New York City squeezes 8.5 million people into a land mass of 300 square miles, split by rivers and cluttered with airports, railroads, bridges and tunnels.
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has been with the 2016 Democratic front-runner since her 2008 presidential campaign and through her stint as President Barack Obama's secretary of state. Abedin, now vice chairwoman of Clinton's campaign, has been at the candidate's side for some of the most important moments of Clinton's political life, first as her body woman during the 2008 campaign and then as her deputy chief of staff in the State Department.
(As we celebrate Independence Day, I thought I would post a couple excerpts about the Declaration of Independence from my forthcoming book, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Sovereignty of the People (which is now available for pre-order on Amazon). This passage of the book appears after the one I posted here.)
(CNN)This week, a Louisiana court handed another setback to the Obama administration's executive action on immigration. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift a Texas court's February decision blocking the President's new immigration programs.
Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, in part, that everyone has the right "to seek, receive, and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers."
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Nepal for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months based on the conditions resulting from the devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, and the subsequent aftershocks.
Mayor De Blasio and Chancellor Fariña Designate Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha Official School Holidays
Mayor de Blasio Announces More Than 17,300 Units of Affordable Housing Financed in 2014, Enough to House Nearly 42,000 New Yorkers