The de Blasio Administration today announced that it has secured $10 million in commitments from host committee members for the City’s bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. … Full Article
U.S. Rep. Michael got a close up view of the devastation of Sept. 11.
In a statement delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives, Grimm recalled the horror that took place 13 years ago. … Full Article
The military has done an about-face on its controversial policy governing hairstyles worn by troops and U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke is praising the change as a move that respects the diversity of the men and women in uniform. … Full Article
It’s not just the big shots in the city’s Democratic Party that want the 2016 Democratic National Convention to take place at the Barclays Center. The party’s loyal foot soldiers want it too. … Full Article
Brooklyn rolled out an actual blue carpet -- plus a marching band, gift bags and a host of officials -- at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) scouting visit to New York City on Monday. … Full Article
The tens of thousands of children who are streaming across the southern border of the U.S. from countries in Central America should be treated with compassion — not like criminals, according to one Brooklyn congresswoman. … Full Article
An amendment to a defense appropriations bill could put a leash on the National Security Agency (NSA) and its controversial practice of spying on Americans, according to U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler. … Full Article