Engel Statement on Today’s Shooting at the Republican Baseball Practice

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 14, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: “Today’s shooting in Alexandria was a cowardly and despicable act. My thoughts are with Congressman Scalise, my colleague on the Energy and Commerce Committee, and the four other individuals including two members of Capitol Police who were shot. We pray for their speedy recovery. And …

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Council President Lesnick Statement on Attempted Assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

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“The senseless and brutal killings that took place today in Tucson, Arizona, illustrate the final breakdown of civility in American politics.      “Everyday, police officers risk their lives facing down the danger of a growing violent criminal and arsenal of weapons. We must redouble our efforts to get guns off the streets but also to take hatred out of the …

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Saturday Night Advice for U.S. Voters Next Tuesday (1940) BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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The Yonkers Connection On November 2, 1940, the Saturday before Election Day, Robert H. Jackson, the Attorney General of the United States, delivered the principal speech at a political meeting outside of New York City.  That year featured a presidential election that Jackson and many believed would be close and, for Democrats, possibly a defeat:  President Franklin D. Roosevelt, seeking …

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Hall’s Votes to Protect Consumers and Hold Wall Street Accountable

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 Washington, DC, June 30, 2010 — Congressman John Hall (NY-19) and his colleagues in the House of Representatives voted to put an end to years of Wall Street and big banks operating without accountability.

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