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Jason Linkins

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Floats Rumors That Republicans Want Him To Run Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

A few weeks ago, the New York Daily News' Dan Friedman reported that a Justice Department investigation into alleged fundraising improprieties involvi...

Jason Linkins

Vito Fossella Denies The Media A Third Ring For Their New York Political Circus

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2013 | New York

The New York Observer's Colin Campbell made good use of the sudden return of Eliot Spitzer to the political limelight, corralling the would-be New Yor...

11 Top Political Sex Scandals

latimes.com | June 8, 2011 | Posted 08.08.2011 | Divorce

Although political scandals date to the country's earliest days, attention to sex-related wrongdoing in Congress began in earnest in the 1970s. Here a...

What Is It With New York Politicians And Sex Scandals?

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anthony Weiner's office says in a statement that he sent explicit photos of himself. A spokeswoman made the statement Wednesday as ...

Congressman King: The Yahoo Has a Point

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Maybe only a wild and crazy congressman would hold hearings on this subject, one so sensitive that King has been verbally stoned for daring to raise it.

Congress Adjourns to Face the Music at Home

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Cutting and running 7 days early from their planned Oct. 8th departure, members of Congress fled the hot and toxic atmosphere on Capitol Hill and returned to face constituents in their home states for the midterm elections.

Moffat's Sex. Nietzsche's Memory.

Bill Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Singer

It used to be sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll -- now it's sex, drugs, rock 'n roll, politics and Wall Street. For some reason, a lot of folks just get hung up about that sex thing.

Disgraced Ex-Rep Bows Out Of Race For Old Seat

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Disgraced ex-congressman Vito Fossella has bowed out of the race for his old seat. Despite winning the endorsement of the Staten Island Republican Pa...

New York's WINNERS & LOSERS Of The Week

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is full of winners... and of losers. Each week HuffPost New York gives praise to those who ended up ahead, and calls out those who fell behin...

Friday Talking Points [124] -- How's That Libertarian Thingie Workin' Out For Ya?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We certainly have a lot of ground to cover this week, so let's dig right in. I'd like to start with a declaration, though: Bristol Palin is now fair g...

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Vito Fossella Pulls A Fast One

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

It's always hard to be rejected, but imagine how it'd feel to run for Congress and then have your party spurn you for Vito Fossella.

GOP NOMINATES Disgraced Ex-Congressman For Old Job

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Disgraced ex-congressman Vito Fossella was gifted with a second chance last night. In a surprise move, the Staten Island Republican Party nominated F...

Those Schoolcraft Tapes

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Whether whiner or whistleblower, police officer Adrian Schoolcraft continues to damage the credibility of the New York City Police Department.

Vito Fossella, Former Congressman With Second Family, May Run Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is disgraced former Rep. Vito Fossella thinking of running for his old seat? The Staten Island Republican chose not to seek reelection in 2008 after ...

Fossella DUI: Guilty Plea For Former Rep.

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Former Rep. Vito Fossella pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges in a Virginia court on Monday, the day a jury trial was to begin ...

Here's a Little Challenge for Iowa's Homophobic Republican Legislators...

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

C'mon, Iowa Republicans, are you ready to prove that you practice what you preach? We won't hold our breath.

Vito Fossella May Get Jail For Drunken Driving

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Rep. Vito Fossella was sentenced Monday to five days in jail for drunken driving, a humiliating coda to a political career rui...

Jason Linkins

Vito Fossella Seems To Be Mulling A Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in May of 2008, five-term Representative from Staten Island Vito Fossella dropped out of his race for re-election amid a motherlode of crime and ...

Northeastern House Republicans In Serious Danger This Fall

New York Times | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Across the increasingly Democratic Northeast, Republicans are in danger of losing half a dozen or more Congressional seats in November, as even distr...

GOP Struggling To Replace Disgrace New York Congressman

NY Times | Jonathan Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Finding a candidate to replace Representative Vito J. Fossella, who will step down at the end of the year, is proving much harder than Republican Part...

Vito Fossella, New York Republican, Won't Run For Re-Election: Report

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The AP is reporting that Republican Congressman Vito Fossella will not run for re-election after revelations that he fathered a child with his mistres...

Sam Stein

Vito Fossella Cries On House Floor After Drunk Driving, Adultery Revelations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Disgraced New York Congressman Vito Fossella broke down in tears on the floor of the House of Representatives today, apparently under the emotional we...