Peter King’s hearings on Muslim radicalization are slated to get underway March 7, but today the Long Island congressman is out with a letter today addressed to Mississippi congressman Bennie Thompson, who told King that he wanted to hearings to focus on a wider spectrum of domestic terrorism, including eco-terrorists and neo-Nazis.
King’s answer: No. Read More
The House of Representatives is slated to take up H.R. 3, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” which would ban federal funding for abortion, eliminate tax breaks for health insurance premiums on plans that cover abortion and would prevent women from paying for an abortion out of a health savings account.
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Fresh off of his rambling screed to Liz Benjamin, failed G.O.P. gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino has posted on to his Facebook page a long letter to Empire State Development Corporation chairman Dennis Mullen about the agencies re-development efforts in downtown Buffalo.
“Dear Mr. Mullen,” the letter state. “The downtown Buffalo office market is Read More
Congressman Peter King–the lone Republican co-sponsor of the 9/11 health care bill–is pushing back against a policy memo circulating among his colleagues in the Senate.
The memo, which outlined why Republicans should oppose the bill, has already caused considerable consternation on the other side of the aisle. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney called it a “Read More
Mike Bloomberg’s three predecessors have come out in support of Cathie Black as schools chancellor in a letter posted to the Department of Education website.
Write former Mayors Koch, Dinkins, and Giuliani,
“With 24 years of experience as Mayors of the City of New York, and with a shared commitment to seeing our city and Read More
Robert Jackson has sent a letter to state education commissioner David Steiner urging him not to issue the waiver that would permit the appointment of Cathie Black as chancellor.
“Cathie Black meets none of the professional experience requirements, apparently satisfying only the undergraduate graduation standards,” Jackson writes. “Ms. Black’s marketing expertise and personality may have Read More
Another reader writes in to say that the real race to watch tonight is the comptroller race between Tom DiNapoli and Harry Wilson:
“Did 1199′s late donations and GOTV efforts keep DiNapoli in office? If Harry Wilson wins, he is going to have a big, Republican-friendly, anti-Medicaid media platform for the next 4 years as Read More
Another reader writes in:
Will the WFP get less votes for Andrew Cuomo than it’s other candidates, signifying that Cuomo’s centrist campaign alienated some progressive voters?
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Another reader writes:
”How many more votes Chuck Schumer gets than Kristen Gillibrand. Good sense to see if she’s beatable in the future if there is serious drop-off between the two.”
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Another reader writes in to say this is what he is looking out for tonight:
- Will Tim Bishop, the first YouTube victim of the tea party in the summer of 09, go down in NY-1?
- Will Fran Becker really make a run at Carolyn McCarthy in NY-4?
- Is Mo Hinchey really in trouble Read More