Schumer and Blumenthal call for investigation
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Candidates named to top tier of Republican recruitment program
Former mayor gives $500,000 to push back Tea Party in Mississippi
State senator beats back a well-funded challenge
Democrats are hoping that Rep. Eric Cantor's surprise loss in Virginia this week will push New York Republicans further to the right, in congressional districts with contested G.O.P. primaries.
Long Island congressman says '100 percent conservative' was also a pragmatist
Rep. Joe Crowley cheered a decision from House minority leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday to appoint five Democratic members to the select committee charged with investigating the killings in Benghazi, Libya.
Former U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long issued a statement today, in response to a guilty plea from her friend and former campaign donor, Dinesh D'Souza, in federal court.
House majority leader cheers the governor for standing up to de Blasio
Rep. Michael Grimm responded to a 20-count federal indictment released hours earlier that accused him of tax fraud and perjury.
Rep. Michael Grimm surrendered to federal authorities on Monday morning, shortly before prosecutors at the U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn unsealed a 20-count indictment related to Grimm's ownership of a health foods store in Manhattan.