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  • Steve Bannon to headline Rep. Zeldin fundraiser in Manhattan

    Steve Bannon to headline Rep. Zeldin fundraiser in Manhattan

    Thursday, December 14 2017 5:58 PM EST2017-12-14 22:58:27 GMT

    Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist and controversial conservative firebrand, is headlining a campaign fundraiser Thursday night for Rep. Lee Zeldin, of Suffolk's 1st District. 

    Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist and controversial conservative firebrand, is headlining a campaign fundraiser Thursday night for Rep. Lee Zeldin, of Suffolk's 1st District. 

  • Huntington supervisor presides over final board meeting after 24 years

    Huntington supervisor presides over final board meeting after 24 years

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 10:31 PM EST2017-12-14 03:31:25 GMT
    After 24 years on the job, Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone attended his final Town Board meeting Wednesday.After 24 years on the job, Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone attended his final Town Board meeting Wednesday.

    After 24 years on the job, Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone attended his final Town Board meeting Wednesday. 

    After 24 years on the job, Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone attended his final Town Board meeting Wednesday. 

  • Rep. King says Steve Bannon looks like 'disheveled drunk' after Moore loss

    Rep. King says Steve Bannon looks like 'disheveled drunk' after Moore loss

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-12-13 23:10:46 GMT
    Rep. Peter King made headlines Wednesday morning after saying the Republican Party should dump Steve Bannon, saying he looks "like some disheveled drunk that wandered onto the political stage."Rep. Peter King made headlines Wednesday morning after saying the Republican Party should dump Steve Bannon, saying he looks "like some disheveled drunk that wandered onto the political stage."

    Rep. Peter King made headlines Wednesday morning after saying the Republican Party should dump Steve Bannon, saying he looks "like some disheveled drunk that wandered onto the political stage." 

    Rep. Peter King made headlines Wednesday morning after saying the Republican Party should dump Steve Bannon, saying he looks "like some disheveled drunk that wandered onto the political stage." 

  • Hempstead Town Board approves controversial personnel proposal

    Hempstead Town Board approves controversial personnel proposal

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 6:00 PM EST2017-12-12 23:00:58 GMT

    The Hempstead Town Board approved a controversial proposal to transfer or promote nearly 200 workers.

    The Hempstead Town Board approved a controversial proposal to transfer or promote nearly 200 workers.

  • Incoming town supervisor blasts predecessor's 'reign of terror'

    Incoming town supervisor blasts predecessor's 'reign of terror'

    Monday, December 11 2017 6:24 PM EST2017-12-11 23:24:57 GMT
    The incoming Hempstead town supervisor is calling on the current supervisor to resign immediately, weeks before his term officially ends in JanuaryThe incoming Hempstead town supervisor is calling on the current supervisor to resign immediately, weeks before his term officially ends in January

    The incoming Hempstead town supervisor is calling on the current supervisor to resign immediately, weeks before his term officially ends in January

    The incoming Hempstead town supervisor is calling on the current supervisor to resign immediately, weeks before his term officially ends in January

  • Supervisor-elect Gillen: 'Scorched Earth tactic' is Santino's final maneuver

    Supervisor-elect Gillen: 'Scorched Earth tactic' is Santino's final maneuver

    Thursday, December 7 2017 6:35 PM EST2017-12-07 23:35:39 GMT
    Hempstead Town Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen says current Supervisor Anthony Santino is trying to pull a fast one on the taxpayers before he leaves office at the end of the year.Hempstead Town Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen says current Supervisor Anthony Santino is trying to pull a fast one on the taxpayers before he leaves office at the end of the year.

    Hempstead Town Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen says current Supervisor Anthony Santino is trying to pull a fast one on the taxpayers before he leaves office at the end of the year.

    Hempstead Town Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen says current Supervisor Anthony Santino is trying to pull a fast one on the taxpayers before he leaves office at the end of the year.

  • Dems call for Sen. Franken to step down amid sexual misconduct allegations

    Dems call for Sen. Franken to step down amid sexual misconduct allegations

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 8:49 PM EST2017-12-07 01:49:35 GMT
    Sen. Al Franken is set to make an announcement Thursday, as a group of fellow Democrats called on him to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.Sen. Al Franken is set to make an announcement Thursday, as a group of fellow Democrats called on him to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

    Sen. Al Franken is set to make an announcement Thursday, as a group of fellow Democrats called on him to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. 

