The race for the Republican nod in the next New York City mayoral election is shaping up as test of the popularity of former mayor Rudy Giuliani and former governor George Pataki.
A new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling found that Democrats favor bagels and croissants, while Republicans like doughnuts.
Republicans in the New York State Senate have slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to expand abortion rights as an extreme measure from what they call the radical left.
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.
There were signs Tuesday that a deal to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” may be in the offing. President Barack Obama blinked on tax hikes and so did House Speaker John Boehner.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Monday began trying to push the $60.4 billion emergency spending plan for Superstorm Sandy victims through Congress by Christmas.
The fact is it won’t be a merry Christmas if there is no deal on the so-called fiscal cliff, because without a compromise tax hikes and across-the-board spending cuts kick in.
A scene of chaos erupted in Westchester County this week, as lawmakers passed a budget bill after all but two Democrats walked out of the meeting.
Furious Democrats who won a majority of seats in the New York State Senate have called a deal among Republicans and five Democrats to control the chamber a “coup.”
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.
If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.
The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
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