ground zero mosque

Governor David Paterson

Gov. Paterson Under Fire For ‘Westernized’ Muslims Line

Muslim leaders in the United States were criticizing New York Gov. David Paterson for his description of the developers of a mosque planned near Ground Zero as peaceful, “almost westernized” Muslims.


Sharif El-Gamal

Mosque Developer: Money Won’t Come From Iran, Hamas

On Friday night the mastermind developer of one of the most controversial mosque projects in recent memory broke his silence. In the face of growing opposition, Sharif El-Gamal defended his plans to build an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero


Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Paterson: Mosque Developers ‘Hybrid, Almost Westernized’ Muslims

For weeks we’ve heard Gov. David Paterson say he’s got a plan to move the so-called ground zero mosque to another site. On Thursday he’s admitted that his idea is going nowhere.


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Hip-Hop Mogul Shows Support For Ground Zero Mosque

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is making his support for a proposed mosque near Ground Zero crystal clear through the windows of his apartment overlooking the World Trade Center site.


NY Republicans Seeking Schumer Senate Seat Hold Debate

Republicans seeking to unseat New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer want to see the abortion rights law overturned and want to see the proposed New York City mosque moved farther away from Ground Zero.


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Ground Zero Mosque Fuels Dueling Demonstrations In NYC

Two rallies were being held in Lower Manhattan Sunday, and as CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports, one is for and one is against the building of a mosque near Ground Zero.


Eye On New York

Eye On New York: Ground Zero Mosque

In this week’s edition of Eye On New York, we take a closer look at the Cordoba Initiative, also known as Park 51, and their controversial plans to build a mosque just blocks from Ground Zero.

CBS 2–08/22/2010

Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Giuliani: Ground Zero Mosque Building More Hatred

The imam of the so-called ground zero mosque started his government sponsored tour of the Middle East on Thursday as former Mayor Rudy Giuliani became the latest to suggest a location switch.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

9/11 Families: Pelosi Has Lost Her Mind

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has “no regrets” about speaking out about the so-called ground zero mosque, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have some.


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Obama: ‘No Regrets’ Over Mosque Comments

President Barack Obama says he has “no regrets” over the comments he made about the right of Muslims to build an Islamic center near the former site of the World Trade Center.


Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Dolan Offers To Mediate Moving Ground Zero Mosque

The leader of the Catholic Archdiocese of New York suggested the Ground Zero mosque be moved and as CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reports, he is offering to help broker a deal.


James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Responders Slam Obama On Health Bill Silence

Some 9/11 first responders were criticizing President Obama for getting involved in the Ground Zero mosque controversy but not pushing for passage of the $7 billion Zadroga health bill.


Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Ground Zero Mosque On The Move?

There was a possible resolution in the works Tuesday night in the debate surrounding the proposed mosque and Islamic cultural center near ground zero.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Rips Into Obama Over Mosque Remarks

There was strong condemnation Monday from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of the Democrats and Republicans who have weighed in on the ground zero mosque debate.


Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

9/11 Families ‘Stunned’ The President Backs Mosque

President Barack Obama says Muslims have the right to build a mosque at Ground Zero, but he wouldn’t comment Saturday on whether he thinks it’s a good idea.