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Jun 30, 2014

State lawmakers drove agenda as session closed

More so than in any recent year, state legislators drove the homestretch of the 2014 legislative session. From medical marijuana to anti-heroin measures to teacher-evaluation adjustments, the high-profile issues that dominated the last week of busine... #Andrew Cuomo #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Richard Gottfried #Diane Savino #Jeff Klein #Rob Astorino

Jun 27, 2014

Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa pleads guilty to marriage fraud, resigns

Democratic Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan on Friday to illegally obtaining citizenship status through a sham marriage, according to the U.S. attorney's office. Rosa, who agreed to resign from office as part o... #Dominican Republic #Preet Bharara #New York (state)

Jun 27, 2014

Assemb. Gabriela Rosa pleads guilty to marriage and bankruptcy fraud

Gabriela Rosa, a Democratic state assemblywoman from Manhattan, pleaded guilty Friday to charges that she had entered into a sham marriage to get citizenship and had committed bankruptcy fraud, effectively destroying her political career in Albany. R... #Dominican Republic #Denise Cote

Jul 23, 2014

Iraq presidential vote delayed

Iraq's parliament has agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad last night that killed 31 people, mainly civilians. The delay is in response to ... #Jalal Talabani #Iraq #Baghdad #Mosul #Kirkuk #Nouri al-Maliki

Jul 18, 2014

Pérez calls off recount in California controller’s race

Assemblyman John A. Pérez abandoned his recount in the California controller’s race Friday, ending an effort to overcome a narrow third-place finish after picking up only a handful of votes amid increasing impatience from Democratic activists and oth... #California #Los Angeles, CA

Jul 13, 2014

Dalton McGuinty returns to the spotlight — relaxed, renewed, redeemed

The maligned former premier, having returned from exile at Harvard, is pleased to discover, post-Liberal majority, that he is back in the political fold and no longer radioactive to Bay St. He’s also working on his political memoirs, to be published ... #Ontario #Kathleen Wynne #Dalton James

Jul 06, 2014

Libya scraps results from 24 polling stations

Libya's electoral commission has announced that it was scrapping the results from 24 polling stations due to fraud committed during last month's parliamentary elections for which voting took place at 1,600 stations. An investigation has been launched... #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi

Jul 02, 2014

Kristin Olsen to lead Assembly Republicans

Assembly Republicans have chosen their next leader. Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen of Riverbank will take over as head of the caucus from Connie Conway of Tulare. Conway said the transition will take place after the November elections, in which Republic... #Connie Conway #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party

Jul 02, 2014

Kristin Olsen to lead Assembly Republicans

Assembly Republicans have chosen their next leader. Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen of Riverbank will take over as head of the caucus from Connie Conway of Tulare. Conway said the transition will take place after the November elections, in which Republic... #Connie Conway #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party
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