| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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"...
| Aug 31, 2008
We've come to the end of a remarkable journey. In the early 1960s, most Southern blacks were barred from voting. Yet today, just over four decades later, blacks and whites from across the country have selected an African American man as the presidential...
| Feb 3, 2009
During the presidential campaign, Joe Biden insisted that paying your taxes is a patriotic duty. No, scratch that. He said that supporting a tax hike was the American thing to do. "It's time to be patriotic," he told America's putative tax slackers....
| Apr 15, 2007
LIKE THE NOTORIOUS head scarf she wore when there, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's recent trip to Syria — and the "she's finally gone too far" hysteria that accompanied it — has covered over the real story about her reign thus far. Consider:...
| Jan 21, 2009
| 4:30 PM
For all its pretense to life on the cutting edge, New York finds itself playing catch-up when it comes to certain political trends. The rise of Barack Obama is the latest example. One day before last February???s presidential primary,......