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Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Buck: Romney Tries To Reboot Losing Campaign With Ryan Pick

After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.

08/13/2012

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Mitt Romney Selects Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan To Be His Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate. Romney and Ryan are kicking off a four-day bus tour that will take them to as many states.

08/11/2012

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

Evelyn, of New Jersey, had a 51-pound tumor removed and is now on the road to recovery. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Holy Smoke': N.J. Woman Recovering After Having 51-Pound Tumor Removed

It’s hard enough hearing that you have a tumor, but can you imagine being told it’s the size of a second-grade child?

07/02/2012

Mount Sinai Hospital's extra-special emergency room (Credit: CBS 2)

Mount Sinai Hospital Boasts One-Of-A-Kind Emergency Room For The Elderly

Unlike most emergency rooms where you can’t tell day from night, this one has artificial skylights that change with the time of day. It also has non-skid floors, rails on the walls, quiet monitors and iPads that allow patients a touch of technology.

04/15/2012

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Dozens Arrested In NY, NJ In Connection With Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme

The fraud amounted to more than $279 million over the course of several years, in what prosecutors called “largest single no-fault automobile insurance fraud ever charged.”

02/29/2012

13 NJ doctors have been charged with accepting bribes in exchange for referring patients to one radiology center (Credit:CBS2)

13 NJ Docs Charged In Cash-For-Referrals Scheme

A major bust has resulted in more than a dozen doctors being charged with taking cash payments in exchange for patient referrals.

12/13/2011

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Report: NJ Workers Saved Most Money From Temporary Payroll Tax Cut

An analysis shows the average worker in New Jersey saved about $872, or 22 percent more than the national average because the state has some of the nation’s highest paid workers. The cut is determined by income.

12/01/2011

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Officials: Several Arrested In Health Care Fraud Ring Bust

The suspects, including doctors, allegedly worked with people posing as patients to defraud Medicare of more than $95 million, officials said.

11/02/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office, NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Calls President’s Deficit Plan ‘Class Warfare’

Saying “We can’t just cut our way out of this hole,” President Barack Obama is calling for $1.5 trillion in new taxes as part of a 10-year deficit reduction package totaling more than $3 trillion.

09/19/2011

SPRYE Board of Directors (credit: SPRYE)

Stories From Main Street: Senior-Friendly Living In Rye, NY

You’ve got a friend in Rye if you’re getting along in years at SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye and Environs.

09/19/2011

House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama in the Cabinet Room at the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stunning McClatchy/Marist Poll: 70% Say U.S. Heading In Wrong Direction

Former President Bill Clinton had it right when he said “it’s the economy, stupid.” And as our economic woes have increased so have Americans’ pessimism about where the country is going.

08/09/2011

President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2011 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Among Those Frustrated By Debt Ceiling Stalemate

The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.

07/26/2011

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