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Rep. Peter King  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Islamic Radicalization Hearings Will Be Fair

“The reasons the hearings are focusing on the Muslim community, the president’s own national security advisor said al Qaeda is attempting to radicalize the Muslim-American community,” King said.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Mr. Christie Goes To Washington, Slams Political Establishment

Conservatives love him. Liberals despise him. On Wednesday New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was shooting from the hip on a topic no politician will touch — Social Security, and whether to raise the retirement age.


Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

At Chamber Event, NJ Gov. Preaches Fiscal Restraint

Gov. Christie said he has to say no to more spending in a heavily indebted, overtaxed state.


Gov. Chris Christie attends a town hall meeting - Parsippany, NJ - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Gov. Christie To Speak At Chamber Dinner In D.C.

The governor will join New Jersey’s congressional delegation at the annual business dinner, addressing the group for the first time as governor.


The U.S. Capitol Building - Washington, DC - Jan 24, 2011 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Obama Delivering State Of The Union Tonight

President Barack Obama is formally launching the era of divided government tonight with his State of the Union speech to Congress.


Empire State Building - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New York City Isn’t America’s Rudest City!

In this survey, you’re happy to say you’re not number one!


Richard Blumenthal celebrates his victory over Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race - Hartford, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images

CT’s Richard Blumenthal Looks Ahead to U.S. Senate

Now with a firm grip on the job he has long aspired to, Richard Blumenthal heads to the U.S. Senate when the new Congress begins its session in January.


James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

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.


James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Health Bill Falls Short In Senate Test Vote

Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to aid people who got sick after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center’s collapse.


James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

Crucial Senate Vote For 9/11 Health Bill Today

Zadroga, a New York City police officer and first responder, died in 2006 from a respiratory disease contracted while working at Ground Zero.


Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Health Bill Backers Rallying On Pearl Harbor Day

360 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed the War Hazards Compensation Act. It has now been over nine years since the attacks of 9/11.


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Ahead Of Matchup With Giants, Goodell Praises Vick

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Michael Vick is doing all the right things and he’s proud of the way the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback has turned his life around after serving time in prison for his role in a dogfighting ring.


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With New England Trains, ‘High-Speed’ Is Relative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — To passengers looking forward to riding high-speed trains in New England, planners have a message: Not so fast. Washington is spending $8 billion in federal stimulus money to establish high-speed rail […]


Amtrak's new high-speed train would travel up to 220 mph and could take New Yorkers to Boston in less than 90 minutes. (credit: Amtrak)

Amtrak Unveils 220 MPH High-Speed Rail Line Plan

For New Yorkers who do business in Boston or Washington and want to get there in about 90 minutes without the headaches of air travel, Amtrak is hoping to make your dreams come true.

CBS New York–09/28/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-Harlem)

Charlie Rangel’s War: Deal Axed At 11th Hour

Deal, no deal … deal, no deal. The Charles Rangel saga gave Washington whiplash on Thursday. The 20-term congressman is trying to save his name and legacy.

CBS 2–07/30/2010