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  • Rep. Israel: Been speaking with Maloney on Senate

     
    Rep. Steve Israel tells Capital 9 News in Albany that he's been speaking with Rep. Carolyn Maloney, right, about the prospect of a primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and holds out the prospect that he could support the......
  • Democrat Tasini to announce for U.S. Senate seat

     
    Democratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
  • Now, McCarthy rules out Gillibrand challenge

     
    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola), who has been a driving force behind finding a Democrat to challenge appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, has ruled out a run for the Senate, her press aide Raymond Zaccaro......
  • Rep. Maloney gets a call from VP Biden

     
    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan), who is weighing a challenge to appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, received a telephone call from Vice President Joe Biden this week. But a source close to Maloney said Biden did.......
  • Rep. Israel: Not so much with the House floor speeches

     
    No one in the New York congressional delegation is more enthusiastic about new ???social media??? tools such as Twitter and YouTube than Rep. Steve Israel, the former PR man turned five-term Democratic congressman from Huntington. Just last Tuesday, he...
  • Joe Biden update: Investing in a N.Y. congressman

     
    The Democrat VP says the $2,400 paid to help Rep. Steve Israel is money well spent....
  • Pass the turkey, hold the arsenic

     
    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) would like to remind you that the turkey defrosting in your fridge might be poisonous. You see, that turkey may contain roxarsone, a food additive that poultry producers use......
  • FCC gets caught in crossfire of Fox and Cablevision fight

     
    With less than five hours before their current contract expires, News Corp.'s Fox and Cablevision Systems Corp. seem to be more interested in taking shots at each other than trying to strike a new deal that will keep Fox channels......
  • Schumer: Against telcom immunity

     
    Chuck Schumer's spokesman tells us that he's going to oppose the current version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act legislation, which immunizes telcom companies for past implementation of Bush's requests and expands the government's capacity to...
  • FISA: Schumer opposes cloture, Clinton doesn't vote

     
    The controversial legislation expanding the president's authority to surveil calls and emails without court approval and immunizing telcom providers from lawsuits over past compliance with Bush's requests came up for a cloture vote in the Senate last...
  • Israel, Weitzman on board Jews for Obama effort

     
    Nassau Comptroller Howard Weitzman and Rep. Steve Israel, formerly for Hillary, are pitching in on a new Jewish outreach effort for Obama -- Obama Jewish Community Leadership Committee of Metropolitan New York. Or, maybe you prefer the catchy acronym --.....