Saturday, October 25, 2014
Nassau County DA Had Been Scheduled to Share Podium With Imam Who Supports Polygamy and Unindicted Conspirator in '93 WTC Attack.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
No one wears a suit during the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — unless you want to look “presidential.”
The following is a press release from the Suffolk County Democratic Party. On Aug. 1, Adam Rosenblatt, President of Rose Group Security Services Inc., took the stand as the lead witness for Dean Murray’s failed lawsuit to disqualify Assemblyman Ed Hennessey from the race for the 3rd Assembly District. (1) While Dean Murray has repeatedly […]
Democratic State Senate candidate Adam Haber has released a new television ad criticizing his opponent in the 7th District, State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola), for voting to approve Nassau’s speed camera program.
By Paul LaRocco | Newsday The race for Nassau County’s 4th Congressional District has an under-the-radar write-in candidate – one who calls himself a “Reagan conservative” with “common sense solutions.” Paul Kyrillidis, a financial adviser who lives in East Meadow, has been campaigning since mid-September, according to a representative, and has even produced a TV […]
The last public poll on the race between Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) and his Republican challenger, State Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), put Bishop 10 points ahead. But that was last week. Today, both the Cook Political Report and the Rothenberg Report – the two oldest handicappers of congressional races – move the race from leaning Democrat to “toss up.” That means either one could win.
Karen Rubin | Long Island Populist Examiner Michelle Schimel has been incredibly effective in the New York State Assembly for the past 7 years, and has really come into her own as a leader. In just the past 2 years, 16 of 18 bills she introduced… Read more
Karen Rubin | Long Island Populist Examiner New York Senator Jack Martins deserves credit for bucking the Republican Party on opposing fracking and supporting the NY Save Act, incurring the ire of gun rights ideologues in the state.Otherwise, though, he toes the Republican line.He won… Read more
Sun, Oct 19, 2014
I’m the only journalist still around who goes back to having covered the Suffolk Board of Supervisors. The structure of Suffolk government and activities of those who govern the county have changed
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
The union representing New York’s public school teachers says the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech, is being violated. They claim the Department of Education prevents them from discussing test questions under restraints accompanying Common Core implementation.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Yesterday, Victoria Serpa, a registered Independent of the 6th Assembly District (AD), met with victims of domestic violence at a Domestic Violence shelter located within the district. The candidate shared her personal experience of physical, emotional, and financial abuse by an ex-boyfriend. The female residents of the shelter also shared their personal experiences while taking […]
Tue, Oct 7, 2014
Everyone knows that democracy demands an informed and engaged electorate. Except the politicians in Albany. With the race for governor being held in New York State just weeks from now, ChangeNYS.org is advocating for the leading candidates running for the office to come before the voters and participate in a series of substantive debates. New […]
Tue, Oct 7, 2014
The Green Party of New York State has a ban on the policy of endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates, because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom, and Nonviolence/Peace.
Senator Bernie Sanders may upset America’s proverbial political applecart.
Many displaced homeowners in New York are dismayed at what they call the snail’s pace of New York Rising, the state agency disbursing federal disaster funds.
Over 20 Long Island Faith, Labor, and Community Organizations Take Part in National Action, Registering 3,000+ In Time for Mid-Term Elections.
Suffolk County Supreme Court Judge Honorable Joseph A. Santorelli ruled in favor of the lawsuit prompted by Islip Supervisor and Senate Candidate Tom Croci challenging the validity of Adrienne Esposito’s petition to be placed on the Women’s Equality line in November.