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Gov. Cuomo Sets Special Election Date To Replace Grimm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set a May 5 date for a congressional special election to replace Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congressman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

02/20/2015

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Cuomo Expects To Meet Friday Deadline For Setting Election Date To Replace Grimm

The special election would decide the replacement for Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congessman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

02/18/2015

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Judge To Cuomo: Set Special Election Date To Replace Grimm By Friday

U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein said he planned to set a date for a special election “as promptly as the law will allow” unless Cuomo sets his own date or justifies further delay through his lawyers in court Friday.

02/17/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Political Experts Eyeing Possibilities In Special Election For Staten Island Congressional Seat

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is all but locked in his place on the Republican and Conservative party lines as any would-be competitors have stepped aside.

01/18/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Chairman John Antoniello Backs Daniel Donovan To Replace Michael Grimm

The Staten Island Republican Party has chosen District Attorney Daniel Donovan as the party’s candidate for Michael Grimm’s empty congressional seat.

01/10/2015

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm leaves US District Court in Brooklyn on December 23, 2014. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Boehner: Rep. Grimm’s Resignation ‘The Honorable Decision’

House Speaker John Boehner called Rep. Michael Grimm’s announcement that he will be resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion “the honorable decision.”

12/30/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion Charge

Grimm entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

12/23/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Reports: NYC Congressman Michael Grimm To Plead Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said Monday.

12/22/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech after winning reelection on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Wins 2nd Term, Becomes 1st Democratic Gov. Since His Father To Win Re-Election In NY

A victory by Cuomo over Astorino would make him the first Democratic governor since his father, Mario Cuomo, to win re-election in New York.

11/04/2014

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Sienna Poll Shows Turn In Political Tide Just Days Before Election

Ahead of Tuesday’s election, a new Sienna Poll shows a turn in the election.

11/01/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm’s Trial Set For December

U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told lawyers at a hearing on Tuesday that jury selection will begin Dec. 1.

09/02/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm Makes Court Appearance

Prosecutors say the evidence against Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm, who is accused of evading taxes, includes thousands of emails.

05/19/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm speaks to the media on April 28, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Not Guilty To 20-Count Indictment

Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.

04/28/2014

Congressman Michael Grimm speaks to the media prior to a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House John Boehner on Jan. 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Experts: Criminal Charges Would Complicate Election Year For Rep. Grimm

The attorney representing Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm maintains that the congressman has done nothing wrong but says he’s not surprised his client is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors.

04/26/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer calls on the U.S. Senate to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act at a news conference on March 10, 2014 in Belle Harbor, Queens. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Rockaway Residents To Senate: Pass Flood Insurance Bill

The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-Staten Island, would cap yearly premium increases at 18 percent.

03/10/2014

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