The Washington Post
At NYPDa s helm, Bratton will take on role of healer-in-chief
When William J. Bratton takes over as commissioner of the New York Police Department early next year, he will inherit the country's most powerful, local counterterrorism force, but one that has alienated the city's large Muslim community.
Friday Dec 6
King headed to New Hampshirea again
New York Rep. Peter King is headed to New Hampshire later this month on a trip that includes a meeting with a well-placed Republican operative and a speech to a group that aims to elect local Republicans.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Sunshine State News
Supporters of Ben Carson, Andrew Napolitano Run Draft Efforts for 2016
With polls showing Republicans lacking a front-runner for their presidential nomination in 2016, in recent days draft efforts have claimed momentum for two political outsiders -- Judge Andrew Napolitano and physician Dr. Ben Carson.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Undetectable Gun Ban Renewal Passes House, But Dems Want Metal-Part 'Loophole' Closed
The House quietly passed a 10-year extension of the current law banning undetectable guns on a voice vote with just a handful of lawmakers on the floor today.
FEMA: No deadline extension for filing insurance suits
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has said there will be no extension on the deadline for Superstorm Sandy victims to file lawsuits challenging a "denial or disallowance of all or part of their federal flood insurance claims," according to the Insurance Journal .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Children's Hospitals Celebrate Enactment of National Pediatric Research Network Act
Capping a more than six year advocacy effort, President Obama has signed into law legislation authorizing the National Institutes of Health to establish the National Pediatric Research Network to strengthen and enhance the nation's commitment to pediatric biomedical research.
The Washington Post
Legalizing online gambling is good for New Jerseya s credit rating
It's not much compared to the real thing but virtual gaming stands to generate $250 million to $500 million in gambling revenues in New Jersey in its first year, which is good news for the state's credit standing, according to Moody's, the ratings firm.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Give thanks for oath-breaking politicians' fear of an armed citizenry
Given the state in which we find our nation of late, it might seem difficult for a liberty loving patriot to think of much for which to be thankful.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
N.Y. Rep. King will return to explore presidential run in N.H.
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Mon Nov 25, 2013
Insurance Journal West
FEMA Says No Deadline Extension for Filing Sandy Flood Insurance Suits
The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it cannot extend the deadline for Superstorm Sandy victims who may want to file lawsuits challenging a denial or disallowance of all or part of their federal flood insurance claims.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Female politicians spending time on solutions, not scandals
Women make up almost 20 percent of the current Congress, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, but they don't come anywhere near that many of Congress' scandals.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
FEMA: No extensions to file superstorm Sandy insurance suits
Greg Snow attempts to clear debris from superstorm Sandy from his yard on Atlantic Street in Lindenhurst.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Seafarers Honored for Heroics
The two news releases below were issued this week by the United Seamen's Service.
New Benghazi Testimony: Spontaneous Attack Explanation 'Indefensible'
Newly gathered classified testimony on Benghazi shows claims that the attack was the result of a spontaneous demonstration are "indefensible."
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Theresa Villiers visits US and seeks continued support for Northern Ireland
She will meet key Irish-American figures including Congressmen Ritchie Neal and Peter King during her trip to Washington DC, New York and Boston.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Rep. King provision in farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws
The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.
Rep: Testimony shows administration's Benghazi claims were 'indefensible'
Sept. 11, 2012: A protester reacts as the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a terrorist attack which claimed the lives of four Americans.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Most Divided House District in New York
Last month I wrote about a handful of interesting Democratic House candidates I had recently interviewed, but I did not include Martha Robertson, who is challenging GOP Rep. Tom Reed in New York's 23rd District.
Latest federal Internet gambling bill...
If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won't be for a lack of legislation.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Would Holder Prosecute Greenwald? A Blurry Answer
An inquiry by Florida Congressman Alan Grayson compelled Attorney General Eric Holder to state that "any journalist who's engaged in true journalistic activities is not going to be prosecuted by [the U.S.] Justice Department."