Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, covering New York state politics. erica.orden@wsj.com

Congressional Democrats Face Political Pressure on Iran Nuclear Deal

wsj.com — For the many congressional Democrats in the region who haven't taken a stance on President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, political pressure has intensified as the White House courts their support and the pact's opponents escalate their lobbying efforts. In New York, Sen. Charles Schumer opposes the deal, while Sen.
Aug 26, 2015

Jewish rabbis, Christie appeal to Booker to oppose the Iran deal; Senator has deep ties ton both sides on.wsj.com/1WRiv73 via @WSJ

Aug 26, 2015

NY/NJ lawmakers, starting with @CoryBooker, are under intense pressure on Iran nuclear deal, on.wsj.com/1WRiv73.

Aug 26, 2015

RT @Sbenkelman: NY/NJ lawmakers, starting with @CoryBooker, are under intense pressure on Iran nuclear deal, on.wsj.com/1WRiv73.

Aug 26, 2015

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of NJ is now in the cross hairs on Iran deal. A look at federal lawmakers in the region. wsj.com/articles/congr…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @heatherhaddon: Jewish rabbis, Christie appeal to Booker to oppose the Iran deal; Senator has deep ties ton both sides on.wsj.com/1WRiv73 via @WSJ

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For Clinton, Sharply Different Ties to Cuomo and De Blasio Camps

Aug 14, 2015

For Clinton campaign, sharply different ties to the Cuomo and de Blasio camps. on.wsj.com/1NtJ3Fr via @WSJ

Aug 14, 2015

RT @harrysiegel: Buried lede: "De Blasio expected to host a presidential forum on income inequality, inviting both Dems & Republicans" http…

Aug 14, 2015

De Blasio wants to host a 2016 presidential forum this fall and won't endorse Clinton, while Cuomo cozies up to her. wsj.com/articles/for-c…

Aug 14, 2015

While de Blasio irks the Clinton campaign with his non-endorsement, Cuomo cozies up: wsj.com/articles/for-c… via @WSJ

Aug 14, 2015

RT @BKcolin: Wait, de Blasio doesn't even hold town hall events in NYC -- but he wants 2016 candidates to? wsj.com/articles/for-c… pic.twitter.com/57NhtUANkQ

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Cuomo, de Blasio Clash Over Legionnaires’ Outbreak

wsj.com — New York City's battle against Legionnaires' disease took a politicized turn Friday, as aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo skirmished over the response to the outbreak. Mr. de Blasio's camp repeatedly defended the city's response to the disease, which has killed 10 and infected 101 people in the South Bronx.
Aug 07, 2015

RT @SallyGold: Apart from the de Blasio/Cuomo drama continuing here, interesting that Bloomberg health comish defends BDB: on.wsj.com/1Mb0jQZ via @WSJ

Aug 07, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Outbreak of Legionnaire's brings new fight between Cuomo, de Blasio. City Hall is very unhappy. Story with @eorden: wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

Aug 07, 2015

Outbreak of Legionnaire's brings new fight between Cuomo, de Blasio. City Hall is very unhappy. Story with @eorden: wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

Aug 07, 2015

Wow. Andew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio clash over response to Legionnaires’ disease outbreak via @jdawsey1 wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

Aug 07, 2015

Cuomo spox on de Blasio: "The soap opera is over. It’s time to gov-ern.” wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

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Amy Schumer Pushes Gun Control

wsj.com — Amy Schumer, whose biting social commentary has taken aim at everything from a hapless woman having a herpes scare to the public fascination with posteriors, turned her focus Monday to a more serious concern: gun control. The Comedy Central star, whose movie, "Trainwreck," opened last month, appeared alongside Sen.
Aug 03, 2015

“Hi, Amy, this is Cousin Chuck." The Schumers tag team on gun control measures after "Trainwreck" shooting: wsj.com/articles/amy-s…

Aug 03, 2015

RT @eorden: “Hi, Amy, this is Cousin Chuck." The Schumers tag team on gun control measures after "Trainwreck" shooting: wsj.com/articles/amy-s…

Aug 04, 2015

RT @eorden: “Hi, Amy, this is Cousin Chuck." The Schumers tag team on gun control measures after "Trainwreck" shooting: wsj.com/articles/amy-s…

Aug 05, 2015

RT @WSJPolitics: Actress Amy Schumer partners with her cousin Sen. Charles Schumer in effort to curb gun violence. on.wsj.com/1JKITdy

