On Sunday, the Huskies matched the record set by UCLA in the early 1970's for the longest win streak in NCAA basketball history. They play for the chance to possess that record outright on Tuesday.
The health care debate dominated news headlines constantly through the first three months of the year, until President Obama finally signed the overhaul legislation on March 23. As some aspects of the law began rolling out over the next nine months, others were brought to court over questions of constitutionality.
At the start of the year, advocates for immigration reform were full of hope. Powerful members of Congress had promised they'd bring a comprehensive immigration reform bill to the floor, and Obama signaled his commitment to back it. But then, along came Arizona.
Wondering how the new tax laws will affect you? Need to get your personal finances in order? CPA and host of "Greenberg News" on WNJC 1360 AM in Philadelphia, Brian Greenberg is taking tax questions.
According to Greenberg, most people won't see much of a change in their tax bills on April 15, 2011—the "new" law is really a continuation of what's been going on for the past two years.
Hand to hand, the torch was passed all the way from Mexico City to New York, finally ending its 72-day journey on Sunday at Saint Patrick's Cathedral amid hundreds of cheering families, folk dancers, and musicians.
Less than 24 hours after the House passed the DREAM Act on Wednesday by a margin of 216-198, the Senate voted to table its version of the bill until next week, after a vote on extending the Bush era tax-cuts. Republicans had threatened to filibuster if the DREAM Act came up before the vote on taxes.
Why did the Rick Lazio campaign fall flat on its face? What accounted for Carl Paladino's grassroots appeal? Who took whom seriously? What gave Eric Schneiderman the winning edge? Was Andrew Cuomo really a control freak?
All these questions were answered, analyzed and fought over by the political consultants and insiders that made the 2010 election campaigns tick. Here are the best quotes from a political roundtable hosted by The New School's Center for New York City Affairs.
A day after Cathie Black received a waiver from the state education commissioner so she could take the top job in the New York City public school system, a small group of Green Party members responded by staging a protest at her old place of employment, Hearst.
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake shook the New York City region earlier today.
About 50 immigration advocates rallied in Times Square on Monday afternoon to urge the New York Congressional delegation to support the federal Dream Act. The bill would allow young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and have lived here for five years to legalize their status by going to college or joining the military for two years.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a hard act to follow. He was elected on a platform of ridding his state of an almost $11 billion deficit, and promised to do it without raising a cent in taxes. His hardliner attitude has earned him accolades and anger and a dozen of the 37 newly elected and reelected governors took lessons from him on the campaign trail.
The goals the U.S. has around the world, whether they're in climate, or dealing with the global economy, or dealing with Iran and its nuclear pretensions, require a cooperative arrangement with the other key members of the UN Security Council or we will make no progress. So if you want anarchy, or if you want global proliferation, then do nothing.
—Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation on The Brian Lehrer Show.
The top dog in New York is the leader of a very large pack -- and a lot of barking is letting loose by those vying to be part of team-Cuomo. The governor-elect has been on the political scene a long time, and he's got a tightly knit inner circle, and many pundits suspect his close allies will follow him up to Albany.