| Jun 11, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Delaware police investigate Democratic congressman Weiner's private online contacts with a female Twitter follower....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Though Tuesday’s debt deal managed to raise the debt ceiling, which was ultimately the intended goal, it left many feeling unsatisfied. “Federal debt is still ballooning, healthcare costs are still rising, and we're nowhere close to an...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 11:57 AM
Aretha Franklin says she's recovering from a fall and will miss two free concerts in Brooklyn and an 80th birthday gala for Rep. Charles Rangel.
Franklin's office says the Queen of Soul broke ribs and has abdominal pain from Sunday's fall. Franklin...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 7:51 PM
The top Democrats in New York State turned out tonight for embattled, U.S. Congressman, Charles Rangel, showing up at his annual "birthday" fundraiser, held at the Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue.
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and KIrsten Gillibrand, along...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:35 AM
Even though they're required to be impartial, poll workers cheered on scandal-plagued Congressman Charlie Rangel as he arrived to cast his vote.
"The law prohibits electioneering and other improper activity within the polling place," is a requirement...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:40 PM
Voters have given embattled New York Rep.
Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.
Rangel beat back five challengers in the Democratic primary, including Adam Clayton Powell IV, a state assemblyman...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:09 PM
New York lawmakers announced Wednesday plans to file a petition requiring 9/11 Health Program Administrator Dr. John Howard to add cancers to the benefits coverage under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
The filing comes less than a...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Community leaders and their elected representatives protested against proposed plans to establish a homeless shelter in the Alexander building on the Upper West Side.
The Department of Homeless Services has awarded a nine-year, private contract to...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 8:17 AM
"I would resign" is what President Barack Obama said regarding Anthony Weiner's current situation. However, part of the president's full statement about the controversy surrounding the congressman from Queens indicates why Anthony Weiner may not be...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Word has it that the pregnant wife of Rep. Anthony Weiner is feeling trapped in her marriage.
According to the The New York Post, the close-knit, devout muslim family of 35-year-old huma abedin is "furious" with their jewish son-on-law's lewd behavior...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 7:47 PM
Word has it the pregnant wife of disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner is feeling trapped in her marriage, which is reportedly on shaky ground.
According to the The New York Post, the close-knit, devout muslim family of 35-year-old Huma Abedin is "furious"...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 11:48 AM
Saying that "fifty years of public service is on the line," Rep. Charles Rangel, the longest-serving New York member of congress, implored a House ethics panel Monday to postpone his ethics trial. In a dramatic statement, he said he needed to get a new...