    Sen. Al Franken is set to make an announcement Thursday, as a group of fellow Democrats called on him to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. 

  • Rep. King: Trump decision on Jerusalem will benefit Israelis and Palestinians

    Rep. King: Trump decision on Jerusalem will benefit Israelis and Palestinians

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:16 PM EST2017-12-07 00:16:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that the United States will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a strong reaction across Long Island and around the world.President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that the United States will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a strong reaction across Long Island and around the world.

    President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that the United States will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a strong reaction across Long Island and around the world. 

    President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that the United States will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a strong reaction across Long Island and around the world. 

  • Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

    Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-12-05 23:44:18 GMT
    Tuesday, December 5 2017 9:41 PM EST2017-12-06 02:41:21 GMT

    President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.

    President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.

  • Video leads to increased calls for Carrie Solages to resign

    Video leads to increased calls for Carrie Solages to resign

    Friday, December 1 2017 6:52 PM EST2017-12-01 23:52:06 GMT

    There are increasing calls for Nassau Legislator Carrie Solages to resign as new video has surfaced of an alleged domestic abuse incident. Solages was arrested on assault and child endangerment charges earlier this year.

    There are increasing calls for Nassau Legislator Carrie Solages to resign as new video has surfaced of an alleged domestic abuse incident. Solages was arrested on assault and child endangerment charges earlier this year.

  • President Trump retweets condemned by Long Island Muslims

    President Trump retweets condemned by Long Island Muslims

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:45 PM EST2017-11-29 22:45:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three graphic videos posted by an obscure, anti-immigrant British political group.President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three graphic videos posted by an obscure, anti-immigrant British political group.

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three graphic videos posted by an obscure, anti-immigrant British political group.

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three graphic videos posted by an obscure, anti-immigrant British political group.

  • Rep. Rice: Colleagues not taking sexual harassment seriously enough

    Rep. Rice: Colleagues not taking sexual harassment seriously enough

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:42 PM EST2017-11-29 22:42:40 GMT
    Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-4th District) walked out of a meeting with her fellow Democrats Wednesday – saying her colleagues weren't taking allegations of sexual harassment seriously enough.  Rep. Rice ...Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-4th District) walked out of a meeting with her fellow Democrats Wednesday – saying her colleagues weren't taking allegations of sexual harassment seriously enough. Rep. Rice ...

    Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-4th District) walked out of a meeting with her fellow Democrats Wednesday – saying her colleagues weren't taking allegations of sexual harassment seriously enough.

    Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-4th District) walked out of a meeting with her fellow Democrats Wednesday – saying her colleagues weren't taking allegations of sexual harassment seriously enough.

  • Officials, business leaders: Tax plan would be devastating to LI residents, economy

    Officials, business leaders: Tax plan would be devastating to LI residents, economy

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-11-29 00:30:11 GMT

    Business leaders and elected officials from different levels of government and different political parties held a news conference Tuesday morning to say President Trump’s tax overhaul plan be devastating to Long Island homeowners and to the overall economy.

    Business leaders and elected officials from different levels of government and different political parties held a news conference Tuesday morning to say President Trump’s tax overhaul plan be devastating to Long Island homeowners and to the overall economy.

  • Rep. King: Trump supporters 'disappointed' by tax overhaul process

    Rep. King: Trump supporters 'disappointed' by tax overhaul process

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-11-28 20:40:31 GMT
    Republican Rep. Peter King told News 12 Long Island Tuesday that Trump supporters in his district are the angriest at the tax overhaul drama playing out in Washington, D.C., calling the speed at which leaders are rushing through the process "insanity."Republican Rep. Peter King told News 12 Long Island Tuesday that Trump supporters in his district are the angriest at the tax overhaul drama playing out in Washington, D.C., calling the speed at which leaders are rushing through the process "insanity."

    Republican Rep. Peter King told News 12 Long Island Tuesday that Trump supporters in his district are the angriest at the tax overhaul drama playing out in Washington, D.C., calling the speed at which leaders are rushing through the process "insanity."

    Republican Rep. Peter King told News 12 Long Island Tuesday that Trump supporters in his district are the angriest at the tax overhaul drama playing out in Washington, D.C., calling the speed at which leaders are rushing through the process "insanity."

