Thursday, July 31, 2014
Bruce Blakeman, the Republican-Independence-Conservative nominee for Congress in New York’s 4th District, demanded his opponent, Kathleen Rice, release all her e-mails from her time as Co-Chair of the controversial Moreland Commission.
Wed, Jul 23, 2014
In response to the New York Times’ front page report about the political pressuring of the Moreland Commission — that Kathleen Rice co-chaired, GOP pounced.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014
Local voters took to the polls this Tuesday, June 24, 2014 to vote in several primaries. LIPolitics.com has kept its eye on four exciting congressional primary races taking place — one in Suffolk, two in Nassau, and a fourth spanning both counties. Here are the results.
Even as the White House tries to deal with the immigration crisis taking place at the US border, it is also making plans to take action prior to the midterm elections in November to potentially give millions of work permits to undocumented immigrants to allow them to remain in the country without being deported, lawmakers and advocates say
The absurd promotion of illegal immigration policies by our nation’s leaders, the media and academic elite are finally coming home to roost. The images are disturbing and startling.The absurd promotion of illegal immigration policies by our nation’s leaders, the media and academic elite are finally coming home to roost. The images are disturbing and startling.
Politico Playbook: Is the Cuomo administration guilty of obstruction of justice or witness tampering regarding his cancellation of his anti-corruption commission? Mike Allen discusses a possible U.S. attorney investigation.
The Department of Justice is being called upon to conduct a full investigation into the unsolved murder and vicious attack against two Latino men four years ago. LatinoJustice PRLDEF is also asking the US Department of Justice to investigate the Suffolk County Police Department’s inability to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Bruce Blakeman, Nassau County Republican-Independence-Conservative nominee for Congress in New York’s Fourth District, held a press conference and media availability to discuss his opponent’s role in the Moreland Commission.
Never in US history has the House of Representatives sued a sitting president. But Boehner’s Republicans are voting to do just that. Some are saying that the lawsuit is a “fig leaf” to the rabid Tea Partyers who…
Long Island Organizations Rally in Westbury to Memorialize Separated Families and Call for Action
The Suffolk County Police Department has declined comment on the case and told the New York Times that at least one of the cases is still open. At least a half-dozen immigrants’ advocacy groups and their supporters plan to gather at 2 p.m. today at the Federal Courthouse in Central Islip to demand action.
Green Party seeks 3rd State Senate District candidate to support women and fight corruption Democratic Party insiders have petitioned to open a write-in primary for the Green Party line in the New York Third (3rd) State Senate race. Green Party members interested in running as a candidate in the primary can contact 631-925-6104 or firstname.lastname@example.org. […]
The event is hosted by the Center for Poicy Research in American Education and is sponsored by Ann Salpeter Schockett, Irene Alter, Ronnie Gavarian, Rosemary Manuele Serra, Jewish Political Education Foundation, National Conference on Jewish Affairs and Peter Matuza Public Relations. There will be an open discussion after the presentations with audience participation.
A “wage order” eliminating NY’s tipped sub-minimum wage would promote fair pay for working families and raise wages for 229,000 tipped workers across the state.
When House Republicans in Washington voted against the Hurricane Sandy relief bill, Peter King said, “Anyone from New York or New Jersey who contributes one penny to congressional Republicans is out of their minds…” He also said that he “wouldn’t forget” those Republicans who were against the bill. However, it turns out that King didn’t […]
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
In New York’s 4th congressional district, Kathleen Rice was endorsed this morning by Kevan Abrahams, her former Democratic congressional primary opponent in the race to succeed outgoing Rep. Carolyn McCarthy. Rice and Abrahams made the announcement at a monthly breakfast for local clergy in Uniondale. “I’m pleased to join Kathleen today and offer her my […]
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
New York State Comptroller Candidate Bob Antonacci today called on Albany incumbent Tom DiNapoli to refuse to endorse the state-issued checks Moreland Commission Executive Director Long Islander Regina Calcaterra is still receiving more than four months after the scandal-scarred panel closed up shop.
Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Over the weekend, Peter King made the time to appear on MSNBC to criticize President Obama for not showing more leadership in the wake of the tragic shootdown of MH Flight 17 over Ukraine, and suggested more sanctions on Russia along with the European Union.. But King is also ignoring something in his own backyard.