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Monday | Newsday

Prosecutors in Michael Grimm case want October trial date

Rep. Michael Grimm, center, leaves federal court in Brooklyn on Monday, April 29, 2014, after being indicted on a charge of mail, wire and health care fraud, filling false tax returns, perjury, obstruction of an official proceeding, hiring and employing unauthorized aliens and related charges, in connection with a Manhattan restaurant he owned and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Staten-Island, NY

Monday | SILive.com

He's back: Former GOP Assemblyman Robert Straniere helping to lead effort to boost citywide Republican Party

The former GOP South Shore assemblyman, who dropped off the scope following his 2008 congressional loss here, is helping lead an effort that aims to make the five borough GOP organizations into a stronger, more unified citywide force.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Which 20 Democrats Voted to Gut DC's Gun Laws?

The amendment process for the 2015 House financial services appropriations bill provided an excellent example of the contempt Congress has for DC's self-government.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, John Barrow, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi, Jim Costa

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Switched

Huffpost Hill- There Is No Way Of Shutting Todd Akin Down

The House can't seem to come to a border funding agreement, meaning we might not get our YMCA camping groups under control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Representative Tom Marino, Darrell Issa, Family, Teenagers

News Max

Indicted Congressman Grimm's Office Finds Hiring New Staff Tough

When you are a U.S. congressman facing a federal indictment, hiring staff amid the uncertainly of your future is a challenge, Politico.com reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

SILive.com

The campaign that won't die: 2013 Matteo-Giovinazzo battle continues to reverberate through borough politics

Some campaigns just never end. They become milestone events in the political life of Staten Island, and continue to be talked about long after the votes have been cast.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brooklyn, NY, Opinion

Politico

Pro Report: Time running out for Hill surveillance reform - Yellen...

Alex Byers writes that the leading proposal in Congress to limit NSA authority is languishing in the Senate and advocates are running out of time to pass long-sought measures in the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 16, 2014

New York Magazine

Representative Michael Grimm Seeks Staffer Willing to a Live on the Edgea Or pretty much anyone.

If you thrive in a high-pressure environment and have experience working on Capitol Hill, in New York, or in some office in another city, Representative Michael Grimm might have the job for you! Blaire Bartlett, deputy chief of staff for the Staten Island Republican facing a 20-count federal indictment , sent an email to D.C. associates on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Forbes.com

Middle Market: BDCs Pin Hopes For 2015 On Looser Investment Rules

Business development companies are pinning their hopes for investment reform on 2015 following a series of hurdles working against current proposals.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Business News

The New York Observer

Steve Israel Still Thinks Grimm Recchia Race Is a 'Toss Up'

An indictment might have hampered Congressman Michael Grimm's ability to raise money, but national Democrats are still worried he can triumph in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Republican, Barack Obama

Crain's New York Business

Morning 10: De Blasio charity | Cuomo fundraising | Apple, IBM

The money from the Campaign for One New York raises questions about undue influence on administration-union negotiations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Fox Interactive Media

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Roll Call

Michael Grimm Fundraising Comes to Near Halt in June

Embattled Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., raised just $23,000 from June 5 to June 30, as he continues to struggle for donations to his troubled re-election campaign in his Staten Island district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vito Fossella, 2012 Presidential Election

The Washington Post

What will Democrats do if they retake the House?

In an interview, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Republicans are focused on "process, process, process as opposed to progress, progress, progress, which is what we're about."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Carolyn McCarthy, Republican, Frank Wolf

Daily Mail

'I'm going to make him fall in love with me': The questionable...

Besotted teens swoon over 'hearthrob' Congressman who is charged with tax fraud and once threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony Recently indicted Congressman Michael Grimm, best known for threatening to throw a reporter 'off a f*****g balcony', attended a sweet 16 party last weekend and set off a frenzy amongst the teen girls present as he ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twitter, Insider, Club, Business Insider, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mon Jul 14, 2014

jdsupra.com

FLSA Compliance Not That Important? You Might Need a Criminal Lawyer, Too

Those of you who attended our annual Employment Law Conference this past February know that failing to complete Form I-9 for all new hires can lead not only to civil fines and penalties, but to criminal penalties .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Prison, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Control Group

SILive.com

Congressional candidate Domenic Recchia holds pizza lunch with voters in New Dorp

Democratic Congressional candidate Domenic Recchia was sure to keep the fork and knife on the table as he chowed down on slices of pizza during a campaign stop at Pizzeria Giove in New Dorp on Monday.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brooklyn, NY, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Rep. Michael Grimm is a big hit at Sweet Sixteen party?

Whenever I think I understand today's teens, they get crazy-excited about the presence of Michael Grimm at their Sweet Sixteens, and I have to go reevaluate everything in light of this new information.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Business Insider

New York Magazine

Staten Island Teens Go Crazy for (Allegedly) Corrupt Congressman

Recently indicted Representative Michael Grimm - the guy who threatened to throw a reporter "off [a] fucking balcony" - still seems cool to at least a few Staten Island teens.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Sports

Silicon Alley Insider

Teenage Girls Freak Out After Heartthrob Congressman Shows Up At Party

Congressman Michael Grimm made a very special visit to a constituent's sweet 16 birthday party last weekend, where one of the girls declared him her "bae."

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Post

Grimm campaign defends supportera s a bigoteda remarks

A leading supporter of Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm says his Democratic challenger would push to build "low-income housing in our neighborhoods" - leading Democrats to charge the Grimm campaign is engaged in racial "fear mongering."

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brooklyn, NY

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