Carolyn McCarthy, Steve Israel, Carolyn Maloney, Brian Higgins and Jerrold Nadler, along with Tom Reynolds and Jim Walsh, are on the impressively long list of House members who secured earmarks for clients of a powerful lobbying firm with ties to John Murtha.
The lobbying firm was raided by the FBI, which Read More
Jim Walsh, the upstate Republican Congressman whose opposition to the Iraq War was threatening to be a campaign problem for him, announced earlier today he’s not seeking re-election.
Both sides of the aisle say they’ll win the seat.
State Republican Chairman Joe Mondello sent out this statement:
“I am confident Read More
As Azi reported yesterday, Mike Bloomberg doesn’t seem to be a fan of the sweeping Energy Bill that President Bush signed yesterday – in particular, its mandate for an massive increase in ethanol production.
Bloomberg called the ethanol provision “an outrage” and said Read More
The New York State Democratic Party is taking John Sweeney, Tom Reynolds, Sue Kelly, Jim Walsh, and Randy Kuhl to task for voting for what they call a “weaker ethics bill,” in the House yesterday.
The bill was passed 217-213, to the dismay of the Washington Post editorial board, who wrote this about Read More
Ah. A break from Pirro coverage.
One of the other offices Jeanine Pirro could have run for (finally) gets some attention, thanks to Andrew Cuomo, who spoke to seniors in Syracuse. A newspaper there editorializes:
“Cuomo also called on his audience to contact Rep. James Read More
President George W. Bush has pledged to give New
York $20 billion in disaster aid, and we’re getting …
some of it.
When New York’s
Republican Congressmen reached a deal with the Bush administration on Nov. 16
to defer payment of some of the $20 billion in promised disaster aid following
the attack on Read More