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Michael Grimm’s Ex-Girlfriend Pleads Not Guilty To Campaign Finance Violations

Michael Grimm's ex-girlfriend Diana Durand, 48, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that she violated federal campaign laws. Her lawyer said she didn't know...

Grimm Wants More Federal Dollars For Build It Back Program

Republican Congressman Michael Grimm is asking the federal government to earmark $600 million for the Build it Back program, the housing recovery project designed...

Grimm Wants More Federal Dollars For Build It Back Program

Republican Congressman Michael Grimm is asking the federal government to earmark $600 million for the Build it Back program, the housing recovery project designed...

Fed Legislators Hoping To Delay Rise In Flood Insurance Rates As...

As the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy draws near, homeowners living along the shores are staring down another potential catastrophe, skyrocketing insurance rates....

Former Congressman Major Owens Passes Away

Major Owens, who served Brooklyn -- including parts of Park Slope -- in Congress from 1983-2006, passed away last night at the age of 77. Owens,...

Recchia Outlines His Strategy To Take Down Grimm

The upcoming race between Congressman Michael Grimm and Councilman Domenic Recchia has already been contentious, and pundits have yet to point to a clear...

Grimm Blasted For Trying To Have It Both Ways In Government...

Representative Michael Grimm (R), was ripped by Brooklyn and Staten Island Democrats for voting to continue the government shutdown while at the same time...

Recchia Slams Grimm For Siding With Tea Party Over Government Shutdown

Councilman Domenic Recchia slammed Representative Michael Grimm for siding with Tea Party House members when it came to pursuing legislation that has led to...

Michael Grimm Makes List Of Most Corrupt Members Of Congress, Again

Representative Michael Grimm is no stranger to bad press and controversy, so it might come as no surprise to anyone that he has again...

Grimm Campaign Uses Opposition To Syria Engagement To Raise Funds, Drawing...

The New York Daily News reports that Congressman Michael Grimm received heat for using his planned opposition to action in Syria as part of a...

After Initially Supporting Syria Strikes, Grimm Changes His Mind

Representative Michael Grimm changed his mind regarding his previously expressed support of President Barack Obama's proposed military strike in Syria. According to a report...

More Than A Year Before The Vote, Grimm Vs Recchia Race...

Congressional elections are still more than a year away but the race to represent Bensonhurst and Staten Island is already starting to boil. NY1...

Man Who Raised Thousands For Grimm Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Ofer Biton, an Israeli man who may have illegally raised $500,000 for Michael Grimm's congressional campaign in 2010, pleaded guilty to visa fraud in...

Grimm Joins GOP Effort To Repeal National Health Care Law

Representative Michael Grimm joined his Republican colleagues on Capital Hill in another effort to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare. SI Live...

Republican Grimm Bashes GOP For Inviting Rand Paul, Sandy Aid Obstructionist,...

As the lone GOP representative of a city dominated by Democrats in the federal legislature, Congressman Grimm has a unique position and voice when...