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N.Y. Lawmakers Sound Off On President’s Approach To Libya

On Day 3 of the attack on Libya, there were new air strikes and new demands. On Monday, President Barack Obama called for the replacement of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

03/21/2011

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Thanks Libya: Tri-Staters Bracing As $4 Gas Nears

Because of the unrest in Libya, oil prices briefly touched $100 a barrel Wednesday for the first time since 2008. It’s a development that’s expected to have a ripple effect on prices across the board.

02/23/2011

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9/11 Health Bill Backers Vow To Continue Support

Critics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.

12/10/2010

Sen. Schumer (L), Sen. McConnell (R) (Photos/AP)

Schumer Criticizes Senate GOP On Tax Cut Measure

The NY senator accused Republicans of siding with “millionaires and billionaires” after they rejected proposals that would have let tax cuts expire for those making $200,000 and above.

12/04/2010

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Schumer Leads Way In Battle For Rental Car Safety Provision

The Federal Trade Commission is being asked to explain why the rental car industry shouldn’t have to live by the same rule that requires auto dealers to fix vehicles under recall notice before they can be sold.

CBS New York–11/01/2010

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Audit: Changes Needed To Make Nuke Plants Secure

The audit recommends additional training in identifying suspected terrorists, greater access to criminal databases by the NRC, stepped up “re-screening” of power plant employees and notifying plant operators of foreign travel.

10/04/2010

In this file photo made Oct. 25, 2007, the BP (British Petroleum) logo is seen at a gas station in Washington. BP PLC said Tuesday, July 20, 2010, it is selling assets in the U.S., Canada and Egypt to Apache Corp. for $7 billion to help pay the costs from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Doctor: Experts Agreed On Lockerbie Bomber Health

A cancer specialist who advised Scotland’s government over the release of the Lockerbie bomber on Thursday defended the assessment of medical experts that the prisoner had only three months to live.

08/19/2010

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Obama’s Mosque Comments Ignite Political Passions

The White House is facing a continued firestorm of criticism following President Obama’s remarks about building a mosque near Ground Zero.

08/16/2010

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