After a court order earlier this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) picked May 5.
Democrats' top two candidates have backed away from running in the New York special election.
A poll for the DCCC shows Republican Daniel Donovan with a commanding special election lead.
Boehner can now only lose up to 28 Republicans without help from Democrats.
Some were serious, some were salacious.
The N.Y. GOP rep made the decision to step down after meeting with the House speaker.
Some House Republicans will be in serious danger at the next elections.
Past lawmakers found guilty of felonies also kept their pensions.
Grimm will reportedly plead guilty to one count of felony tax evasion.
Indicted Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is fresh off a decisive reelection win.
The Staten Island Advance is begrudgingly endorsing the embattled congressman.
Despite being indicted earlier this year, polls show Grimm with a narrow lead.
The governor has until Friday to set the vote to replace former Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.).
Pressure is building on the New York governor to call a special election to replace former Rep....
Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R) has withdrawn from special election to succeed Grimm.
Republican's resignation has set off scramble to win his competitive Staten Island seat.
The Staten Island district attorney is eyeing a bid to replace outgoing Rep. Michael Grimm.
The new Congress is off to a difficult start for House Republicans. And it hasn’t even begun.
"Ethics are not a political issue. Either you have them or you don't," he said.
Pelosi is turning the heat up on Speaker Boehner.
Grimm allegedly violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign.
Rep. Michael Grimm leads challenger Domenic Recchia, 53-34 percent.
Despite Grimm's legal woes, the race remains close.
The embattled, indicted N.Y. GOP congressman is still leading by four points for reelection.