  • Nassau lawmakers put together new budget plan after NIFA rejection

    Nassau lawmakers put together new budget plan after NIFA rejection

    Monday, November 27 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-11-27 22:27:25 GMT
    The Nassau County Legislature has come up with revenue ideas that lawmakers say will plug the $31.5 million budget hole that sunk their previous 2018 budget proposal.The Nassau County Legislature has come up with revenue ideas that lawmakers say will plug the $31.5 million budget hole that sunk their previous 2018 budget proposal.

    The Nassau County Legislature has come up with revenue ideas that lawmakers say will plug the $31.5 million budget hole that sunk their previous 2018 budget proposal.

    The Nassau County Legislature has come up with revenue ideas that lawmakers say will plug the $31.5 million budget hole that sunk their previous 2018 budget proposal.

  • Congress coming back to crush of business in a fraught time

    Congress coming back to crush of business in a fraught time

    Sunday, November 26 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-26 22:06:24 GMT

    The crush of unfinished business facing lawmakers when they return to the Capitol would be daunting even if Washington were functioning at peak efficiency.

    The crush of unfinished business facing lawmakers when they return to the Capitol would be daunting even if Washington were functioning at peak efficiency.

  • Stephen Bannon to headline fundraiser for Rep. Zeldin

    Stephen Bannon to headline fundraiser for Rep. Zeldin

    Thursday, November 23 2017 5:39 PM EST2017-11-23 22:39:33 GMT
    A former strategist for the president is vying to help re-elect one of Long Island's congressmen.A former strategist for the president is vying to help re-elect one of Long Island's congressmen.

    A former strategist for the president is vying to help re-elect one of Long Island's congressmen.

    A former strategist for the president is vying to help re-elect one of Long Island's congressmen.

  • To make nice at Thanksgiving, avoid politics

    To make nice at Thanksgiving, avoid politics

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:55 PM EST2017-11-22 19:55:08 GMT
    Syosset's Christine Feibert says her family generally doesn't mind because many of them are on the same page politically.Syosset's Christine Feibert says her family generally doesn't mind because many of them are on the same page politically.

    There are a few things in life that just don't mix: oil and water, fire and ice -- and for many families, politics and the Thanksgiving dinner table. 

    There are a few things in life that just don't mix: oil and water, fire and ice -- and for many families, politics and the Thanksgiving dinner table. 

  • Suffolk DA-elect Sini announces transition team

    Suffolk DA-elect Sini announces transition team

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 6:52 AM EST2017-11-22 11:52:34 GMT

    The bipartisan coalition will include 13 people, including an attorney and people with government, communications and criminal justice backgrounds.

    The bipartisan coalition will include 13 people, including an attorney and people with government, communications and criminal justice backgrounds.

  • Sen. Gillibrand calls for bump stock ban

    Sen. Gillibrand calls for bump stock ban

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:14 PM EST2017-11-21 03:14:49 GMT
    Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand joined a Rockville Centre man who survived the Las Vegas concert shooting to call for a federal ban on bump stocks, which the gunman used in the attack, Monday in Washington, D.C.Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand joined a Rockville Centre man who survived the Las Vegas concert shooting to call for a federal ban on bump stocks, which the gunman used in the attack, Monday in Washington, D.C.

    Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand joined a Rockville Centre man who survived the Las Vegas concert shooting to call for a federal ban on bump stocks, which the gunman used in the attack.

    Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand joined a Rockville Centre man who survived the Las Vegas concert shooting to call for a federal ban on bump stocks, which the gunman used in the attack.

  • Curran declares victory in Nassau executive race

    Curran declares victory in Nassau executive race

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:08 AM EST2017-11-08 06:08:10 GMT
    Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race.Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race.

    Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race. 

    Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race. 

  • No new sheriff in town: Suffolk race too close to call

    No new sheriff in town: Suffolk race too close to call

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:29 PM EST2017-11-08 17:29:55 GMT
    Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese.Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese.

    Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese. 

    Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese. 

  • Tim Sini wins race for Suffolk district attorney

    Tim Sini wins race for Suffolk district attorney

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-11-08 04:29:17 GMT
    Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini has declared victory in the race for Suffolk County district attorney.Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini has declared victory in the race for Suffolk County district attorney.

