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Michael Grimm

Grimm Faces Trouble Ahead Of Re-Election Campaign

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - This fall, when U.S. Representative Michael Grimm asks New York voters to send him to ...

Help Wanted For Michael Grimm

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Scandal-ridden Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is having trouble recruiting staff to work in his congressional office, according to a Wednesday email obta...

Rep Who Threatened To Throw Reporter Over Balcony Rallies Against Bullying

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), who told a reporter he'd "break" him "in half," seemed to miss the irony when he encouraged his colleagues to support a b...

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...

Michael Grimm Goes An Entire Interview Without Threatening A Reporter

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) blamed the media for his woes in a new interview, accusing journalists of trying to destroy him since the moment he steppe...

House Ethics Panel Defers Probe Of Michael Grimm

AP | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee has put its investigation of indicted Rep. Michael Grimm on hold so the Justice Department can proceed ...

Michael Grimm Makes Court Appearance

AP | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say the evidence against a New York City congressman accused of evading taxes includes thousands of emails. Federal pro...

Wage Theft Is Grim Business

Rory Lancman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Rory Lancman

Wage theft is particularly prevalent among low-wage workers, such as those in the restaurant, retail, home health care and personal and repair services industries. Misclassification touches more traditionally middle class industries, such as construction and trucking.

Grimm Barred From Entering FBI Offices Where He Claims He Left On Good Terms

| Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

By Murray Weiss STATEN ISLAND — Rep. Michael Grimm, who quit as an FBI agent eight years ago, was barred from returning to its New York field...

Michael Grimm Says He's 'One Of The Luckiest Members Of Congress'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

The Republican congressman facing 20 counts of fraud and other charges relating to a restaurant business he owned and operated said Tuesday that he is...

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...

Michael Grimm Indicted On 20 Counts Of Fraud

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

BY TOM HAYS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Following a two-year investigation of his campaign financing, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was indic...

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...