The 2012 election is more than a year and a half away, but out in Suffolk County the potential rivals for the Congressional seat are going at each other like its the last 72 before the polls close.
Yesterday we made note of the fact that businessman Randy Altschuler is gearing up for another Read More
Michael Grimm has only been in Congress for a few days, but he is already taking major fire from Democrats for voting to repeal the new health care law while still accepting the government-sponsored health care that comes with his new perch.
Making matters worse, Grimm told The Daily News (the piece hasn’t appeared online yet) ”What Read More
At long last, those little census forms that arrived in our mailboxes last year, the ones we were endlessly hectored to fill out and send back, will come to mean something: They’ll be used to redraw district lines for the 2012 state and federal elections. Already, legislators and their aides are poring over maps and Read More
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The Huffington Post today upped its already formidable stature in the celebrity-blog-platform bracket with the debut of January Jones. Whatever could Mad Men‘s Betty Draper be writing about? Shark fins!
You see, January Jones is a marine life activist. Or, rather, a shark activist. A sharktivist. A sharkattacktivist. A believer in the shark Read More
Members of Congress have returned to Washington today to take care of last minute business: tax cuts, DADT, possible votes on immigration or energy. For some, it will be their last time inside the marbled halls of The Capitol, as they were swept out of office by the change election that just drastically altered the Read More
Staten Island Republican congressional candidate Mike Grimm is out with a series of statements over the last two days that seeks to remind voters of his opponent Mike McMahon’s “Jewish money” flap from earlier in the campaign.
The statements come as the tone of the race has grown increasingly sharp over the last several days. Read More
Michael Grimm, the G.O.P Congressional candidate in a district that covers Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, declined to weigh in on G.O.P gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino in an interview this afternoon.
“As the Republican nominee, he has my support. I don’t know him really. I only met him once,” Grimm said. “I would like Read More
The office of Congressman Jerrold Nadler emails to say that the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which would provide health care to first 9/11 first responders and provide economic help to those hurt in the attacks, is expected to receive an up-or-down vote on the House floor tomorrow.
In July, the bill failed, Read More
Wary of the possible expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts, the heads of some Wall Street firms are trying to shovel some money into their employees’ pockets before Uncle Sam or other governments can take a bigger bite, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Credit Suisse, for example, told its London managing directors last week that Read More