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After months of debate and nail-biting negotiations, the House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for an additional six years, acc … Full Article

Nadler says closing loophole will end NSA’s ‘backdoor searches’ of U.S. citizens

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

In Dallas, de Blasio announces nationwide task force to tackle inequality

Mayors across the country have set their focus on tackling inequality. … Full Article

Stanley Cup final has Schumer in a betting mood

There’s more at stake in the National Hockey League finals between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings than just the Stanley Cup. How about New York vs. LA hotdogs? … Full Article

Richard Ravitch predicts more fiscal woes for US cities

ALBANY— Richard Ravitch, the former lieutenant governor who helped New York City avoid bankruptcy in the 1970s, is warning that cities around the U.S. can expect more fiscal troubles in the years ahead. … 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Michael Grimm wants Obamacare repealed before it's too late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
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