Obama is under fire from his own supporters for failures and perceived betrayals linked in large part to his foreign policy, not health care or advocacy for it sex marriage or immigration reform.
The Espaillat campaign is looking for answers and has taken the New York Board of Elections to the New York Supreme Court. The New York Board of Elections will need to answer key questions related to the vote count.
Congressman Charles Rangel made it through a tough primary fight on his way to a 22nd term in the House. He overcame the keen opposition of a talented young challenger, of Barack Obama, the New York Times, op-ed writers, political pundits and the shifting demographics of his district.
Yes, Charlie Rangel is an entrenched politician, but those that wrongly thought Rangel was a "dead man walking" forgot about a few things.
Congress must not let the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act expire at the end of the year. Today 12 million Americans are on the verge of losing their homes because they owe more money than their home is worth.
New York's most famous disgraced member of Congress is planning on running for another term in office, and it's making all the other New York Democrats crazy.
If Congress is going to remain at a gridlock, all Americans must come together to help change the economic climate in this country before all hope is lost.
Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.
New Yorkers have shown a much greater interest in addressing gerrymandering than ever before. But there is still a great deal about the current debate that is largely unknown, misunderstood, or unsaid.
America can't succeed in the future when our children, especially minority youths, aren't given the tools and the chances necessary to thrive in today's global economy.
Never have I been as disappointed as I am now in over 40 years of serving in the House of Representatives. Our nation's financial system is on the brink of collapse as we approach the Aug. 2 deadline to raise the $14.3 trillion debt limit.
My feeling was that Congressman Rangel, like most Americans, does not understand that the billions going to "mental health" services are not going to the seriously mentally ill.
The current restrictions on gun sales have proved ineffective. How many more avoidable tragedies must we witness before we, as a nation, take substantive action to solve this problem?
Given embattled Congressman Anthony Weiner's Custer-like stand on Capitol Hill, I wonder if the randy Representative's refusal to resign might be inspired by the plight of his fellow Congressman from New York, Charlie Rangel.
Our deficit will not be reduced by ending Medicare and Medicaid. It makes no economic sense; it certainly is not morally justifiable. We must honor the moral obligation that our country has to help the less fortunate among us.
Instead of promoting a plan to create jobs, Republicans marked their 100th day in control of the House with an agenda to end Medicare and cut the life...