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  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Nancy Pelosi calls for Ethics Committee to investigate Rep. Anthony Weiner

    Nancy Pelosi calls for Ethics Committee to investigate Rep. Anthony Weiner
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate Rep. Anthony Weiner after the New York congressman admitted to lying about explicit messages he sent women online. "I am deeply disappointed and saddened about this...
  • NY's Clintonites: Unready to sing a 'unity' chorus

     
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's second-place finish will leave some distressed New York Democrats reluctant to rally behind Barack Obama - although loyal insiders predict an orderly transfer of support. "The political community, and political activists,...
  • Israel, Ackerman: Memorial Day junketing

     
    Somehow we missed it until now, but LI USReps Steve Israel and Gary Ackerman both make cameo appearances in a USNWR story about Congressional junketing over the Memorial Day recess. Both took their wives along for the ride, according......
  • DNC: Traveling to the Democratic National Convention

     
    Coming to these conventions is always such a sureal experience. This is the fifth time I've been lucky enough to be sent to draw cartoons at the conventions and although it's hectic getting around the crowded venues and a real......
  • Steve Israel: NY pols gone wild!!!

     
    Apparently, there was quite a scrum in the NY delegation yesterday as the pols jostled for position when the cameras of the world focused on Hillary Clinton in the middle of the group, calling for Obama to be nominated by......
  • Gov. calls Suffolk's Assemb. Ramos "a great resource"

     
    Gov. David Paterson stumped for Democratic Assemb. Philip Ramos in Brentwood Friday calling him a ???great resource??? and his "partner in state government,??? but added his appearance was no ???message??? to Suffolk County Executve Steve Levy who is...
  • Steve Israel, D-Huffington Post?

     
    Steve Israel, apparently aspiring to liberal-Democrat hot-shot-dom, is blogging on energy issues for the Huffington Post, widely read by ordinary Long Islanders. He does discuss an interesting question: Why did the GOP, after constantly calling for an end...
  • Monday Ten: Rocky markets, muddy politics

     
    Look for another rough day on Wall Street, with European stocks down 5 percent in overnight trading on fears of a world recession, complicating John McCain's efforts to "turn the page" on the economy and refocus on attacking Obama's......
  • Wednesday's Ten: Targeting Pennsylvania

     
    McCain targets Pennsylvania, sensing fertile ground and having few alternatives to victory despite trailing by double digits in some polls of the state's voters. But he's scaling back his ad buys in Colorado, NH and other states to finance......
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. New York City Councilman David Yassky, who introduced the resolution calling for another referendum on term limits -- but once that failed voted for the council???s term-limit......