Today, I am holding a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee to examine the treacherous economic landscape newspapers face. The role they play in our democracy is too important to allow them to recede further.
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Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand just released the following statement regarding the news that Rep. Carolyn Maloney will not be challenging her for the Demo...
Representative Carolyn B. Maloney is expected to announce today that she has changed her mind and will not enter the primary race against Kirsten E. G...
Carolyn Maloney has a history of speaking before thinking, exhibiting no edit button whatsoever and having a remarkably tin political ear.
UPDATE: Representative Maloney has apologized for using a quote with the N word:
"I apologize for having repeated a word I find disgusting," Maloney...
In early 2003, when no one believed in the Dean campaign, there were two individuals and two online communities in particular that were there from the...
I think people should take a look at her voting record. That's where I always look...and I want to share with you what I found, which is some pretty interesting stuff.
Some, if any, will remember Stratton as the dean of the New York congressional delegation about two decades ago. But in the early 1960s, he and Ms. Gillibrand had a lot in common.
If I were consulting Carolyn Maloney, I would advise her to say exactly how she is a better Obama supporter than her opponent.
Rep. Charles Rangel defended colleague Carolyn Maloney's right to take on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and lashed out anew at President Obama for butting i...
It is pretty extraordinary to show an incumbent Senator losing a primary to an opponent who hasn't begun to campaign.
As new parents, federal workers are forced to decide between staying home with their children without pay or return to work early. We believe this is a choice federal workers should not have to make.
Three Democratic lawmakers want the Federal Reserve to curb charges that banks levy on customers when they make a purchase with a debit card and overd...
UPDATE: In an effort to clear the field for Kirsten Gillibrand's 2010 Senate race, the City Hall is reporting that President Obama used Rahm Emanuel a...
It is projected that, between 2020 and 2030, developing country emissions of carbon from energy use will exceed those of developed countries.
How do the same banks that have repeatedly come to Washington over the last eight months asking for billions to rescue them from their catastrophic mistakes, somehow still "own the place"?
Members of Congress are pushing for access to confidential reports filed over the past several years by a government-appointed auditor who has been si...
As the economy continues to sour, credit defaults will only worsen and credit card companies will extract even higher interest rates and more fees from vulnerable households and small businesses.
Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.
To me, the key to the Fem2.0 conference on February 2 was to mashup, interact, and expand the dialogue.
The notion that it would somehow be unfair to appoint Kennedy because she has not toiled in the House of Representatives for a decade should not be one that ordinary voters take seriously.
You cannot elect women just because they are women --they must also be qualified and experienced. I've spent the last seven years spreading that message.
I'm not suggesting any criminal activity. I'm not suggesting you pocket the proceeds of a sale of the NY senate seat. Just have the candidate deposit it right in the treasury.
Most of the names thrown around now for senator are smart, caring New Yorkers. But only one is both fair and makes real sense for our state.
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