Sen. Schumer in Tight Spot on Iran Pact

wsj.com — Sen. Charles Schumer is facing some of the fiercest pressure of his career in his own backyard as pro-Israel elected officials and advocacy groups urge him to oppose the nuclear agreement President Barack Obama brokered with Iran.
Jul 30, 2015

Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

Jul 30, 2015

Sen. Charles Schumer in tight spot on Iran agreement on.wsj.com/1Ddr9Xh via @WSJ @eorden

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

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New York panel approves $15 fast-food wage

marketwatch.com — New York state's fast-food wage board on Wednesday recommended raising the minimum wage for that industry to $15 an hour by 2018 in New York City and by 2021 elsewhere in the state. The move gives Gov.

New York Panel Approves $15 Fast-Food Wage

wsj.com — Board recommends $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers in NYC by 2018 for chains with more than 30 locations nationwide New York state's fast-food wage board on Wednesday recommended raising the minimum wage for that industry to $15 an hour by 2018 in New York City and by 2021 elsewhere in the state.
Jul 22, 2015

It's official. New York panel recommends $15 minimum fast-food wage after union-backed group's long fight @eorden on.wsj.com/1CQmomh

Jul 22, 2015

RT @wsjMelanie: It's official. New York panel recommends $15 minimum fast-food wage after union-backed group's long fight @eorden on.wsj.com/1CQmomh

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Spitzer Isn't in the Picture in Albany's Capitol Building

wsj.com — When former Gov. David A. Paterson unveils his official portrait Sunday in the Capitol building in Albany, every ex-New York governor will be represented there-with a single exception: Eliot Spitzer, who resigned in 2008 amid a prostitution scandal. Mr. Paterson, of course, succeeded Mr. Spitzer as governor, after having served as his running mate and lieutenant governor.

Cuomo Campaign Adds $5.2 Million

wsj.com — Though he hasn't committed to pursuing a third term, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has amassed major campaign funds, reporting $12.7 million in cash on hand in a filing with the state Board of Elections Wednesday. Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat who won re-election in November, raised $5.2 million during a six-month fundraising period that ended Saturday.
Jul 16, 2015

Among the new big donors to the Cuomo campaign: Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav, who gave $50,000. wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

Jul 16, 2015

Hedge funders fuel Cuomo's $12.7M war chest, w/$ from Dan Loeb, Ravenel Boykin Curry IV & Glenview's Larry Robbins on.wsj.com/1V5byhY

Siena Poll: Cuomo Job Performance Rating Hits New Low of 39%

wsj.com — After a bruising finale to the legislative session in Albany, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's poll numbers have continued to suffer, with his job-performance rating falling to a new low of 39% in a Siena College survey due out Wednesday. Sixty percent of respondents said the Democratic governor is doing a fair or poor job, the poll found.
Jul 15, 2015

Cuomo's latest poll #s: 39% job performance; 49% favorability. Just 34% believe he has improved NYS economy. on.wsj.com/1e0g932

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Aug 29, 2015

RT @Pervaizistan: Felix Kumi "was blameless, and this tragedy has tested and tried his family." -PC Bill Bratton wsj.com/articles/bysta… pic.twitter.com/IowVwGcTFB

Aug 28, 2015

RT @shannonkdelaney: OrangeCo. Sheriff Dept. confirm that a pilot is dead after crashing his plane during practice at the New York Air Show @ Stewart Airport.

Aug 28, 2015

@ja_cone @NYMag re takeout Thai food: "It was pretty good, except we both got sick from it." NOPE.

Aug 28, 2015

@carriemelago "The only thing that was different...was that late Saturday night I took two hits of acid, so I didn’t eat Sunday or Monday."

Aug 28, 2015

I love @NYMag's "Grub Street Diet" but this one involves food poisoning, acid and mostly Checkers. I'm not on board: grubstreet.com/2015/08/stephe…

Aug 28, 2015

Inbox: Rand Paul will speak at a lunch event in NYC on Sept. 28 for the New York Republican State Committee.

Aug 28, 2015

RT @alanhe: Gun control "wouldn't have changed anything" @JebBush says about Roanoke shooting at Norfolk town hall

Aug 28, 2015

RT @stephcliff: Disturbing @VivianHYee piece. NYC pays $2500/mo for families to live in conditions like these nytimes.com/2015/08/29/nyr… pic.twitter.com/oEEBtCKjCe


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