Data from President Donald Trump’s first internal reelection campaign poll conducted in March, which he denied repeatedly even existed, showed him losing a matchup by wide margins to former Vice President Joe Biden in key battleground states.

It’s a big day for Trump – his birthday! And he’s bought nearly $1 million in Facebook ads to make sure it goes off with a bang.

Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump’s current spokeswoman, is reportedly near the top of the internal list to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Trump said that his own wife had taken over the mantle of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, declaring that, “We have our own Jackie O, it’s called Melania, Melania T.”

The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is actively working with the FBI as they are trying to determine the cause of death of at least seven American tourists who died in the Dominican Republic, officials said.

One day after Trump said he would entertain the idea of accepting dirt on his political rivals from foreign nations, Federal Election Commission Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub released a statement making it clear that candidates for public office cannot accept assistance of any such kind.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed legislation that would allocate $7 billion in federal grants to help minority entrepreneurs start businesses.

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a verse by what she and her colleagues called the “Congressional Destiny’s Child” in promotion of new legislation they released yesterday that seeks to make birth control more accessible and affordable to patients.

Hillary Clinton has created a new nonprofit to supplement her post-2016 advocacy work, corporate records indicate. The Onward Together Foundation was formed on June 3 by Ezra Reese, an attorney at Perkins Coie, Clinton’s longtime law firm, according to District of Columbia incorporation records.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says he now believes Congress should start impeachment proceedings on Trump following his comments on accepting information on an opponent from foreign governments. He made the comments during an appearance Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

De Blasio and the NYC Council have agreed on a $92.8 billion city budget for the 2020 fiscal year that will put more social workers in public schools and bolster the city’s reserves.

EJ McMahon: “Many of the faces have changed, and so has the majority party, but the state Senate is more united than ever in its willingness to weaken disciplinary procedures for cops and firefighters accused of wrongdoing.”

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge has denied attorneys for Exxon Mobil Corp. access to former state AG Eric Schneiderman’s personal email account but agreed to consider a request from the company to depose a representative of the state Attorney General’s Office

An Albany bill that would legalize the recreational use of cannabis would allow up to six marijuana plants to be grown in a person’s home or yard. That’s a key difference from the legalization plan Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed earlier this year as part of his budget package.

New York City will spend $250,000 to help poor women who travel from other states to obtain abortions here, inserting itself into the increasingly contentious debate over access to the procedure. While the amount of money is relatively small, the allocation is a symbolic if provocative move as more conservative states take steps to all but ban abortion.

If Tiffany Cabán wins the Queens DA Democratic primary in late June and general election in November — and actually puts her plan in place — it would mark one of the biggest successes for the sex work decriminalization movement that, after years of struggling to gain mainstream traction, has growing popularity and political influence across the country.

Syracuse University announced that it had come to a new multi-year agreement with Nike that will keep the Orange wearing the Swoosh the next few years.

U.S. Senate Minority Leader and New York Senator Chuck Schumer wants to memorialize the first female sailor to die in combat in Syria by naming a U.S. warship after her.

Former state legislator Harvey Weisenberg received a rare honor this week when the Senate, where he never served, lauded him in a proclamation for his “unparalleled devotion” to people with disabilities in his long career representing Long Beach in the Assembly.