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Congressman: 'No Reason to Believe' Paul Ryan Will Fare Better Than John Boehner

Congressman Charles Rangel—the dean of New York City’s congressional delegation—said he doubts new House Speaker Paul Ryan will have much more luck getting things done than his predecessor did, thanks to what he dubbed a confederate “cancer” in the Republican party. 454 more words

Members of Congress Fume After MTA Slashes Second Avenue Subway Funding

Two members of Congress said they were “deeply concerned” this afternoon following the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to slash $1 billion in funding from the proposed Second Avenue subway. 397 more words


Leading Elected Officials Question Development Rights in Stuy-Town Deal

Comptroller Scott Stringer and three Manhattan officials are probing the so-called “sweetener” of the sale of Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village to the Blackstone Group that… 591 more words

Dem Congresswoman Suggests 'Coalition Government' Modeled on 9/11 Commission in House

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney today told the Observer that the solution to the speakership crisis in the House of Representatives might be a bipartisan “coalition government” similar to the 9/11 Commission last decade—and perhaps even headed by the same people, former New Jersey Gov. 532 more words

New York Congressman: Bernie Sanders Is Not a Real Socialist

Congressman Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat, argued today that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders—the self-identified socialist and top rival to Hillary Clinton—isn’t a true socialist but simply a very liberal Democrat. 507 more words

New York Pols Rip Bernie Sanders on Gun Control

Congressman Carolyn Maloney and Public Advocate Letitia James today hit Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for his past votes on gun control bills—and touted Democratic front-runner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s record on the issue as superior. 548 more words