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Hotel Industry Combats Sex Trafficking at Super Bowl

Rep. Grace Meng | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Rep. Grace Meng

With the help the region's hotel-motel workers and guests, we can put up the biggest fight yet against Super Bowl-related sex trafficking, and even use this event as a model to combat trafficking throughout the year.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 11/22/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.24.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Muggings, drones, and Middle Eastern arrests fill up our latest Week to Week news quiz. See how much you've been following the news lately.

Friday Talking Points -- Harry Reid's Explosive Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.

Rep. Grace Meng Attacked, Robbed In Washington

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) was attacked and robbed in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, ABC-7's Jennifer Donelan reports. Donelan tweeted Wednesday that ...

Dave Jamieson

Retailers' Pledges On Garment Worker Safety Ring Hollow

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business

The climbing death toll in the wake of a massive building collapse in Bangladesh has put increasing pressure on Western retailers to commit themselves...

Grace Meng Becomes New York's First Asian-American Congresswoman

| Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — Rep. Grace Meng made history Tuesday, shaking off her Republican challenger and long voting ...

New York's 2012 Election Results

| Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro, Jill Colvin NEW YORK CITY — Voters reelected President Barack Obama to the White House Tuesday after a hotly contested campaign...

Congressional Candidate's Father Arrested On Bribery Charge

Forest Hills Patch | Matthew Hampton | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

Former Assembly member Jimmy Meng, the first Asian-American legislator to serve on the state level, was arrested by federal agents Tuesday, according ...

The Most Powerful Labor Leader In NYC

New York Observer | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

On the night last month when Grace Meng won a tightly contested Democratic primary for a new Congressional seat in Queens, she took the stage at a pac...

Extremely Low Voter Turnout Tuesday

Posted 06.28.2012 | New York

It turns out that yes, Austin Finan, a spokesman for Grace Meng's winning campaign, was right: "Folks don't vote in June." A court ruled that New...

PRIMARY DAY

| Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund, DNAinfo News Editor NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers take to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in a handful of hotly contested...

Congressional Candidate's Texting Habit Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

After checking her cell phone nearly 20 times in a recent debate in what her opponents said was texting for answers, Elizabeth Crowley, a Democratic c...

Courting Asian Voters

Heath Brown | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Heath Brown

The number of Asians in the country is on the rise. Will this group of voters be courted by candidates to the same extent as other constituencies?

Female Farmworkers Commonly Suffer Sexual Assault, Harassment

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immigration st...

Rush Limbaugh Boycott Gains Steam

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Rush Limbaugh's imitation of the Chinese language during a recent speech made by Chinese President Hu Jintao has stirred a back...