Chris Collins Suspends Reelection Campaign

Republican Rep. Chris Collins has decided to suspend his campaign for reelection. He posted the following statement on Saturday morning: Just three days ago, Rep. Collins was charged with insider trading related to his alleged usage of his position with an Australian biotech firm, Innate Immunotherapeutics, to help his family make stock trades to avoid […]

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Why Public Banks Are Suddenly Popular

Later this year, on the midterm ballot, voters in Los Angeles, California, will be asked an uncommon question: Should the city be to allowed to create a public bank? L.A.’s referendum, which would not itself create a public bank, has attracted the support of left-wing figures like New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and filmmaker Michael […]

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New York GOP Rep. Arrested On Insider Trading Charge

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Watching the news lately and witnessing the number of ongoing criminal investigations involving high-profile government officials, one might think it’s really hard to stay out of jail these days. It’s not. Despite the constant new revelations of alleged illicit activity by those in power, steering clear of the law is, in reality, […]

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U.S. Cities with Massive Foreign Populations Went Strongest for Hillary Clinton in 2016

American cities with massive foreign born populations went the strongest for failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton against President Trump in the 2016 election. A map compiled by the New York Times‘ Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Josh Katz, and Kevin Quealy reveals Clinton’s “democratic bastions” of “cities’ hues of blue,” noting the most pro-Clinton cities in […]

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Two Galleries Chart the Development of Painting as Art

As figuration finds its relevancy again in painted art, two galleriesthat have been stalwarts in exhibiting the medium since 1998are demonstrating that its re-found popularity is, in part, due to younger generations’ iterations of the style. The exhibit, “Painting: Now and Forever, Part III,” is “museum-scale,” according to The New York Times’ Roberta Smith, but […]

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20,000 pounds of pork sausage from Astoria-based wholesaler recalled because of undeclared allergens

Federal officials are recalling about 20,000 pounds of pork sausage from an Astoria-based meat wholesaler due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the USDA announced late-Friday. Star Natural Meats is recalling the raw, non-intact pork sausage products, the USDA said. The products contain allergens milk and soy, and they were not declared on the products’ labels. […]

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