House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Pundit: Government Shutdown Likely Dooms Lhota In NYC Mayor's RacePundits 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.
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.
Constituents: Rep. Weiner Cannot Save Himself, Must ResignThe 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.