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FILE - A firefighter in an honor guard next to a reflecting pool set up in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks rotates off his post September 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

9/11 First Responders Not Invited To 10th Anniversary Ceremony At Ground Zero

According to a report by the Daily News, security issues and making sure that all of the victims’ families will be able to participate in the 10th anniversary of 9/11, contributed to first responders not being invited to the ceremony.

08/13/2011

President Barack Obama (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Washington ‘Must Do Better’ In Addressing Debt

Administration officials privately called S&P’s analysis flawed. But Obama himself refrained from comment as he spent the weekend at Camp David.

08/06/2011

Wall Street (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Markets Drop After Debt Ceiling Agreement

On Wall Street, all three major indices dropped more than 2 percent Tuesday following news that consumers cut their spending in June.

08/03/2011

The entrance Federal Reserve Bank of New York, located at 33 Liberty Street, is seen on July 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

No Decisions Announced At New York Federal Reserve Meeting As Debt Ceiling Deadline Looms

Executives from the country’s biggest banks met with U.S. Treasury officials Friday to discuss how debt auctions will be handled if Congress fails to raise the borrowing limit before Tuesday’s deadline.

07/30/2011

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Says Debt Ceiling Debate Hurting Everyone; House GOP Sets Vote On Revamped Bill

The stalemated political tug of war over raising the debt ceiling has Mayor Michael Bloomberg saying it’s already hurting our reputation in the minds of investors around the world.

07/28/2011

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) speaks as Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (R) listens during a news conference discussing the latest development of the debt ceiling negotiations July 25, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Schumer: Debt Crisis Threatens NYers Benefits

New York Sen. Charles Schumer says failure to the national debt crisis threatens New Yorkers’ Social Security and veterans’ benefits checks.

07/27/2011

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Tri-State Residents, Politicians Weigh In On Possible Social Security, Medicare Changes As Part Of Debt Talks

Congressman Peter King said that nothing should be done to affect people already collecting benefits, but argues programs like Social Security and Medicare are unsustainable over the long term.

07/07/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rep. Weiner Pleads With Supporters To Stay By His Side

As Rep. Weiner’s sexting scandal deepens, there are growing calls this morning for him to step down, but he’s digging in his heels.

06/08/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner

Rep. Weiner Stays Silent In Wake Of New, Racy Text Messages

The heat is on. There were renewed calls Tuesday for the resignation of troubled Congressman Anthony Weiner from both political parties.

06/07/2011

House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

GOP Wave Changes White House-Congress Dynamics

Republicans have independents to thank for many of their wins. In 2008, President Obama won 52-percent of the independent vote. That has flipped.

11/03/2010

House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Tea Party, GOP Change Makeup Of Congress

Republicans racked up dozens of victories. As of Wednesday morning they gained six seats in the Senate and 58 seats in the House, more than enough to give the GOP control of the lower house.

11/03/2010

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