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13 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Prominent black Cuban dissident asks the Congressional Black Caucus...

Cuban dissident Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera personifies courage. The petite Afro-Cuban dissident has suffered beatings, imprisonment and sexual harassment at the hands of Raul Castro's goons in Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba, NY, Raul Castro, US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Governor Cuomo Announces $175 Million to Cover Local Governments' ...

Albany, NY - July 23, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced funding to cover local governments' costs to repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged by Superstorm Sandy.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, Albany, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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