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Well then. Looks like the thick-headed, impudent twerps in Washington D.C. have fully managed to allow politics to trump their duty to their constituents, spurring the first government shutdown in nearly two decades. Federal facilities across the nation have been padlocked, 800,000 government employees face uncertain futures, those who depend on federal social safety nets…

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After weeks of speculation, City Councilman Domenic Recchia has publicly confirmed that he’s taking aim at incumbent Congressman Michael Grimm for a district that spans Staten Island, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Gravesend in the 2014 Congressional elections. Recchia confirmed his desire for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in an interview with the…

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Newly elected Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, who represents the majority of Anthony Weiner’s old stomping grounds in the recently redrawn 8th Congressional District, had a warm welcome by a slew of New York political heavyweights before his inaugural remarks, according to a report in the New York Times. Jeffries, who represents a large part of…