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Saturday, November 1, 2014
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Long Beach resident Todd Kaminsky’s enthusiasm — and his ability to serve the 20th Assembly District — are undeniable. At 36, his record as a federal prosecutor who has handled public corruption cases is impressive, and we believe he would fight against corruption and bring more accountability not only to Albany, but to the district. more
The Herald endorses Nassau County Legislator Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, in the 8th Senate District race. more
The Herald endorses Democrat Kathleen Rice in the spirited race for the 4th Congressional District seat now held by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, a Democrat who is retiring following a cancer diagnosis. more
In the 5th Congressional District, eight-term Rep. Gregory Meeks, a Democrat from St. Albans, is being challenged by Rockaway Park, Queens, resident Allen Steinhardt, who is running on his own Allen for Congress line, independent of any party affiliation. more
Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney, and Bruce Blakeman, a former presiding officer of the Nassau County Legislature, are locked in a spirited fight for the 4th Congressional District seat now held by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, a Democrat from Mineola. more
In seeking his ninth two-year term, Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans) defeated fellow Democrat Joe Marthone in a June primary, is not facing a true Republican challenger, but in the general election he is being opposed by Rockaway Park resident Allen Steinhardt, who is running on the “Allen for Congress” line. If elected, Steinhardt said you would most likely caucus with the Republicans. more
Two years after Hurricane Sandy, a group of storm victims will take to the boardwalk for a rally on Saturday, and will call on New York Rising to take additional steps to correct what they describe … more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
Having picked up two endorsements from leading nonprofit gun-control groups in two days, 4th Congressional District candidate Kathleen Rice called on Sept. 24 for national legislation that would require gun-show background checks and restrictions on high-capacity, assault-style clips. more
The chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee is charging that the one-time law firm of former State Senate candidate Dave Denenberg “conspired” with Republican leaders to delay filing of a lawsuit against him until the deadline to nominate a different candidate had passed. more
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