New York Assembly hires top law firm for Cuomo investigation
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks before getting vaccinated at a church in the Harlem section of New York, Wednesday, March 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)ALBANY, N.Y. – New York’s Assembly has hired a Manhattan law firm to assist in its impeachment investigation of Gov. The Manhattan firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, which has more than 900 attorneys, will lead the probe, said Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Lavine. “I have the utmost faith that Assemblymember Lavine and our Judiciary Committee will conduct a full and fair investigation,” Heastie said. On Wednesday, Cuomo received his COVID-19 vaccination at a church in Harlem, where several Black leaders in New York City appeared at his side.
Rangel, Cochran declare victory on big primary night
Rangel, Cochran declare victory on big primary night Longtime Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory in the Democratic primary in his NYC district, though the race was too close to call, and six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran narrowly beat his tea party challenger in Mississippi. CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto dissects the results of a busy election night.cbsnews.com
Rangel declares victory in hotly contested primary
Rangel declares victory in hotly contested primary Longtime Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory in the Democratic primary in his NYC district in a long speech to his supporters late Tuesday, but his opponent, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, insisted the race was too close to callcbsnews.com
Charles Rangel faces tough fight for re-election
Charles Rangel faces tough fight for re-election In New York's 13th district, 22-term Democratic incumbent Charles Rangel faces a tough primary challenge from national newcomer Adriano Espaillat thanks to the redrawing of district lines. If Espaillat wins the primary and general election, he’ll become the first Dominican elected to Congress. Maurice DuBois reports.cbsnews.com