Sources: Before Cuomo's Scandals Unraveled, Then-Lt. Gov. Hochul Was In Talks To Join The Biden AdministrationBack in January, Cuomo staffers told Hochul, she was being dropped from the ticket for the next election, sources said.
Sen. Schumer Announces Agreement On Short-Term Extension Of Debt CeilingDemocrats and Republicans in the Senate reached a deal to extend the debt ceiling through early December, avoiding what could have been an economic disaster.
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says Moderate Senators 'Not Really Coming To The Table' Over Budget BillRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said moderate Democratic senators are "not really coming to the table" to negotiate the details of a sweeping $3.5 trillion social spending package.
'Everybody Is Frustrated,' Biden Says Amid Democratic In-Fighting Over His AgendaThe bottom line: Mr. Biden will need more time to push the bills across the finish line.
Pelosi, Progressives Headed For Clash Over Bipartisan Infrastructure BillHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and progressive lawmakers in the House are headed for a face-off with a vote this week on the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?A spike in COVID cases is still preventing the ongoing economic recovery from reaching millions of Americans, though a fourth stimulus check could help.
NYC Congressional Representatives Call On President Biden To Intervene In Rikers Island CrisisIn a letter initiated by Bronx Rep. Ritchie Torres, elected leaders also called for the Department of Justice to open a civil rights investigation into the conditions.
Fighter Jet Intercepts Small Plane Flying Over NYC After Biden's UN SpeechAn F-16 fighter jet seen soaring through the Manhattan skies on Tuesday afternoon was sent to intercept a single-engine Cessna plane that entered a restricted flying area, according to NORAD.
Biden Says The World Stands At An 'Inflection Point' In First Address To U.N.President Biden said the global community stands at an "inflection point in history" amid the compounding crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and other challenges, telling world leaders they must "work together as never before" in his first address as president to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
New York Lawmakers Push Biden Administration For Air Travel Vaccine MandateU.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres and New York City Councilmember Mark Levine are pushing the Biden administration to mandate COVID vaccines for air travelers.
Biden 'Confident' Congress Will Deliver Reconciliation Package To His DeskThe package is key to Mr. Biden's "Build Back Better" agenda.