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  • Citigroup gave $$ to signers of Mets' stadium letter

     
    By now it is well known that Reps. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Ted Poe (R-Texas) urged Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to demand Citigroup cancel its $400 million, 20-year deal to put its name on the new New York Mets......
  • Rep. Israel to head House Dems' recruiting for cycle

     
    Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) has been tapped as chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's recruiting panel for the upcoming campaign cycle. "Congressman Steve Israel's aggressive leadership of the Recruiting Committee is critical...
  • Wednesday wanderings: King earmarks, Levy prods

     
    Possible US Senate candidate Peter King (R-Seaford) has his name on local earmarks which Sen. John McCain, the failed presidential candidate King supported, has been slamming. The two don't agree on this budgeting measure or campaign finance, King says....
  • Rep. Steve Israel: '...the opportunities that may come'

     
    Is Rep. Steve Israel starting to run for Senator against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for whom he was passed up by Gov. David Paterson? Could he be angling now for governor with Paterson looking vulnerable? Is he just trying......
  • Thursday's intrigues: China, Iraq, Israel...and Islip

     
    After withdrawing from appointment in a key intelligence position, Charles Freeman, targeted in part for his links to organizations funded by Saudi Arabia and for positions critical of the Jewish state, faults the Israeli lobby. Out of New York, Sen.........
  • Obama's controversial pick for intel post departs

     
    by Frank James Charles Freeman, a former diplomat who was chosen to serve in the new position in the Obama Administration of chair of the National Intelligence Council, is withdrawing from the position, according to reports. Freeman has criticized the.......
  • Jon Cooper: Another LI hat in the Senate ring?

     
    So far the names of possible challengers to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in next year's elections have included three Long Islanders: Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) and Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford). Now a fourth has been...
  • House cracks down on AIG bonuses

     
    by James Oliphant Working furiously to respond to public outrage over Wall Street excess, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill that seeks to recoup the lion's share of the $165 million in bonuses paid to executives of American......
  • Democrats' LI Caucus: Ford in person, Gilli on tape

     
    The bi-county Long Island Democratic Caucus met Saturday in an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall in Hauppauge -- and one of the more widely-noticed guests was Nassau Legis. Denise Ford, who's elected as a Republican and caucuses with......
  • Downtown summit: LI Rep., Manhattan BP meet

     
    Rep. Steve Israel lunched in the restaurant "17 Murray Street" with Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Several others were at the table as well. Both Democrats have had their names floated for a possible primary challenge next year to......
  • Senate 2010, in a strange and volatile moment

     
    Early scrambling in the 2010 race for the junior U.S. Senate seat - now occupied by Kirsten Gillibrand - offers the best glimpse of the clashing ambitions at work in the state Democratic Party's nervous ruling circles. For her......