Sen. Harry Reid
Over 100 New York City business leaders have written a joint letter to the leaders in Congress, asking that they not cut homeland security funding for the world’s biggest terrorist target.
Republican Rep. Peter King of Long Island says if President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner don’t come back together to get a deal to raise the debt ceiling, then, in his words the House will reach its own agreement with the Senate.
President Barack Obama said a last-minute deal Friday with congressional leaders to avert a government shutdown happened because “Americans of different beliefs came together.”
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Rep. Jerrold Nadler ripped Republican senators Friday for blocking the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.