Bridgegate is a headache for Christie. Two of his former aides been convicted in Lane-Closure Scandal. Christie seems to blame it on hostile media coverage.

Gov. Chris Christie accused of pushing ‘Revenge Bill’ to punish Press for Bridgegate Coverage

TRENTON, NJ (TIP): New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is pushing a bill that would hit the newspapers that hounded him over the Bridgegate scandal where it hurts. The...

Trump’s picks for his cabinet: A different league from his predecessors

NEW YORK (TIP): President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks have created a buzz as he is building it with his allies, old friends, and even some past rivals....
President-elect Donald Trump at a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House

A rite of passage: Obama-to-Trump transition will see a new America and changed equations

Never has the US seen a transfer of power in the White House as contentious and controversial as we are now witnessing. One has also rarely seen...
Seema Verma, a health care consultant, to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Indian American Seema Verma nominated to top administrative post

WASHINGTON (TIP): On November 29, President-elect #DonaldTrump picked up Seema Verma, a health care consultant, to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, putting her in...
Pelosi continues her 14-year leadership of the Democrats in the lower chamber

Nancy Pelosi re-elected House Minority Leader with narrowest margin in decades

WASHINGTON (TIP): On November 30, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was re-elected to her leadership post for an eighth term, beating Representative Tim Ryan, a 43-year-old...
President-elect Donald Trump announced in Ohio, December 1 that 'Mad Dog' General James Mattis will be his defense secretary. Picture shows General Mattis with Trump at Trump Tower in New York

Trump names General James Mattis as his defense secretary

NEW YORK (TIP): Donald Trump's win over Hillary Clinton has surprised many. But now the President-elect's Cabinet picks also have created a buzz as he is building...
Francois Hollande is the first French President who is not seeking re-election

Francois Hollande decides not to seek re-election

PARIS (TIP): In a surprise move Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term as president of France. "I've decided not to be a candidate...

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Wife Navjot Kaur along with Pargat Singh Join Congress

Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu and former Awaaz-e-Punjab leader Pargat Singh today have formally joined the Congress party in the presence of...
Accepting the offer, Haley said "I always expected to finish the remaining two years of my second term as governor," but added she was "moved to accept this new assignment" out of a "sense of duty."

Community welcomes Nikki Haley’s nomination as US Ambassador to the UN

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian American community hailed president-elect Donald Trump’s selection of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the next US Ambassador to the UN...

The Kudi from Amritsar is their envoy

On November 23, a day before Thanksgiving, American Sikhs received a gift to be proud of - the nomination of Nikki Haley to become US Ambassador to...
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has sought recount of the votes in Wisconsin and plans to ask for recount in Michigan and Pennsylvania, too.

Trump election: Request for Wisconsin vote recount sent

NEW YORK (TIP): The election commission in Wisconsin has received a request for a recount of the votes in the state narrowly won by Donald Trump. The request...
Accepting the offer, Haley said "I always expected to finish the remaining two years of my second term as governor," but added she was "moved to accept this new assignment" out of a "sense of duty."

Trump chooses Nikki Haley to be the US Ambassador to the United Nations

NEW YORK (TIP): South Carolina’s Governor of Indian origin Nikki Haley has been chosen by President elect Donald Trump to be the US ambassador to the United...

Indian-Origin Muslim Woman Wins Key Local Election In Maryland

Washington: A Muslim-American woman, whose parents are from India and Pakistan, has won a key local election in the US state of Maryland which was dominated by...
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Democratic Lawmakers Denounce Suggestion of Registry for Muslims

WASHINGTON — Top Democratic lawmakers and rights bodies have slammed President-elect Donald Trump's reported plan to reinstate a database of immigrants from Muslim-majority countries. The National Security Entry-Exit...

Donald Trump met with Bernie Sanders supporter Tulsi Gabbard to discuss Syria

The Democratic U.S. congresswoman from Hawaii, Tulsi Gabbard, was one of the first Democrats to support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and now she is one of the...

Donald Trump invites journalists for ‘meeting of minds’, ends up calling them dishonest, deceitful...

US President-elect Donald Trump invited media executives and journalists for a meeting on Monday only to lash out at them for failing to provide viewers with a...

A test of American Character: Trump insurgency will not melt away

In his masterly study, 'The American Character', first published in 1944, Professor D.W. Brogan had spoken of how "the American experience" had bred, among other attitudes, a...
In her first public speech after she lost the Presidential election, Hillary Clinton gave out a message of hope and strength even while recalling with sadness her defeat

“Never Ever Give Up” says Hillary Clinton at a charity gala in Washington D.C....

WASHINGTON DC (TIP): Hillary Clinton, in her first public speech since last week's crushing presidential loss, admitted making the appearance "wasn't the easiest". Clinton was speaking at the...

Sen. Warner to serve as Vice Chairman of Senate Intelligence Committee

WASHINGTON (TIP): It was announced, November 16, that U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) will serve as the Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on...

Donald Trump Transition Team announces Five-Year Lobbying Ban for those who want to join...

WASHINGTON (TIP): Two top Republicans working with President-elect Donald Trump's transition team told reporters in a phone call Wednesday, November 16 evening that they're taking steps toward...

Democrats win seven; Republicans five Congressional seats in New Jersey: Indian American Jacob defeated

TRENTON, NJ (TIP): The Democratic Party won seven seats while Republicans got five in U.S. House of Representatives elections in New Jerseythat took place on November 8,...
As President-Elect Donald Trump attempts to cobble together an efficient cabinet, the media is rife with speculations

Guesses galore about Donald Trump’s Cabinet-in-waiting

BUT ONLY TRUMP KNOWS WHO WILL BE IN NEW YORK (TIP): As President-Elect Donald Trump vets his prospects, a mix of loyalists and others has emerged. Names being floated...

Indian American Viru Patel elected with a landslide victory

WOODBRIDGE, NJ (TIP): Viru Patel was nominated on August 14, 2016 to serve the 4th ward council seat which became open due to the resignation of former...

Indian Americans speak up their mindthrough social media about ‘New America’

NEW YORK (TIP): Just one day after Donald Trump's stunning win, which is 'shocking' to thousands including Indians, the Indian community in America took it to social...

WORLD LEADERS REACT TO TRUMP’S TRIUMPH

NEW YORK (TIP): The reaction of world leaders has been a mixed one. They were pleased and shocked at Donald Trump's stunning victory over Hillary Clinton, to...
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