Gov. David Paterson, who last week suggested that a proposed Islamic
center and mosque near ground zero might want to consider a different
location, will meet soon with the developers, a spokesman said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama, embarking on a three-day tour to raise money
for Democrats, said Monday that a rising homegrown clean energy
industry can help reverse years of manufacturing job losses overseas
and help heal a still-ailing economy.
Buoyed by a huge turnout at a fundraising gala marking his 80th
birthday, Rep. Charles Rangel said Thursday that he was eager to turn
his attention to his re-election campaign and let the ethics charges
against him play out in Washington.
Determined to show a commitment to stopping the flow of illegal
immigrants, the Senate convened a special session Thursday and passed a
$600 million bill to put more agents and equipment along the Mexican
The Sept. 11 museum is taking shape 70 feet below ground, a cavernous
space that provides an emotionally raw journey and ends at bedrock
where huge surviving remnants and spacial voids reveal the scale of the
devastation of what once was the World Trade Center.