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A poster depicting a “Wizard of Oz” flying monkey holding a “Hillary 2016” sign was hung over the street near Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s Brooklyn headquarters on Tuesday. … Full Article

Key things to know about Bernie Sanders of Vermont

Key things to know about independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is expected to enter the 2016 Democratic presidential campaign on Thursday, according to people familiar with his decision: THE BRIEF … Full Article

Malliotakis blasts Obama’s Cuba policy

The meeting between President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City over the weekend has been hailed a thaw in the tensions between the two countries, a frostiness that dates back more than 50 years. … Full Article

Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again for president

WASHINGTON— Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House. "Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion," she said. … Full Article

Haitians protest outside Hillary HQ in Brooklyn

The ink is barely dry on the lease for Hillary Clinton’s headquarters at 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights, but the protests have already begun. … Full Article
Hillary Clinton Possible Presidential Campaign HQ in Brooklyn Heights?

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton signs lease for Brooklyn Heights campaign office

Hillary Clinton's campaign office might end up being right in our backyard. … Full Article

Mark-Viverito to pitch municipal ID card to Phoenix

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is set to travel to Arizona to discuss New York City's municipal identification card program. Mark-Viverito will head to Phoenix on April 17. … Full Article

Schumer seen as top candidate to succeed Reid

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, who has worked side by side for several years with U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, is the top contender to succeed the Nevada Democrat as the chamber’s minority leader, according to several news reports. … Full Article

AP sues State Department, seeking access to Hillary Clinton records

The Associated Press is suing the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. … Full Article

Senate moves ahead on bill to fund Homeland Security agency

WASHINGTON — The Senate has voted to move forward on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), days ahead of a threatened partial agency shutdown. … Full Article

NYC to Republicans: Stop playing chicken with Homeland Security funding

New York City officials called on the GOP to “stop playing politics with Americans’ safety” and allow funding to go through for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) -- the government agency responsible for the security of our country’s critical infrastructure, borders, airports and ports. … Full Article

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