When Family Battles And Legislative Agendas Collide!

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By now, you’ve certainly heard of indicted Bronx State Senator Efrain Gonzalez and his ongoing legal battle with the Justice Department and the City’s Department of Investigation over his alleged misuse of taxpayer funds for his personal benefit. The story got even juicier in January when Gonzalez’s ex-wife informed the world that while Gonzalez was [&hellip
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Hillary Slipping?

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Maybe, but only slightly. A new Rasmussen Poll finds that Senator Hillary Clinton has lost three points since last month, now up over Illinois Senator Barack Obama 34-26, with former North Carolina Senator John Edwards bringing up the rear with 17 points. Though Clinton has lost three points since January, they did not transfer to [&hellip
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Rudy Beats All

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Republicans might want to get used to the idea of Rudy Giuliani becoming their eventual presidential nominee, at least if things keep going the way they are. A Newsweek poll finds the former mayor is maintaining his lead over other top Republicans, and is even seeing it grow. He now holds a 25 point lead [&hellip
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Schneiderman v. Bruno, Round One

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This morning, Manhattan/Bronx State Senator Eric Schneiderman, a Democrat, also took the time to discuss the move made by State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno earlier in the week, which saw him appoint Brooklyn Democrat Carl Kruger to chair the social services committee, a bipartisan move without precedent. Like others before him, Schneiderman sees this [&hellip
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Oh Al, How We Love Thee

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What could be better than winning an Oscar? How about being honored by a Congressional resolution! Bronx/ Westchester/ Rockland Democrat Rep. Eliot Engel has introduced a House resolution designed to honor former Vice President Al Gore, for his work on climate change, in the wake of an Oscar victory for his documentary film "An Inconvenient [&hellip
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