David Birdsell, the dean of the Baruch College School of Public Affairs, as well as Democratic political strategist and adjunct professor at Columbia University Basil Smikle joined us to talk about Obama’s message for the second term.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the “fiscal cliff” deal already approved by the U.S. Senate, after a decision not to allow amendments that would have kicked it back to the Senate.
Republican? Democrat? Other? Some country stars aren’t saying, but a few have made their views on the 2012 presidential election public.
Scott Van Duzer was so excited to meet the president – in spite of being a registered Republican – that he picked the president up into a bear hug that lifted him right off his feet!
There will be no more arrests and no more fear of deportation for as many as 800,000 immigrants who came to the United States as children and have since had no criminal records.
Mayor Bloomberg has been a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage, he recently promoted his view on the issue during a commencement speech at UNC Chapel Hill.
Britain’s prime minister is scheduled to make a stop in Newark this week to meet with Mayor Cory Booker.
Opting to play a game on a Wednesday for the first time in more than 60 years, the Giants will open the regular season on Sept. 5 to avoid conflicting with President Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention the following night.
The creator of the Barack Obama “HOPE” poster pleaded guilty Friday to criminal contempt, saying he made a “terrible decision” in 2009 to destroy some documents and fabricate others in a civil lawsuit pertaining to The Associated Press photograph he relied upon to make the poster
This one might need to be filed under “better luck next time.”
It’s the end of the road for John Huntsman. The former Utah Governor has halted his bid for the Republican candidacy.
President Barack Obama is formally launching the era of divided government tonight with his State of the Union speech to Congress.
The tax package signed by President Obama in December includes a two-percent cut in payroll taxes. This reduction means the average American will get an extra $1,000 in take-home pay in 2011.
President Barack Obama says valor and sacrifice in the armed forces are no longer defined by sexual orientation.
Under the compromise proposal cutting back Social Security payroll taxes, workers would pay a 4.2 percent tax rate instead of 6.2 percent – a $120 billion tax cut for workers, starting on Jan. 1.