Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.
Congressman Charles Rangel has been in Congress seemingly forever. But will the dean of New York’s delegation survive? On Tuesday, Rangel will duke it out in a Democratic primary to decide whether he gets a 22nd term in the House.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
Tell us how you really feel, Donnie Baseball. Mattingly ripped the five-year federal investigation into pitcher Roger Clemens on Tuesday as a complete “waste” of resources and money.
With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates.
In spite of a New York State Health Department order telling stores to stop selling synthetic marijuana, it is still available. The product has been found in stores all around New York, from bodegas in the Bronx to gas stations on Long Island.
The bill in Congress could cut close to $1 billion in MTA funding. City Council members say that would mean many of the improvement projects that are planned would be stopped short and straphangers could end up paying the difference.
New York’s junior senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, is a main sponsor of the so-called “Stock Act,” which forces lawmakers, their aides and family members to publicly disclose financial transactions.
The Obama administration says it would oppose pending legislation that would undermine “the dynamic, innovative global Internet.”
It’s been a bad year for commuters and if you rely on mass transit it’s only expected to get worse as a federal transit tax credit is set to expire at the end of the year.
“It’s really going to hurt because two of my kids are in college and of course $1,000, $2,000 can really help in paying tuition,” said Antonio Meloni of Astoria.
You could call it the “defense of pizza act” in congress — a measure designating the sauce on a slice as a veggie. Industry sources admit it is a move to keep pizza in the school lunch mix.
President Obama To Present Jobs Package To Congress, Nation; Bloomberg Says President Must Instill Confidence
resident Barack Obama is going before a skeptical Congress to pitch an economic plan aimed at creating jobs urgently and forcing Republicans to own the problem with him.
Congress is reconvening this week for what could be a painful confrontation over how to put Americans back to work.
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