Pa. GOP Senate primary: Oz, McCormick still neck and neck

Vote counting in Pennsylvania's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate dragged into a third day as Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick remained essentially tied with thousands of ballots left to tally.

2022 Election: Expert draws GOP-friendly NY political maps

A court-appointed expert released a draft of new congressional maps for New York that are more favorable to Republicans than the original gerrymandered political maps drawn by Democrats. The draft maps would create five districts that lean Republican and at least four other districts where Republicans would be competitive.

Biden pushes 'ultra-MAGA' label on GOP as he defends record

It is a message seemingly aimed directly at the listless and divided base of Biden's own party, as Democrats struggle to keep their voters motivated, as well as at some moderate voters who still recoil at the memory of Trump’s tumultuous tenure in office.

Hochul names new lieutenant governor: Rep. Antonio Delgado

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul named U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado as New York's next lieutenant governor. Delgado, a Democrat, will take on the largely ceremonial role previously formerly held by Brian Benjamin, who resigned following his arrest for federal corruption charges he denies.

Election 2022: Hochul campaign releases blitz of ads

Gov. Kathy Hochul's campaign has now spent close to $1 million on this round of TV ads, which is only a drop in the bucket compared to the cash she has left on hand. She has raised more than $21 million so far.

Election 2022: Gov. Hochul hits hurdle after running mate's arrest

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul will have to maneuver the sudden arrest and resignation of her running mate and lieutenant governor on bribery charges as she tries to win her party's nomination in June. But it's unclear whether it will endanger her primary bid in the end. Hochul became the state's first woman governor in August when she took over for Democrat Andrew Cuomo, who resigned amid allegations he sexually harassed 11 women, which he denied. Political observers and Democratic strategists say it's unclear whether Benjamin's arrest and resignation alone will be enough for her two primary challengers to wrest the party nomination from Hochul.

2022 Election: New York redistricting ruling temporarily on hold

A trial court ruling that declared New York's new congressional and legislative district maps unconstitutional was temporarily stayed by a state appeals court judge Monday. The interim order from state Appellate Division Justice Stephen K. Lindley is in effect until Thursday, when oral arguments in the case are scheduled. Another decision on whether to extend the stay is expected later that day. The order comes four days after a trial court judge in Steuben County threw the state's primary season in turmoil by ruling the state's districts were illegally gerrymandered to benefit Democrats.

New York redistricting ruling appealed

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders moved quickly to appeal a trial court judge's ruling that declared the state's new congressional and legislative district maps unconstitutional. Judge Patrick McAllister threw New York's primary season in turmoil Thursday by ruling the districts were illegally gerrymandered to benefit Democrats.