    The most high-profile race in Suffolk County is for district attorney – pitting Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini against defense attorney Ray Perini, a former assistant DA. 

    The most high-profile race in Suffolk County is for district attorney – pitting Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini against defense attorney Ray Perini, a former assistant DA. 

  • New York voters reject constitutional convention measure

    New York voters reject constitutional convention measure

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-11-08 03:55:03 GMT
    New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention.New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention.

    New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention. 

    New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention. 

  • Huntington to elect new supervisor for 1st time since the '90s

    Huntington to elect new supervisor for 1st time since the '90s

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:25 PM EST2017-11-07 23:25:03 GMT
    For the first time since the mid-1990s, the Town of Huntington will get a new supervisor.For the first time since the mid-1990s, the Town of Huntington will get a new supervisor.

    For the first time since the mid-1990s, the Town of Huntington will get a new supervisor.

    For the first time since the mid-1990s, the Town of Huntington will get a new supervisor.

  • Island Vote: Nassau executive candidates try to earn last-minute votes

    Island Vote: Nassau executive candidates try to earn last-minute votes

    Sunday, November 5 2017 5:31 PM EST2017-11-05 22:31:35 GMT

    The candidates vying to be the next Nassau County executive pounded the pavement Sunday trying to earn every last vote before Election Day on Tuesday.

    The candidates vying to be the next Nassau County executive pounded the pavement Sunday trying to earn every last vote before Election Day on Tuesday.

  • Island Vote: Nassau County executive race

    Island Vote: Nassau County executive race

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-11-03 23:25:42 GMT

    Nassau voters will decide on a new county executive who will be tasked with taking on the decades-old two-headed monster of Nassau politics: Corruption and fiscal irresponsibility.

    Nassau voters will decide on a new county executive who will be tasked with taking on the decades-old two-headed monster of Nassau politics: Corruption and fiscal irresponsibility.

  • Island Vote: Trump's impact during off-year election

    Island Vote: Trump's impact during off-year election

    Thursday, November 2 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-11-02 21:54:28 GMT
    Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump’s controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races.Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump’s controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races.

    Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump's controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races. 

    Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump's controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races. 

  • Island Vote: Residents to head to polls to vote for Suffolk County DA

    Island Vote: Residents to head to polls to vote for Suffolk County DA

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-11-01 23:39:52 GMT

    In six days, Long Islanders will head to the polls to cast their ballots for Suffolk County district attorney.

    In six days, Long Islanders will head to the polls to cast their ballots for Suffolk County district attorney.

  • Island Vote: Expert predicts little change in Nassau Legislature

    Island Vote: Expert predicts little change in Nassau Legislature

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-11-01 00:49:46 GMT
    Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak.Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak.

    Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak. 

    Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak. 

  • Flyer endorsing Martins for Nassau executive calls Curran 'MS-13's choice'

    Flyer endorsing Martins for Nassau executive calls Curran 'MS-13's choice'

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-10-31 22:18:30 GMT
    The flier was sent to voters in Nassau County by the New York State Republican Committee.The flier was sent to voters in Nassau County by the New York State Republican Committee.

    A controversial mailer endorsing Jack Martins for Nassau County executive states that Democratic candidate Laura Curran is "MS-13's choice for county executive. She shouldn't be yours."

    A controversial mailer endorsing Jack Martins for Nassau County executive states that Democratic candidate Laura Curran is "MS-13's choice for county executive. She shouldn't be yours."

  • Island Vote: Solages poised to win despite summer arrest

    Island Vote: Solages poised to win despite summer arrest

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-11-01 19:06:41 GMT
    Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.

    Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.      

    Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.      

  • Audio tape appears to contradict Jack Martins' stance on tax hike

    Audio tape appears to contradict Jack Martins' stance on tax hike

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-10-25 22:14:54 GMT
    Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget.Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget.

    Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget. 

    Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget. 

  • Island Vote: After 40 years, a change for Smithtown

    Island Vote: After 40 years, a change for Smithtown

    Friday, October 20 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-10-20 21:48:50 GMT
    With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.

    With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.

    With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.

  • Island Vote: Past corruption looms over Oyster Bay supervisor race

    Island Vote: Past corruption looms over Oyster Bay supervisor race

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:23:57 GMT

    Though five men are currently running for Oyster Bay town supervisor, it is the name of a sixth man that looms perhaps largest over the race – former Supervisor John Venditto, who resigned in January after being indicted on federal corruption charges.

