Articles Tagged 'Michael Grimm'
New York: Recchia Meets With DCCC Officials to Plot Grimm Challenge
A trio of top-ranking Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee officials huddled with New York City Councilman Domenic Recchia on Thursday to plan a challenge to Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y.
According to a senior national Democratic strategist, Recchia met in Washington with two fellow New Yorkers, DCCC Chairman Steve Israel and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, as well as DCCC Recruitment Chairwoman Donna… READ MORE
WH Silent Over Demands to Denounce ‘Piss Christ’ Artwork
By Todd Starnes, FOXNews.com
Religious groups are blasting President Obama for not condemning am anti-Christian art display set to appear in New York City and one Republican lawmaker said he is â€œfed up with the administrationâ€™s double standard and religious hypocrisy.
â€œPiss Christ,â€ once branded as a â€œdeplorable, despicable display of vulgarity,â€ will be displayed at the Edward Tyler Nahem… READ MORE
Weiner Says He Contacted FBI About Grimm
By John Stanton, Roll Call
In the fall of 2010, then-Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) informed the FBI that now-Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) was allegedly attempting to extort campaign contributions from a politically well-connected orthodox rabbi, Weiner said today.
Grimm has previously been accused of accepting questionable donations collected by a former associate of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto. Weinerâ€™s revelation would… READ MORE
Mike McMahon fires ‘Jewish money’ aide
By MAGGIE HABERMAN, Politico
Staten Island Rep. Mike McMahon (D-NY) moved into damage-control mode Thursday, firing the communications director for his re-election bid Thursday night after she gave a reporter a breakdown of a Republican rival’s “Jewish money” contributions.
McMahon announced he was firing spokeswoman Jennifer Nelson after she provided a New York Observer reporter with a breakdown of Republican … READ MORE