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Rep. Steve Israel (file/photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rep. Israel: Repeal Dishonorable Discharges For Gay Veterans

Before the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, some servicemembers were subjected to dishonorable discharges because they were gay. Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) wants to change that.

06/08/2013

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Ewing, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Democrats: Reverse Rail Tunnel Toll Increase

The Democrats said Governor Chris Christie’s plan to use the toll money to fund other highway, rail and bridge projects is “disingenuous.”

01/12/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Bloomberg Backs Repeal Of Law He Championed

Two years ago, the mayor pushed the City Council to extend the limit to three terms so he could run for re-election. At the time, the mayor said the City needed him to get through the financial crisis.

10/26/2010