Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner's decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.
Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, ConnecticutOfficials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.
Road Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly; Ahmadinejad Protests Abound Road closures and traffic delays are making for a tricky commute as world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Rep. Steve Israel Wants Munich Victims Honored At London OlympicsSome members of Congress, including several from New York, want the International Olympic Committee to honor the Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed at the Munich games in 1972.
Rep. Eliot Engel Calls On President Obama To Invoke 14th Amendment To Raise Debt CeilingUS Representative Eliot Engel says compromise over the debt ceiling may not be achievable and says the president should act unilaterally.
Entergy's Siren Test At Indian Point Nuclear Plant Meets Federal StandardsAll but two of the 172 emergency sirens around the Indian Point nuclear power plants have sounded as expected during a test.
NRC Chief, NY Congress Members Tour Indian Point Nuke PlantNuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point "very good."
New York Lawmaker Wants Greater Fuel Choice For CarsSaying consumers can't keep paying what they have been paying at the pump, Rep. Eliot Engel was pushing a bill that would establish an open fuel standard.