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Larry Scott Blackmon Named Vice President, Community and Government Affairs at FreshDirect

FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, New York, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Muslim on Capitol Hill: Staffers Look to Rebuild

As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Pascrell, Peter King, Republican

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Times

Rep. Gregory Meeks: European nations should sanction Russia

Rep. Gregory Meeks , New York Democrat, said Friday that European nations should place sanctions on Russia if it's found to be responsible for the Malaysian Airlines plan shot down earlier this week.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Roll Call

Chairman: Ethics Committee Can Only 'Offer Up Advice'

Open government advocates and congressional watchdogs, frustrated with what they decry as a culture of corruption on Capitol Hill, would like to see the House Ethics Committee take more aggressive action on cleaning up Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Michael Conaway, Republican, US House of Representatives, Don Young, Jean Schmidt, John Boehner, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The New York Observer

State Senator Tony Avella Gets Support of Retail Workers' Union

State Sen. Tony Avella netted the backing of the large Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union in his bid for re-election against primary challenger John Liu - another show of support for the Independent Democratic Conference incumbent following a deal to reunite with Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Grace Meng, Democrat, Joseph Crowley, New York, New York Government

Wed Jul 09, 2014

LongIsland.com

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on LIRR-MTA Labor Negotiations

Albany, NY - July 9, 2014 - "I want to thank the New York State Congressional Delegation for making it abundantly clear today that Congress will not act to bring about a labor settlement at the Long Island Rail Road.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Albany, NY

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Groong

ISTANBUL: Ankara criticizes 'anti-Turkish' bill on Christian properties

Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey June 28 2014 Ankara criticizes 'anti-Turkish' bill on Christian properties ANKARA Turkey has strongly criticized a U.S. House committee bill that directs the State Department to monitor the return of property confiscated from Christians in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Hill

Rangel wrangled in potential ethics probe?

Potential ethics violations involving Rep. Charlie Rangel threaten to steal his spotlight after a hard-fought primary win earlier in the week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Donald Payne, Emanuel Cleaver, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Marcia Fudge, Representative Hank Johnson

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Groong

AAA: House Foreign Affairs Cmte Passes Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act

PRESS RELEASE June 26, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Email: taniel@aaainc.org Phone: 393-3434 Web: www.aaainc.org HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE PASSES TURKEY CHRISTIAN CHURCHES ACCOUNTABILITY ACT H.R. 4347 Requires the U.S. Secretary of State to issue an annual report to Congress on the fate of Christian properties ... (more)

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Brad Sherman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eliot Engel, Republican, Dana Rohrabacher

OpenSecrets

The Donkey That Abandoned "Racehorse" Rangel

Rep. Charles Rangel was re-elected this week by a razor-thin margin, but no thanks to his fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Thu Jun 26, 2014

National Journal

Rangel Failed to Report All-Expenses-Paid Trip to China

Rep. Charles Rangel, who was publicly admonished four years ago by the Ethics Committee for accepting improper travel, has failed to report an all-expenses-paid trip he took to China last year.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Donald Payne, Representative Marcia Fudge

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Rangel NY congressional primary too close to call

With 99 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.7 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes from about 47,000 votes counted on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Timothy Bishop, Associated Press

Salon

Charlie Rangel declares victory over Adriano Espaillat in Dem primary

Longtime House Democrat Charlie Rangel declared victory on Tuesday night, claiming that he had defeated New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the Democratic Party primary for the 13th Congressional District, reports CBS New York .

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

News12.com

Lee Zeldin beats George Demos for GOP nomination in 1st District

State Sen. Lee Zeldin defeated Stony Brook attorney George Demos for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District primary election Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

USA Today

'Uncontested' is popular sight in New York primary

That's probably a reflection of the way districts are drawn to protect incumbents.

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Related Topix: Nydia Velazquez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Jose Serrano, Democrat, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm

Mon Jun 23, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Can We Stop Talking To Dick Cheney and Co. About Iraq?

How many times does a person have to prove himself wrong about a situation before a booking agent suggests to his or her boss, "You know, maybe we should find someone else to talk to about this?" If your name is Sen. John McCain , the answer is never.

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Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Dick Cheney, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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