Here’s a clip from About halfway through, Powell says, “We’ve lost our backbone.” He adds later, “A lot of us have become spineless Democrats.”
Towns voted against FISA.
In case you’re wondering, Democratic members of Congress from New York who supported FISA include Tim Bishop and Carolyn McCarthy of Long Island; Gary Read More
Citizens Against Government Waste published its annual list of congressional earmarks (they actually call it the Congressional Pig Book list).
Of course, what one person calls wasteful spending, another person calls bringing home the bacon, and now that Democrats are in the majority, New York was supposed to be getting more federal money. Read More
David Paterson was just sworn in as governor here in the Assembly chambers on the third floor of the Capitol building in Albany, to cheers of "David! David!"
Paterson acknowledged distinguished guests, including his "good friend" Joe Bruno. Read More
It’s worth noting that Hillary Clinton isn’t the only one trying to get squared away with Eliot Spitzer’s new license policy.
The governor’s (original) plan would have allowed illegal immigrants to obtain a driver’s license, but now it’s being linked to federal guidelines that Read More
9 a.m. Columbia University will host an African Economic Forum at the Columbia University Kellogg Centre, 420 West 118th Street.
10:30 a.m. Asian Women in Business and Rep. Gary Ackerman will hold a free workshop for Asian American owned businesses in Queens and Nassau County at the Korea Village Open Center, 150-24 Northern Boulevard in Read More
Tomorrow is… the City Department of Environmental Protection’s Employee Recognition Day at DC 37 headquarters! Okay, not as exciting as election day but here we go..
The board of directors of the City’s Economic Development Corporation meet at 110 William Street.
Gary Ackerman hosts a town hall meeting for small business owners at the public Read More
WASHINGTON–In an ornate meeting room on Capitol Hill, New York’s delegation to Congress gathered recently for its monthly lunchtime get-together. On the agenda was a Beltway chestnut: how the delegation could work together, despite partisan differences, to bring more federal dollars back home.
After 40 minutes of a somewhat predictable routine–mostly members requesting one Read More