14 hrs ago
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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18 hrs ago
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)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
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.