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Gregory Meeks

New York Lawmaker Lashes Out Against Dick Cheney: He Should Just 'Stay Retired' And 'Keep His Mouth Shut'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) lashed out at former Vice President Dick Cheney during an interview on MSNBC Thursday, expressing dismay that the Iraq War...

Dem Congressman Avoids Punishment In Ethics Probe

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-NY., failed to disclose a $40,000 loan from a real estate broker on his financial disclosure reports but ther...

WikiLeaks: Paul Ryan's Delicate South American Dance

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

In late 2008, in the midst of Washington's financial crisis, Ryan traveled to South America to meet with political and business leaders as part of a congressional delegation.

The Club for Growth and the Demise of Our Democracy: A Look Beyond Lugar's Loss

Michael Shank | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank

Republican Sen. Richard Lugar joins the ranks this month of his ousted moderate colleagues and predecessors. Frankly, it is a little depressing. Wait, more than a little. A lot.

Michael McAuliff

Rep. Gregory Meeks Investigated Over $40,000 'Gift'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York members of the House are keeping the ethics committee awfully busy these days, with yet another member of the delegation being ...

Two Congress Members Under House Ethics Investigation

Politico | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

The Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent watchdog unit, has referred cases involving Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) ...

Matt Sledge

Dem Rep, Hillary Clinton Praised 'The Next Mubarak,' Gabon's Ali Bongo

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Protesters in the Central African nation of Gabon are looking for their own revolution in the wake of the tumult that toppled Egypt President Hosni Mu...

Gregory Meeks, Queens Congressman, Investigated By FBI

nydailynews.com | By Greg B. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Queens Congressman Gregory Meeks made no payments for three years on a secret $40,000 personal loan - and repaid the cash only when the FBI started as...

Shahien Nasiripour

Dem-Sponsored Loophole In Financial Reform Bill Could Hurt Seniors

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This report was updated at 6:00 p.m. ET. House Democrats provided the key votes to help adopt a measure that critics argue will hurt senior citizens ...

Congressman Meeks Defends Role In Hurricane Katrina Charity

ny1.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After weeks of controversy, Congressman Gregory Meeks is defending his role in a charity meant to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Queens D...

Feds Investigating Link Between State Senator Malcolm Smith And Charity Group

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and RAY RIVERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Four current or former officials of a Queens nonprofit group or a related charity founded by State Senator Malcolm A. Smith and Congressman Gregory W....

Jared Polis Signed Letter Opposing Net Neutrality Before Coming Out For It

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado U.S. Reps. Jared Polis and Ed Perlmutter signed onto a letter to the Federal Communications Commission last week Thursday that was penned by ...

Rep. Gregory Meeks Travelled On Tab Of Conman Allen Stanford

on the tab of con artist | By Greg B. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Queens Democrat, Rep. Gregory Meeks, sometimes accompanied by his wife, Simone-Marie, took six trips to sun-drenched locales from Antigua to St. Lucia...

Shahien Nasiripour

House Panel May Keep Public In The Dark About Emerging Threats To Financial System

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Members of Congress and the general public may not be told of "potential emerging threats to the stability of the financial system," thanks to a Thurs...

Gregory Meeks: Queens Congressman Says Obama Never Told Him To Talk To David Paterson

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A Democratic congressman from New York City says he was never ordered by President Barack Obama to intervene in the 2010 race for...