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Editorial Roundup: New York

Jun. 23, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Advance Media New York. June 16, 2022. Editorial: NY election ‘citizen auditors’ are playing a dangerous game Shame on former state Senate candidate Angi Renna for lending her reputation to a shadowy fringe group challenging the results of New York’s 2020...

Congress alleges 'shadow' probe by Commanders owner Snyder

Jun. 22, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder conducted a “shadow investigation” that sought to discredit former employees making accusations of workplace sexual harassment, hired private investigators to intimidate witnesses, and used an overseas lawsuit as a pretext to obtain phone records and...

Commanders' Snyder won't testify before US House committee

Jun. 15, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

A lawyer representing Dan Snyder told Congress the Washington Commanders owner will not testify at a hearing next week as part of an investigation into the team’s workplace conduct. Attorney Karen Patton Seymour sent a letter to the leaders of the House Committee on Oversight and...

House panel passes bill meant to stop census misinformation

Jun. 15, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

A U.S. House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would outlaw the distribution of fake or misleading materials resembling census forms or other materials that could prevent people from participating in the nation's head count. The Democratic-controlled House Committee on...

Democrats, GOP take contrasting views on LGBTQ survey bill

Jun. 14, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

An effort to be more inclusive or the federal government being too nosy? Democrats and Republicans took starkly contrasting views Tuesday of proposed legislation that would put voluntary questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on federal demographic surveys. The...

Andrew Yang to endorse Suraj Patel in NY congressional race

Jun. 13, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate and New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is getting involved in a New York congressional primary that's pitted two veteran lawmakers against each other. But Yang, who became known for his call for the government to...

4th grade Uvalde survivor: 'I don't want it to happen again'

Jun. 08, 2022 20:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who survived the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, recounted in video testimony to Congress on Wednesday how she covered herself with a dead classmate’s blood to avoid being shot and “just stayed quiet.” Miah...

Clashes among New York Democrats after redistricting redo

Jun. 07, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of New York's longest-serving members of Congress have turned from allies to rivals after a court redrew the state's congressional maps, scrambling the favorable landscape Democrats hoped to set for themselves this election year. U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler, a major...

Families of Uvalde, Buffalo victims to testify in Congress

Jun. 03, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents of victims and survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde will appear before a House committee next week in an effort to bring home the devastation of America's gun violence epidemic. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., the chairwoman of the...

Amazon said to be impeding House probe of warehouse collapse

Jun. 02, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

Congressional Democrats are accusing Amazon of “obstructing” their investigation into the company’s labor practices during severe weather events. Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform have sent a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, saying the company has failed to...