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An AirFrance Airbus A380 approaches JFK International Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ready For Airport Nightmare? Watch What Happens If ‘Sequester’ Cuts Go Through

President Barack Obama has issued a travel warning to the flying public: If the government goes over the latest fiscal cliff, expect major delays at airports, especially those in the busy Tri-State Area.

02/22/2013

U.S. Capitol - Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Approves $50.7 Billion In Hurricane Sandy Relief

The final House vote was 241-180 — 192 Democrats were joined by 38 Republicans in approving the measure.

01/15/2013

A destroyed home is viewed along the beach in the Belle Harbor on January 2, 2013 in the Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Congress Quickly Approves $9.7 Billion In Hurricane Sandy Flood Aid

The House of Representatives and Senate approved a Hurricane Sandy relief bill on Friday. That means checks could soon be in the mail for tens of thousands of storm victims to repair their homes and businesses.

01/04/2013

John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, holds up his gavel after being re-elected as Speaker of the House during the opening session of the 113th US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Jan. 3, 2013. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner Goes From Pin Cushion To Once Again House Speaker In A Day

Just 24 hours after he was reviled by his colleagues in Congress for delaying a vote on Hurricane Sandy relief, John Boehner was re-elected Speaker of the House on Thursday.

01/03/2013

Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) speak to the media after a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) January 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Sets Sandy Aid Vote After Harsh Criticism From Area Lawmakers

Rep. Peter King said House Speaker John Boehner agreed to schedule a vote Friday on $9 billion for the national flood insurance program and another vote Jan. 15 for a remaining $51 billion in the package.

01/03/2013

Gov. Chris Christie, House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Getty Images)

Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid

Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.

01/02/2013

Sen. Harry Reid speaks on the Senate floor (credit: CBS 2)

With No ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal In Sight, Americans Brace For Huge Tax Hikes

Tax doomsday is looming, but it’s still a political standoff in D.C., with one side seemingly waiting for the other to act. While the Senate is already in session, the House will not be back before Sunday.

12/27/2012

People gather outside the White House to participate in a candle light vigil to remember the victims at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Call For Tougher Gun Laws In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.

12/17/2012

FILE - UN Ambassador Susan Rice (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry New Frontrunner For Secretary Of State After Rice Bows Out

Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a bitter, weeks long standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her nomination.

12/14/2012

Damage from Sandy is seen in the borough of Beach Haven on Long Beach Island - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

House Republicans Refusing To Approve White House-Requested Sandy Aid

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are putting out a strong message to Congress: don’t leave for the holidays until you decide on aid for states battered by Superstorm Sandy.

12/13/2012

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference November 14, 2012 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Petraeus Scandal Dominates Obama’s First News Conference Since Re-Election

It was the president’s first press conference in eight months and he clearly wanted to talk about the so-called “fiscal cliff,” but instead got hit with the sex scandal that drove his CIA director off the cliff and threatens to have another top general join him.

11/14/2012

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. King Questions Timing Of Revelations That Brought Down Petraeus

Long Island U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) was wondering Sunday night why the scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus came to light so soon before he was set to testify about the 9/11 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

11/11/2012

Gen. David Petraeus listens as his wife Holly Petraeus looks on during a confirmation hearing before the Senate in 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images News)

Gen. Davis Petraeus Resigns As CIA Director Over Extramarital Affair

David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who led the U.S. military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair.

11/09/2012

(L-R) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) attend a press conference on Superstorm Sandy Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘No Option Is Off The Table’ For Housing Displaced Long Islanders

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.

11/06/2012

LIPA crew at Richmond Avenue in Amityville on Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials Demand LIPA Work Quicker To Restore Power, Improve Communications With Customers

Just over 255,000 Long Islanders remained in the dark Monday, down from more than 935,000 immediately after the storm.

11/05/2012

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