Over 80 faith leaders from across Long Island sent a letter to Congressman Peter King yesterday urging him to call off the hearings on “Muslim radicalization” that he has planned for next month.
Let us remember the lessons of history. Entire communities should never be targeted for suspicion of disloyalty. During World War Read More
Mayor Mike Bloomberg testified in Albany today about Andrew Cuomo’s budget and he urged lawmakers–especially those lawmakers who represent New York City–to do right by their constituents.
“We’ve already raised our own taxes and cut our own expenses,” Bloomberg said in prepared remarks his office sent out prior to his testimony. “And city residents shouldn’t Read More
Charlie Rangel has sent out an email to his list urging supporters to call their member of Congress and ask them to vote against the censure resolution.
At some point today or tomorrow, the House of Representatives, a body which I honor and love dearly, will vote on what level of sanction to Read More
Failed congressional candidate Reshma Saujani has sent an email out to her list inviting them to a “Debt Relief Party” at Glass Bar in Manhattan on December 14.
From the missive:
Reshma ran a historic race. She showed the political courage to challenge an 18-year incumbent and demand better leadership, she engaged the South Asian community Read More
Embattled congressman Charlie Rangel’s office just released his statement to the House ethics committee, and in it Rangel reiterates the subcommittee’s findings that there was “no evidence of corruption or personal gain in my investigation.” (Of course, Rangel left out that the subcommittee also found the facts of the allegations against him to be beyond Read More
The Times reported last night that former comptroller Alan Hevesi is expected to serve jail time after pleading guilty to pay-to-play scheme that was part of a long-running investigation by attorney general Andrew Cuomo. The fall-out in the political world has been fast and furious with Democrats and Republicans pouncing on the news and proclaiming Read More