The Absurdity in New York, Part 2
The situation in the New York Senate just keeps getting stranger. From the New York Times: ALBANY -- The coalition that joined two Democrats with 30 ...
The situation in the New York Senate just keeps getting stranger. From the New York Times:ALBANY -- The coalition that joined two Democrats with 30 Republicans and took control of the State Senate earlier this week was in danger of collapsing on Thursday as one of the Democrats walked out of the Senate chamber, saying he needed more time to hold discussions with his colleagues.\
Hiram Monserrate, a Queens Democrat, held the Capitol in suspense as he refused to say whether he would support the coalition's current leadership.
Mr. Monserrate's absence from the chamber deprived Republicans of a quorum, forcing them to adjourn just a few minutes after they called the session to order. As he was walking out of the chamber, a Republican staff member followed him out and pleaded with him, saying, "Senator, we need you back in there."
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Judge Blocks Texas, for Now, From Removing Planned Parenthood as a Provider for the Poor1 day ago
Maryland Legislative Staffer Loses Job After Real News Reveals He Owns Fake News Site1 day ago
RNC Elects Michigan GOP Chair Romney McDaniel as New Leader1 day ago
Detroit Joins Literacy Lawsuit Against State1 day ago
Feds Give Pennsylvania More Time to Comply With REAL ID Law1 day ago
Dirt Roads Help Some Cities, Counties Drive Down Costs1 day ago