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Bloomberg Shrugs Off Delay on Hurricane Sandy Aid Vote

Bloomberg did not join other area elected officials angered by delays in sending Sandy cash.

Battery Park City »

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Renamed for Late Gov. Hugh Carey

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was renamed in honor of the two-term governor and former congressman.

New York City »

New Yorkers Come Out to Vote in 2012 Congressional Primary

This year's congressional primary featured new blood and an old stalwart as New Yorkers came out to vote.

Lower East Side »

Nydia Velazquez Cruises to Win in 7th District

Rep. Nydia Velazquez easily defeated a handful of opponents on her way to an 11th term.

New York City »

Primary Day Sees New Yorkers Hit Polls for Tight Congressional Races

Incumbent Reps. Charles Rangel and Nydia Velazquez face stiff challenges in the Democratic Primary.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Oscar de la Renta Gives Espaillat Fashionable Endorsement

Designer Oscar de la Renta endorsed State Sen. Adriano Espaillat's run for Congress. 

Downtown »

Politicians Push for African Burial Ground Museum in Lower Manhattan

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler wants a memorial museum and education center so the graves are not forgotten.

Downtown »

9/11 Health Bill Passes Congress, President Obama Expected to Sign

The bill passed both the Senate and the House and will now go to President Obama, who is expected to sign it.

Downtown »

NYPD Honors 9/11 Responders and Omar Edwards at Police Memorial

The names of 12 NYPD officers killed in the line of duty were added to the downtown memorial.

Downtown »

House Passes Zadroga Bill For 9/11 Responders

The Zadroga Bill passed 268-160 Wednesday, prompting cheers on the House floor.

Downtown »

9/11 Health Bill's Defeat is a 'Disgrace,' Say First Responders, Local Pols

The House will take the bill up again in the fall, but that could be too late for those who are sick.

Harlem »

Charles Rangel Calls Ethics Probe a 'Traumatic Experience'

Details of the charges against Rangel are scheduled to be released Thursday.

Manhattan »

Ethics Charges Test Democrats Support of Rep. Charles Rangel

Recent ethics charges filed against Rep. Charles Rangel has some Democrats questioning their support for the Harlem politician.

Harlem »

Harlem Residents Stand Behind Charles Rangel Despite Ethics Charges

Harlem residents largely stood by Rep. Charles Rangel despite House ethics charges.

Manhattan »

9/11 Health Care Bill — the 'Zadroga Act' — Passes House Committee

New Yorkers want the Zadroga bill passed, but Republicans worry about the cost.