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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Hanna sole NY Republican to oppose abortion bill
Republican Rep. Richard Hanna of Oneida County broke from party ranks Tuesday to vote against proposed legislation that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except for victims of rape or incest who have reported the crime to authorities.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Sen. Frank Lautenberg was an advocate for the people
At a time when the best that can be said about the members of the U.S. Congress is that they occasionally set aside politics for small compromises when backed into a corner, Sen. Frank Lautenberg was a rarity.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
N.J. governor calls special election to fill Senate seat
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The Washington Post
Carolyn McCarthy has lung cancer: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy says she has a treatable form of lung cancer.
New York Daily News
Catholics rip Cuomo on abortion rights
The Catholic League launched a preemptive strike Monday against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new "Women's Equality Agenda," saying the plank on abortion rights would cost Cuomo any shot at the presidency.
Deck collapse in Long Beach
Five people were hurt in the collapse at 271 Shore Road, an official said. A 9-year-old girl was among those hurt.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy has lung cancer
She is a dear friend, and I found earlier today in an exchange of emails on another topic.
Rep. McCarthy says she has 'treatable' lung cancer
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, one of the top gun-control advocates in Congress, announced Monday that she has a "treatable" form of lung cancer.
The New York Observer
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Diagnosed With Cancer
Long Island Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy was diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer, she announced in a statement this evening.
The Washington Post
New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at 89, fought to raise drinking age, ban smoking on airliners
In this June 16, 1999 file photo, Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., displays an AR-15 carbine at a news conference on Capitol Hill where he and other Democrats urged the House to pass his version of gun control legislation.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Medical Debt Gets New Focus in Congress
There has been a lot of focus from lawmakers in recent months on the ways in which medical debts can severely impact consumers' finances for years.
Sat May 25, 2013
The Paramus Post
Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Hurricane Sandy Tax Relief
WASHINGTON In order to provide additional assistance to families and businesses struggling to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep.
Fri May 24, 2013
VA: Relief On The Way To End Backlog Of Veterans Still Seeking Disability Benefits
They served our country and then are told to wait for government benefits. A massive backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs has had some waiting for years.
Thu May 23, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Tax relief proposed for victims of Hurricane Sandy
A bipartisan group of House members from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said Thursday they will revive an effort to enact temporary tax relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
American Insurance Association Issues Statement on Terrorism Risk...
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2013- Leigh Ann Pusey, president and CEO of the American Insurance Association , issued the following statement in response to today's introduction of the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2013" sponsored by Reps.
Wed May 22, 2013