Charging that Republicans in the House of Representatives are wasting their time and taxpayer dollars on an endless round of investigations into Planned Parenthood, U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Where to watch the presidential debate in Brooklyn this weekend

It’s no secret that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump brought the heat in their first presidential debate at Hofstra University on Sept. 26. … Full Article

House passes Donovan anti-terror bills

Two anti-terror bills sponsored by the lone Republican in New York City’s congressional delegation were passed by the House this week as lawmakers turned their attention to securing transportation systems and cyber space in the wake of the bombing in Chelsea. … Full Article

Neither Trump, Clinton exactly right about stop-and-frisk

Donald Trump says the police tactic known as stop-and-frisk led to a drop in murders in New York City, while Hillary Clinton says it has been ruled unconstitutional. At the first presidential debate, neither was quite right. … Full Article

Senators vote to override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers. … Full Article

Schumer discloses pneumonia diagnosis

WASHINGTON— The No. 3 Senate Democrat is disclosing that he was diagnosed with pneumonia. Senator Chuck Schumer was diagnosed several weeks ago. His disclosure Monday comes amid furor over Hillary Clinton's own pneumonia diagnosis. … Full Article

The surprising Woody Guthrie-Trump family connection

In light of the recent backlash to Donald Trump in Brooklyn — such as the Schnitzel Haus restaurant on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge having to remove a photo of Trump from its wall due to angry patrons’ comments on Yelp — people may be surprised to learn of a decades-old feud that involved Trum … Full Article

Jeffries named to Congressional task force on police-race relations

A newly created congressional task force looking into the fractured relationship between law enforcement and communities of color across the nation will have a Brooklyn representative.U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Melted Dreams: Brooklyn artists’ installation to vanish during conventions

"The American Dream" will melt away during the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Two artists from Brooklyn are installing massive ice sculptures of the words "The American Dream" in Cleveland and Philadelphia during those cities' conventions. … Full Article

Hillary Clinton gives victory speech at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Similar to the Democratic presidential debate in April, the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Duggal Green House played host to thousands of outspoken Democrats on Tuesday evening. … Full Article

Hillary bash in NYC: Brooklyn ties & tears wrap up Democratic Primary celebrations

Brooklyn has been a "one-party town" for most of its existence, and this year was bound to have an even stronger direct connection to both national candidates. … Full Article


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