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law. … Full Article

Donovan looks to beef up Dept. of Homeland Security

Terrorists are always working to develop new ways to attack the U.S. and the nation needs to be ready to counter them, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who is seeking to beef up the Department of Homeland Security.  … Full Article

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