Many local politicians were unhappy with the proposed legislative lines released yesterday by Albany’s redistricting task force, but Assemblyman Dov Hikind said the plans for the “Super Jewish” Senate District 17 are “absolutely wonderful.”
“If all this ends up being the case and this district stands I think it will be absolutely wonderful,” Mr. Hikind told The Politicker. Continue reading “Dov Hikind Praises Proposed ‘Super Jewish’ Senate District”
Occupy Wall Street used donations to spend $140 on tobacco and $3,000 on “Halloween puppet supplies.”
Mayor Bloomberg is considering holding a parade for Iraq War vets.
Governor Cuomo is inviting New Yorkers to spend New Year’s Day with him. Continue reading “Roundup: Occupy Wall Street's Odd Expenses; Possible Iraq War Parade”
U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler thinks we should have left Muammar Qaddafi alone. Congressman Nadler explained his view on our military operation in Libya during a speech at the second annual Agudath Israel Legislative Breakfast this morning. Continue reading “Congressman Jerry Nadler Thinks Ousting Qaddafi Was a Major Mistake”
Senator Chuck Schumer told the Observer today that Speaker of the House John Boehner has “frustrated” President Obama by not compromising more in debt talks, but he thinks the situation will help the President’s chances of reelection. Continue reading “Senator Schumer Thinks Boehner Will Help Obama Stay in Office”