A White House official said Obama decided to return part of his salary each month for the rest of the year to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making.
In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.
Is the Obama administration failing the housing market? Maybe.
In 2004, the federal government lured Gina McCarthy away from state government. She was tapped to manage air regulation efforts.
However, Cuomo noted the cuts likely won’t have an overall big impact on the way the state government operates.
The automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.
Despite the announcement, Lautenberg vowed to “keep fighting hard as ever” for his constituents.
Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH, first opened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in Sept. 2011 with 104 first-year students.
Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.
This was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
If you thought Beyonce’s performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” was flawless, that’s because parts of it were pre-recorded.
Congress has failed to pass a budget for the last several years but some senate Democrats, including Connecticut’s Richard Blumenthal, sense a change in the air.
The Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.
President Obama will push for a meaningful overhaul of immigration policy in his second term in office, according to senior administration officials and lawmakers.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have appealed to the Obama administration to prevent illegal guns from being brought to New York and make it far more difficult for the mentally handicapped and criminals to obtain firearms, while protecting law-abiding gun owners.