Morning Read: Holiday Hangover

Chuck Schumer’s brother-in-law, Kevin McNulty, was nominated to a federal judgeship in New Jersey in a move that left many in the Garden State political establishment scratching their heads.

Georgia police shot and killed a woman who allegedly sent a fake WMD to State Senator Greg Ball.

Museums are collecting memorabilia from the Occupy Wall Street protests.  Continue reading “Morning Read: Holiday Hangover”

Jon Corzine On MF Global Collapse: 'I Simply Do Not Know Where The Money Is'

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Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine is set to tell a House committee he has no idea what happened to customer money that went missing when his brokerage firm, MF Global, went bankrupt in October. In testimony prepared for his appearance before the House Agriculture Committee later today, Mr. Corzine said, “I simply do not know where the money is, or why the accounts have not been reconciled to date.” Continue reading “Jon Corzine On MF Global Collapse: 'I Simply Do Not Know Where The Money Is'”

Roundup: Rangel Returns; Liz Kruger Takes Cuomo's Tax Plan To Task

Charlie Rangel said he isn’t retiring any time soon.

State Senator Liz Krueger said she has some concerns about Governor Cuomo’s new tax plan.

Occupy Wall Street protesters launched an effort to take over foreclosed homes.  Continue reading “Roundup: Rangel Returns; Liz Kruger Takes Cuomo's Tax Plan To Task”

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Demands President Obama Return Corzine Campaign Cash

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is demanding President Obama return $500,000 in campaign contributions Jon Corzine raised on his behalf now that the FBI is reportedly investigating the collapse of Mr. Corzine’s hedge fund brokerage, MF Global. Continue reading “RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Demands President Obama Return Corzine Campaign Cash”