Mayor Michael Bloomberg is headed down to Washington, D.C. tomorrow and included in his visit is a stop-over at the White House to talk immigration reform with President Barack Obama.
Last year, the mayor testified before Congress along side News Corp. head Rupert Murdoch about reforming the nation’s immigration laws, and testily told a judiciary Read More
A number of members of the New York City Congressional delegation gathered at City Hall this afternoon to discuss with Mayor Bloomberg and members of his administration strategies to blunt some of the cuts being proposed by the Republican House of Representatives.
“These cuts are real and they are deep and they are going to Read More
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wrote a letter to the President today, urging him to take a strong tone with Chinese President Hu Jintao during his state visit this week.
Gillibrand focused her attention on two issues–cybersecurity and the hoarding of rare earth elements (REEs)–where she feels the Chinese are behaving inappropriately.
“Cybersecurity and REEs greatly affect Read More
New York’s senior Republican leaders addressed the Log Cabin Republicans last night and stayed as clear as they could of talking about their current standard-bearer, gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino.
Instead, state G.O.P chairman Ed Cox and senate minority leader Dean Skelos focused their speeches on the importance of fiscal responsibility and chances of taking power Read More
Richard Beckman hasn’t been shy about trying to hire big names for E5 Global Media. He tapped Janice Min to run The Hollywood Reporter (that’s gone well, in sort of an awesome low-brow way). He was trying to get Richard Johnson from the New York Post earlier this summer, but Mr. Johnson couldn’t Read More
When Congressman Eliot Engel ran into Secretary Hillary Clinton at the State Department today, he said the secretary of state was eager to hear the congressman’s report on yesterday’s meeting between President Obama and Jewish Democrats.
“She asked me how the meeting went and she told me she encouraged the president to do Read More