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New York Congressmen Charlie Rangel and Joe Crowley were among eight federal lawmakers reportedly arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington D.C. earlier this evening.
Today, Congressman Joe Crowley along with fellow local members of the House of Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Eliot Engel and Peter King and five other lawmakers called on the CEO of Urban Outfitters to cease selling clothing items which they say negatively stereotype Irish and Irish-Americans.
“By selling and promoting these items, Urban Outfitters is only fueling stereotypes that many Irish-Americans, as well as the people of Ireland, work so hard to dispel,” said Mr. Crowley in a statement.
Among the offensive items include a hat which refers to “Irish Yoga” as someone vomiting, a beverage container with the words “Leprechaun (expletive)”, and a T-shirt with the slogan “Irish I Were Drunk.”
Tired of those New York politicos shouting at one another to get their point across?
Joe Crowley has taken a different tact, using props to lambaste the G.O.P.’s budget’s cuts.
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Coming off a major victory in passing health care, Rep. Joe Crowley of Queens and The Bronx said that the White House and Democrats in congress should now turn their attention back to the economy and job creation.
“I think what the White House does now is put more emphasis on what we’ve been doing Read More
ALBANY—Bill Owens has been to two fund-raisers outside his district in the last week.
Last Wednesday, he attended a $1,000-a-head fundraiser at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. According to a person who was there, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Representatives Joe Crowley, Nita Lowey and Scott Read More
According to Jose Serrano, Kirsten Gillibrand is going after the low-hanging fruit first.
In the days since Representative Steve Israel decided not to consider a primary against Gillibrand, following calls from President Barack Obama and Senator Chuck Schumer, other members of the New York Congressional delegation have quickly lined Read More
ALBANY—Representative Joe Crowley, the Queens Democratic Party Chairman, said that he had spoken to Caroline Kennedy as she expressed interest in the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Hillary Clinton.
"It was a very quick phone call," he said. "I always appreciate being reached out to by people who are interested in jobs in Read More
WASHINGTON—Representative Joe Crowley could soon find himself in a leadership battle.
With newly minted House Democratic Caucus vice chair Xavier Becerra widely seen as likely to accept an offer to serve as U.S. trade representative in the Obama White House, Crowley is poised to enter the race to replace Becerra at the Democratic leadership table, Read More
WASHINGTON – With a reshuffling of House leadership just around the corner, Queens Democratic leader Joe Crowley is making it clear to his party’s leadership he is not interested in serving as chief of the Democratic House campaign arm.
A senior Crowley aide said today that the congressman has informed Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee executive Read More
Newly minted Democratic State Assembly candidate Michael Den Dekker is personally challenging the petitions of his opponent, Marlene Tapper, according to the city Board of Elections.
Most petition challenges come from supporters of a rival candidate, not the rival candidate himself.
If successful, he could prevent her from getting on the ballot, which Read More