Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, but warned of the threat that Iran poses to Israel’s survival.
Rangel said Israel has always been a source of bipartisan support in Congress. But some Democrats are reportedly planning to boycott next month’s speech.
Plans to announce the nomination were hastily put together after reports of Lynch’s selection began to surface on Friday.
The New York Democrat said Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should train agents to conduct screenings on passengers arriving at U.S. airports from Ebola-affected countries.
Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.
NY Elected Officials Hold Rally For Israel As Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Counter-Demonstration
More than two dozen New York elected officials have been rallying at City Hall in support of Israel. Nearly 100 pro-Palestinian protesters staged a counter-demonstration outside the City Hall gates.
With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.
Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said Thursday that he called Rep. Charles Rangel to offer his congratulations.
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary late Tuesday, while opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat said the race was too close to call and went home for the night.
Thirty-two people, including U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, were arrested in the peaceful demonstration and charged with disorderly conduct.
Subsidized Stafford loans, which account for roughly a quarter of all direct federal borrowing, went from 3.4 percent interest to 6.8 percent interest on Monday.
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has filed a lawsuit to overturn his censure.
An anti-war demonstration in Times Square that was meant to mark the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq quickly became a protest against the fighting in Libya.
Owes, 17, had been a student at the prestigious Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. Prosecutors say she was also a member of a drug gang that terrorized 137th Street in Harlem.