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Grimm Felony Plea Poses Challenge For John Boehner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) was hoping to start 2015 on a positive note, but the felony plea deal copped Tuesday by Rep. Michael...

Christina Wilkie

Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Felony Tax Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty to one count of felony tax fraud on Tuesday. Appearing in federal court in Brooklyn, New Yo...

Nancy Pelosi Calls On Michael Grimm To Resign

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is calling on Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) to resign. Grimm's unfavorable reputation was drawn back in...

Michael McAuliff

A Felony Plea Can't Keep Michael Grimm Out Of Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Grimm Wins Re-Election Despite 20-Count Indictment

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) defeated Democrat Domenic Recchia in New York's 11th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was one of the most co...

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...

Grimm Faces Trouble Ahead Of Re-Election Campaign

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...