Entering the final weeks before New York’s Sept. 14 primary, Matt Doheny , an investment manager who loaned his campaign $500,000, had a 3-to-1 cash advantage over his rival for the Republican nomination in the state’s 23rd congressional district, campaign finance reports show.
Plattsburgh’s airport in upstate New York has been awarded $6.55 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for water and wastewater improvements, to expand the terminal and to improve runways.
North Korea’s mini-submarines and Soviet-era artillery may pose a greater threat to Asia than its nuclear program as Kim Jong Un seeks to cement support among generals three times his age in the world’s fourth-largest army.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend tax cuts through 2013 for all income levels, defying a veto threat from President Barack Obama and setting up a partisan showdown on fiscal policy after the Nov. 6 election.
New York Democrats nominated U.S. Representative Charles Rangel , the subject of a House ethics investigation, for a 21st term while Republicans chose a former U.S. lawmaker and a businessman to run for the state’s two U.S. Senate seats.