10 hrs ago
Peter King, David Paterson Scramble For Shelter During Rocket Attack In Israel
Rep. Peter King and former New York Gov. David Paterson scrambled for shelter after a rocket attack on the town they were visiting in Israel on Tuesday.
11 hrs ago
New York Daily News
New York pols: Cut college costs
College students could get a $500 rebate on the expensive fees, applications and tests they pay just to get into school if a new bill passes.
13 hrs ago
GOP Hires Hefty and Expensive Lawyers to Take on Obama
Have Republicans gone too far? Many think so, as they persist in their tenacious opposition to the Affordable Care Act, now that they've hired Republican attorney superstar David Rivkin to go for the throat on a specific part of the "Obamacare" plan, the decision of the White House to give employers a one-year reprieve on covering health care costs ... (more)
19 hrs ago
The New York Observer
DCCC Vows 'Unprecedented' Field Operation Against Michael Grimm
If the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has its way, the field operation built to unseat Congressman Michael Grimm will be the most aggressive and sophisticated in the city's congressional history.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
House Lawsuit Against Obama Price Tag: Up to $350K
Boehner and House GOP have hired a D.C. firm to handle Obama lawsuit. House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., said the firm has been contracted to represent the House in the district court civil suit.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Democratic Party leader echoes Netanyahu's new theme: Hamas equals ISIS
A few weeks after the Israeli prime minister accused Hamas of piling up "telegenically-dead Palestinians for their cause," Benjamin Netanyahu has found a telegenically-dead victim for his propaganda purposes: James Foley, the brave American journalist killed by ISIS in Syria.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Real Reason Deficits Don't Matter
The dull topic of deficits and fiscal policy are no where near as compelling and interesting at the moment when compared with all the other topics at hand such as the current civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, the ongoing militarization of a growing number of local police forces in American cities and all the incredible suffering overseas due to ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Clinton, Pelosi to hold women's event in San Francisco
Amid rampant speculation about her presidential aspirations, Hillary Clinton will appear alongside House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for an October fundraiser in San Francisco.
Struggle for 3d District victory
But as the political winds have shifted, their focus has narrowed onto one South Jersey district, the Third, that Democratic leaders have cited as one of their best opportunities nationally to pick up a GOP-held seat.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
House Democrats Widen Lead in Fundraising Race
House Democrats' campaign arm widened its fundraising advantage over its Republican counterpart last month, bringing in over $11.5 million compared with Republicans' $8 million.
Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa
This Jan. 3, 2008 file photo shows then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea Clinton, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Last week, a report that an arms shipment to Israel was put on hold by the Pentagon ruffled feathers on both sides of the Atlantic and caught many by surprise.
New York Daily News
On Twitter, a river of venom
Social media revolutionizes communication, makes a fetish of self-expression - and gives license to haters.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New York Post
Israel backers slam Obama for denying Hellfire missile shipment
Friends and allies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at the Obama administration Thursday for halting a weapons shipment to the Jewish state "The Obama people came into office with almost a chip on their shoulder against Netanyahu," Rep. Peter King told The Post.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Pelosi brings pols, donors to Napa
The California Democrat is, once again, bringing her top donors and other powerful political figures to wine country for a two-day legislative and issues conference at the swanky Villagio Inn and Spa.
The New York Observer
Kathy Hochul All But Endorses John Liu
Does Kathy Hochul speaking at a campaign rally for John Liu constitute an endorsement? Does this mean, in turn, that the governor wants to drive State Senator Tony Avella from office? Ms.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Israel threatens to withhold FAA funds over night jet arrivals
FILE: Airplanes on the runway of Kennedy Airport, as a boater passes by on the waters of Head Of Bay in Queens, on Aug. 13, 2012.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Scorched Earth Politicians
Barack Obama's poll numbers are plummeting -- for many good reasons -- as the midterm elections approach.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Lebanon Daily News
Manan Trivedi courts Lebanon County voters
Manan Trivedi, Democratic candidate for the Pennsylvania Sixth Congressional District, talks with voters at the Lebanon Area Fair on Friday.
Criticism Mounts as Obama Continues Fundraisers, Golf Amid Crises
The criticism of President Barack Obama as tone-deaf and near-absent is rising as the commander-in-chief continues his vacation and campaign fundraising - even as international crises continue to deepen.