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The de Blasio administration today announced its 10 host committee co-chairs, a diverse group of local leaders who will assume leadership roles and partner with the Mayor and the administration to  … 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

Grimm joined bipartisan group to reopen government

New York City’s only Republican in congress said he reached across the aisle to work with Democrats to help resolve the three-week-long impasse in Washington and get the federal government reopened. … Full Article

New Fed head Janet Yellen is a Brooklyn girl

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve vice chair Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the nation's central bank, the White House said Tuesday. … Full Article
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