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14 hrs ago | AEI

Liberals go to the barricades to defend crony capitalism

There's nothing like a good fight over corporate welfare to bring out the Left's love of Big Business.

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Related Topix: US News, Journalism, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Opinion

18 hrs ago | Roll Call

Pressure Grows on Congress to Intervene in N.Y. Commuter Rail Standoff

Another day closer to a potential commuter rail strike that could make life misery for workers who ride into New York City from the Long Island suburbs, Metropolitan Transportation Authority head Thomas Prendergast asked congressional leaders whether they will intervene in the dispute between the MTA and labor unions representing 5,400 rail ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Rep. Israel Calls For Federal Hotline To Help Hate Crime Victims

Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel on Tuesday introduced legislation to set up a national toll-free telephone service, and a secure website, to attend to victims of hate crimes.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wall Street Journal

Democrats See Allies in Business Groups Sidelined by GOP

Democrats are seeing a new opportunity to rebuild frayed relations with business groups, whose traditional alliance with the Republican Party has been strained by tea-party opposition to rewriting immigration laws, a renewal of the Export-Import Bank and the pursuit of other business priorities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Conservative Political News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Frustrated Dem Campaign Says Jewish Rep. Steve Israel: "Can...

Sean Eldridge , the Facebook billionaire running for Congress in NY-19, apparently just fired his campaign manager over anger that he isn't making the race in NY19 more competitive.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Conservative Political News

Crain's New York Business

House Dems to campaign on GOP 'perks'

Voters have grown inured to the gridlock caused by House Republicans in Washington D.C, according to Long Island Rep. Steve Israel, who heads the House Democrats' campaign arm.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tom Reed, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Dan Maffei

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Politicos rush for gain in court ruling on contraceptive coverage

People are far more concerned about the jobs and the economy, and political history suggests that midterm elections tend to be referendums on incumbents.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US Governors, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate

The Hill

Bodies of 3 missing Israeli teens found

The bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers, including one U.S.-Israel dual citizen, were found north of Hebron in the West Bank Monday, Israeli officials confirmed.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Teenagers, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican

Lucianne.com

Prominent Dem, GOP Team Up to HaltConsideration of Facility to HouseIllegal-Immigrant Children

Prominent Dem, GOP Team Up to Halt Consideration of Facility to House Illegal-Immigrant Children PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson Two influential New York congressmen - a Democrat and a Republican - teamed up to successfully keep a local facility from being used to house unaccompanied illegal-immigrant children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illegal Immigration

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Newsday

Former Grumman site won't be used to house immigrant children, officials say

Children detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas on June 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Bethpage, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Free Republic

Long Island Facility Eyed to House Influx of Immigrant Children

A Long Island facility is being eyed as possible temporary housing for some of the thousands of children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border without guardians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Newsday

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Daily Caller

National Journal Hotline To Host Sixth Annual 'Political Pursuit'

Stars from Congress include former Rep. Tom Davis, now at Deloitte LLP, Reps. Donna Edwards , Richard Hudson , Steve Israel , and Loretta Sanchez , who's bound to do something interesting.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Donna Edwards, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Loretta Sanchez, Conservative Political News

News12.com

Former Grumman building eyed to house kids arriving illegally to US

The federal government is looking into whether a former Grumman building in Bethpage could house unaccompanied immigrant children who come to the U.S. illegally.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

News Max

Congressional Black Caucus Chair at Odds With Rep. Steve Israel

The relationship between Rep. Marcia Fudge, chairwomen of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, remains frosty, the National Journal reported.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Lacy Clay, Emanuel Cleaver

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Roll Call

John Lewis Wows 'Em on Broadway

Lewis, center, entranced the cast of "All the Way" with his tales of the civil rights movement after a performance of the play.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, John Lewis, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Northern Michigan News

Boehner says House plans to sue Obama

The House will vote next month on legislation authorizing a campaign-season lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress, Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lou Barletta, Representative Allen West, Democrat

News Max

NRCC's Prior: Hanna Didn't Need Our Help to Win NY House Primary

The National Republican Congressional Committee didn't spend a nickel to help Rep. Richard Hanna - a pro-gay marriage Republican - stave off tea party candidate Claudia Tenney in the primary for New York's 22nd Congressional District, according to Ian Prior, regional press secretary for the committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Wedding, US Senate, Rick Santorum

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WALK 97.5

Primary Election Day on LI

Voters participating in primary elections on Long Island today will select nominees to run for U.S. Congress in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Carolyn McCarthy

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Reuters

Democrats clamoring for Hillary Clinton as midterms campaigner

Facing a potential Republican surge at November's midterm elections, Democratic candidates are clamoring for Hillary Clinton to join them on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives

CBS Local

Long Island Officials Ask For Federal Help In Battling Dengue-Carrying Mosquito

Elected officials and health experts on Long Island are calling for the federal government's help in fighting a breed of mosquito known for carrying the potentially deadly dengue fever virus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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