Washington

Traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Study: New York City Ranks Fourth For Worst Traffic; Congestion Down Across USA

Do you think you have it bad stuck in traffic in New York City? Well, it could be worse. You could be in Honolulu.

05/22/2012

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Following NCAA Snub, Seton Hall Lands No. 1 Seed In NIT

Seton Hall was hoping to get sent anywhere in the NCAA tournament. Instead, they wound up at home with a No. 1 seed in the NIT.

WFAN–03/12/2012

A farm truck and snowmobile moved by the flood waters from the Tropical Storm Irene sits in the middle of a farmers corn field along Rt.30 Schoharie, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Cuomo Creates $15 Million Fund For NY Farms Damaged By Irene

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.

09/03/2011

People walk past the New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Group Finds New York City Is Number One For Walking

Despite its urban obstacles, the Big Apple is the best spot in the country to walk, according to Walk Score, a group that promotes making cities more walkable.

08/02/2011

US Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Eliot Engel Calls On President Obama To Invoke 14th Amendment To Raise Debt Ceiling

US Representative Eliot Engel says compromise over the debt ceiling may not be achievable and says the president should act unilaterally.

07/27/2011

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

New Jersey Reacts To Federal Statement On Medical Marijuana

The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.

07/01/2011

Andrew Cuomo  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images); Capitol Hill (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Polarized Washington Makes Albany Look Good

Cuomo says the near shutdown of the federal government last week is in stark contrast to the bipartisan success seen recently in Albany.

04/14/2011

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., center, the only Muslin in Congress, becomes emotional as he testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on the extent of the radicalization of American Muslims, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Muslim Congressman Breaks Down At Radicalization Hearing

Rep. Peter King’s hearings took an emotional turn when Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, tried to speak of the heroism and patriotism of Mohamad Salman Hamdani, a New York City EMT who died on 9/11.

03/10/2011

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.

03/09/2011

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.

02/16/2011

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.

01/28/2011

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.

01/27/2011

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.

01/25/2011

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!

01/20/2011

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.

12/23/2010

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