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Former Rep. Michael Grimm Sentenced To Eight Months In Prison

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Michael Grimm was sentenced to eight months in prison on Friday in Brooklyn federal court, s...

Date Set For Special Election To Replace Ex-Rep. Michael Grimm

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has scheduled a special election on May 5 for voters in Staten Island and a sliver of Brooklyn to choose a replacement for ...

Sam Stein

Donors To Michael Grimm, The Convicted Former Congressman, Regret Nothing | Sam Stein | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are sound investments. There are risky investments. And then there are investments in individuals facing public disgrace and possi...

Crime and Congress

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Recent events cause the citizen to ask whether there are any rules that might prevent members of the criminal class from also being members of a Congressional class.

Michael McAuliff

A Felony Plea Can't Keep Michael Grimm Out Of Congress | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) may be about to plead guilty to a felony, but there's nothing Congress can do to stop him from taking his se...

GOP Congressman To Plead Guilty To Tax Evasion: Report

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) will plead guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of cheating on his taxes at a Manhattan restaurant he co-owned before he was ...

GOP Congressman Running For Re-Election Won't Face Trial Until Next Year

AP | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York congressman's tax evasion trial has been put off until next year. U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told law...

Congress Must Act to Prevent Extinction of Valuable Conservation Stamp

John F. Calvelli | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Each year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides funding appropriated by act of Congress for targeted international conservation projects to pro...

Zach Carter

Democrat Invokes Ugly Conservative Anti-Muslim Event At Human Rights Markup | Zach Carter | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) invoked this week's ugly anti-Muslim Heritage Foundation panel during a markup of a human rights bill Thursday, suggesting...

GOP Congressman Expected To Be Indicted

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is expected to be indicted by the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Grimm's lawyer said Friday. Polit...

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 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...

Former Grimm Fundraiser Arrested

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- An Israeli who helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm during his 2010 campaign has been arrested in New...