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Sen. Chuck  Schumer (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images); Sen. John  McCain (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCain Takes A Big Swipe At Long Island; Schumer Calls Them Fighting Words

Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain likely won’t be vacationing on Long Island any time soon. Not after what he said Wednesday, and certainly not as a guest of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

11/30/2011

Republican presidential candidate and former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Report: Herman Cain Cancels Private Dinner With NYC’s Media Elite

NY1 reported that the GOP candidate for President was supposed to meet with guests, including Barbara Walters, Matt Lauer and Bill O’Reilly on Sunday.

11/29/2011

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer: New York Has Over 2,000 ‘Deficient’ Bridges

Schumer is releasing the report that he says begs for passage of a federal transportation construction bill that is now pending in Washington.

09/08/2011

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Sen. Schumer Calls For Flag Tribute Ahead Of 9/11 Anniversary

Schumer says that displaying and wearing the flag on clothing will send a clear message that Americans will never forget those who were lost on that fateful day.

09/05/2011

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NYC Opens First Section Of East River Waterfront Esplanade

At the newly unveiled section, which features tables and benches, visitors can eat, read, use their laptop or simply take in the magnificent views of the harbor.

07/14/2011

Police keep watch inside Grand Central Terminal during the Operation Railsafe exercise October 8, 2010. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rep. King Happy NYC Keeps Terror Funds, Money Not ‘Wasted’ On Other Cities

The Department of Homeland Security had provided funding to 64 cities, but that number will now drop to 31 deemed to be high-threat urban areas.

05/19/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

NYC To Governor: Where Are You, Andrew?

Where is he? In a city filled with politicians who are not shy with being in the spotlight, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been, well, missing in action.

05/11/2011

Sen. Chuck Schumer speaks at the old Oyster Bay train station - Oyster Bay, NY - May 9, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sen. Chuck Schumer Wants National Park Service To Help Restore Old Oyster Bay Train Station

The U.S. senator says the National Park Service should help renovate a Long Island Rail Road station once used by President Theodore Roosevelt.

05/09/2011

Bath Salts

N.J. Attorney General Paula Dow Announces Ban On Selling ‘Bath Salts’

Calling them an imminent threat to public safety, Dow has filed emergency rules designed to immediately ban the sale and manufacture of the synthetic drugs.

04/28/2011

Rendering of Space Shuttle at Intrepid - Image Courtesy Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Sen. Chuck Schumer Pushes For Space Shuttle To Land In Manhattan

NASA is expected Tuesday to decide where its three retired and retiring Space Shuttles will go.

04/11/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

Sen. Chuck Schumer is seen with reporters - Washington, DC - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Schumer Pledges To Fight NYC Electric Rate Hike

Sen. Charles Schumer promised to fight tooth and nail a potential 12 percent New York electric bill rate hike authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

04/03/2011

Sen. Chuck Schumer is seen with reporters - Washington, DC - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Open Microphone Snares Sen. Chuck Schumer

Senator Chuck Schumer may have some explaining to do after having some explaining to do.

03/30/2011

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Sen. Schumer Pushes For LIE Safety Review

Senator Chuck Schumer was urging state and federal highway regulators to come up with safety enhancements following the death last month of a Nassau County highway patrolman.

03/28/2011

A member of the FDNY rings the bell to honor victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire on its centennial, March 25, 2011. (credit: Marla Diamond)

New York Remembers Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

A rally in Greenwich Village on the centennial commemoration of the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire soon became a rally for organized labor.

03/25/2011

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