Sequestration budget cuts, the “iBio incubator,” the future of bio technology in the Lower Hudson Valley — New York Medical College Chancellor/CEO Edward C. Halperin addresses these issues and more in an Editorial Spotlight interview 1 p.m. Tuesday on lohud.com. To view the session and join the simultaneous live chat,… Read More →
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on the record Dow, the death of Hugo Chavez, the filibuster, Jeb Bush, the national debt and North Korea.
Cast your vote in our Editorial Board survey: On Friday, the first round of across-the-board federal budget cuts are due to take effect. Will the cuts help or hurt the economy? The White House maintains the budget cuts will increase airport waits, reduce food inspections, cut border protection. Will we… Read More →
The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. Watch it live here. Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son Jesse was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in December, is set to testify.
President Obama is speaking about the budget sequester at 12:55 p.m. Eastern today in Newport News, Va. Watch it live here:
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on the sequester, the pope, guns, gas prices and immigration. More opinion from LoHud.com.
Cast your vote in our Editorial Board survey: $1.2 trillion in automatic budget cuts commence March 1 unless the White House and Congress reach a deal. What should they do?
President Obama takes your questions on his State of the Union address in the administration’s latest “Fireside Hangout” on Google+ today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Watch it live on the White House Google Plus page, YouTube.com/whitehouse or WhiteHouse.gov. The event gets its name from the forum — Google’s live video… Read More →
President Obama speaks at 1:20 p.m. Eastern in Decatur, Ga., on strengthening the economy for the middle class and those striving to get there — themes mentioned in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
The State of the Union on Tuesday night came two months after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and since then gun violence has been the national debate. President Obama said gun violence must be reduced and each of the proposals in Congress deserves a vote.