Friday, August 01, 2014
Comedians take on congressional inaction While the House temporarily delayed its five-week August recess after failing to pass an urgent immigration bill last night, the move certainly didn’t delay late-night comedians from mocking them for their inaction.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
"In an escalation of the confrontation between the United States attorney in Manhattan, Preet Bharara, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo over the governor’s cancellation of his own anticorruption commission, Mr. Bharara has threatened to investigate the Cuomo administration for possible obstruction of justice or witness tampering.
The warning, in a sharply worded letter from Mr. Bharara’s office, came after several members of the panel issued public statements defending the governor’s handling of the panel, known as the Moreland Commission, which Mr. Cuomo created last year with promises of cleaning up corruption in state politics but shut down abruptly in March."