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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota waves to the media after voting on Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Pundit: Government Shutdown Likely Dooms Lhota In NYC Mayor’s Race

Pundits say if House Republicans shut down government public anger could affect local elections in New York City and also Nassau County, where Republican County Executive Ed Mangano is in a tough rematch with Tom Suozzi.

09/20/2013

Obama (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images); Boehner (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Slams Obama For Refusing To Cut From Social Security, Medicare To Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’

As the so-called “fiscal cliff” gets closer, there is still no agreement on taxes and budget cuts in Washington. No deal means everybody’s taxes will go up in a little less than three weeks.

12/11/2012

Rep. Anthony Weiner Admits To Tweeting Lewd Photo. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Constituents: Rep. Weiner Cannot Save Himself, Must Resign

The Forest Hills section of Queens has been a staunch supporter of Rep. Anthony Weiner, but now it appears that support is crumbling. That’s because the six-term congressman admitted Monday to posting lewd photos on Twitter.

06/06/2011