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Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm Steps Down From House Financial Services Committee

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) asked to be removed from the House Financial Services Committee in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Mond...

Ryan J. Reilly

GOP Immigration Reform Supporter Michael Grimm Allegedly Employed Undocumented Workers | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) oversaw a health food restaurant that allegedly employed undocumented workers before his time in Congress, a...

GOP Lawmaker Surrenders On Federal Charges, Prosecutors Say

AP/The Huffington Post | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was taken into custody Monday to face federal charges following a two-year investigation of his campaign fina...

GOP Lawmaker Decides Climate Change Is Real After Actually Looking At Research

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) appears to have completely reversed his views on climate change as he fights to be reelected to a district hit hard by Hur...

Michael McAuliff

Elizabeth Warren Book Rips Tea Party 'Magical Thinking' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Warren's new book isn't just a memoir -- it's a full-throated endorsement of modern, populist liberalism and a scathing indict...

GOP Lawmaker Tries To Use Bill Maher Insults To His Advantage

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

In an email titled "The Liberals Are Coming," Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) warned against the "anti-Catholic, leftist propaganda" pushed by comedian B...

Bill Maher's Campaign To Find The Worst Member Of Congress Is Underway

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

Bill Maher's campaign to find the worst member of Congress is officially underway. Maher announced the first two members of "Flip A District" on Fr...

Congressman Who Threatened Reporter Says New York Mayor Isn't 'Ready For Prime Time'

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) took a swipe at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday, expressing his concern the mayor isn't "ready for prime t...

Justin Timberlake Is The GOP's New Fundraising Magnet

National Journal | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

Justin Timberlake can help you tell your political challengers bye, bye, bye....

The Week to Week News Quiz for 1/31/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.02.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

I am happy to report that the State of the News Quiz is healthy and the outlook is good, at least if you take our Week to Week News Quiz and test your knowledge of the week's happenings.

Michael Grimm Won't Be Charged For Reporter Threat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm won't be charged for threatening a reporter after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday. Grimm got in t...

A Real Man's Press Conference

Norm Stamper | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy
Norm Stamper

Okay, listen up all you so-called "reporters." I'm gonna tell you the f***ing truth about what happened after Barry's State of the Union.

Get Some Sleep, Michael Grimm

Posted 01.30.2014 | New York

Former Staten Island borough president Guy Molinari has come to the defense of Rep. Michael Grimm, insisting Grimm's relentless work ethic and lack of...

Jennifer Bendery

Employment Non-Discrimination Act Picks Up Another Republican Cosponsor | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) on Tuesday became the sixth House Republican to sign onto legislation that would ban workplace discriminatio...

Bullies Just Get Bigger

Sara Taney Humphreys | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Sara Taney Humphreys

On Tuesday night, we witnessed yet another example of a grown up bullying someone. It happened on camera, with a microphone in his face, making this incident both shameful and stupid. Really, Congressman Grimm?

'I've Never Encountered Anything Like That'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

The reporter who was verbally and physically threatened by a congressman after the State of the Union on Tuesday told CNN he had never had an experien...

WATCH: GOP Rep. Threatens Reporter – 'I Will Break You In Half'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) got in a reporter's face and threatened him after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Du...

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Arrests GOP Rep's Ex-Girlfriend On Straw Donation Charges | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI agents arrested the reported ex-girlfriend of New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm on Friday in Texas, charging her with making il...

GOP Rep. Warns Sochi Olympics Could Become Benghazi 'Nightmare'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is concerned that recent terrorist attacks in Russia could turn the upcoming Sochi Olympics into a "nightmare like Benghaz...

Jason Linkins

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Floats Rumors That Republicans Want Him To Run Again | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

A few weeks ago, the New York Daily News' Dan Friedman reported that a Justice Department investigation into alleged fundraising improprieties involvi...

Republicans Face Super PAC Attacks Over Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority PAC, one of the largest Democratic super PACs, on Thursday launched a television- and online-advertising campaign targeti...

Ashley Woods

Senate Candidate Won't Apologize After Controversial Syria Email | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has so far declined to apologize for an email she sent asking supporters to sign a petition urging her opponent Rep. ...

As Congress Returns, U.S. Rallies On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) - With a list of names, a stack of letters and a "Free Syria" pin on his lapel, Asaad Ar...

Luke Johnson

GOP Rep Fundraises Off Syria Switch | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), who switched his stance on the authorization to use military force in Syria from "yes" to "no," is trying to raise money ...

Grimm Flips On Syria

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) has switched positions on a Syria strike, saying in an interview with CNN on Thursday that he no longer supports President...