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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  … Full Article

Michael Grimm wants Obamacare repealed before it's too late

The Congressional Budget Office report projecting the loss of 2.5 million full time jobs over the next decade due to the effects of the Affordable Care Act has been seized upon by the opponents of Obamacare, who charged that it is proof the law is unworkable and hurts Americans. … Full Article

Nadler ranks high on House’s Internet Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who has been a member of the House Judiciary Committee for the 22 years, has been selected as the ranking member on a Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and Internet. … Full Article

Grimm: Never mind Christie, what about Obama?

New York City’s lone Republican congressman was quick to come to the defense of fellow GOPer Chris Christie after the embattled New Jersey governor held a press conference Thursday to answer tough questions about the so-called “Bridge-gate” scandal that is threatening to upend his president … Full Article

Senate ready to OK Brooklyn native Yellen to lead Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared ready Monday to confirm Janet Yellen as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank's efforts to spur the economy with low interest rates and massive  … Full Article

Maloney wages fight to establish women’s history museum in Washington

Women are woefully under-represented when it comes to listing the accomplishments of great Americans in history books, according to U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Grimm welcomes Lech Walesa to Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill isn’t known as the film capitol of the U.S., but for one night it was. … Full Article

Schumer, Grimm criticize Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat, and Republican-Conservative U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm rarely agree on issues. … Full Article

Cheesecake! Flesh-pressing Obama, in Downtown Brooklyn, keeps his eye on the pie

In Brooklyn to visit an extraordinary Prospect Heights high school on Friday, President Barack Obama entered campaign mode, swinging through Downtown Brooklyn with Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio. … Full Article
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