    Though five men are currently running for Oyster Bay town supervisor, it is the name of a sixth man that looms perhaps largest over the race – former Supervisor John Venditto, who resigned in January after being indicted on federal corruption charges.

  • Island Vote: Hempstead in-fighting could leave opening for Dems

    Island Vote: Hempstead in-fighting could leave opening for Dems

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-10-18 22:03:44 GMT
    Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years.Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years.

    Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years. 

    Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years. 

  • Suffolk County District Attorney In-Studio Debate

    Suffolk County District Attorney In-Studio Debate

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:04:33 GMT
    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.
    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.
    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.
  • Nassau County Executive In-Studio Debate

    Nassau County Executive Debate

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:20:41 GMT

    Complete in-studio debate between Nassau County Executive candidates Laura Curran and Jack Martins.

    Complete in-studio debate between Nassau County Executive candidates Laura Curran and Jack Martins.

  • Critics say Trump too focused on NFL amid Puerto Rico crisis

    Critics say Trump too focused on NFL amid Puerto Rico crisis

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-09-27 00:07:46 GMT

    Some Puerto Ricans on Long Island are criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

    Some Puerto Ricans on Long Island are criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

  • VIDEO: Nassau County Executive Democratic Primary In-Studio Debate

    VIDEO: Nassau County Executive Democratic Primary In-Studio Debate

    Complete in-studio debate between Laura Curran and George Maragos.

    Complete in-studio debate between Laura Curran and George Maragos.

  • Legislator Solages proclaims innocence in Facebook post

    Legislator Solages proclaims innocence in Facebook post

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-06-23 02:24:20 GMT

    A Nassau County legislator arrested on an assault charge posted a message on Facebook proclaiming his innocence.

    A Nassau County legislator arrested on an assault charge posted a message on Facebook proclaiming his innocence.

  • Ed Walsh to serve 2 years for wire fraud, stealing gov't funds

    Ed Walsh to serve 2 years for wire fraud, stealing gov't funds

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:52:49 GMT

    Former Suffolk County Conservative Party chairman Ed Walsh was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release after being convicted of wire fraud and theft of government funds. 

    Former Suffolk County Conservative Party chairman Ed Walsh was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release after being convicted of wire fraud and theft of government funds. 

  • Sini to stay on as police commissioner during DA campaign

    Sini to stay on as police commissioner during DA campaign

    Sunday, May 14 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-05-14 20:46:59 GMT
    Monday, May 15 2017 5:39 AM EDT2017-05-15 09:39:16 GMT

    Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini last week announced his candidacy for county District Attorney, and he will also stay on in his current role with the police department during the campaign. 

    Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini last week announced his candidacy for county District Attorney, and he will also stay on in his current role with the police department during the campaign. 

  • Leading Nassau Democrats split in county executive race

    Leading Nassau Democrats split in county executive race

    Two leading Democrats in Nassau County are duking it over who should be the party's nominee for county executive.Two leading Democrats in Nassau County are duking it over who should be the party's nominee for county executive.

    Two leading Democrats in Nassau County are duking it over who should be the party's nominee for county executive.

    Two leading Democrats in Nassau County are duking it over who should be the party's nominee for county executive.

  • Report: Sini eyes run for Suffolk DA

    Report: Sini eyes run for Suffolk DA

    According to Newsday, Tim Sini is one of several candidates being vetted for candidacy by the Conservative Party.According to Newsday, Tim Sini is one of several candidates being vetted for candidacy by the Conservative Party.

    According to Newsday, Sini is one of several candidates being vetted for candidacy by the Conservative Party.

    According to Newsday, Sini is one of several candidates being vetted for candidacy by the Conservative Party.

  • State could strip local authority over Uber, Lyft

    State could strip local authority over Uber, Lyft

    Critics say there will be chaos in local municipalities if state lawmakers pass a new ride-sharing bill attached to the state budget.Critics say there will be chaos in local municipalities if state lawmakers pass a new ride-sharing bill attached to the state budget.

    Critics say there will be chaos in local municipalities if state lawmakers pass a new ride-sharing bill attached to the state budget.

    Critics say there will be chaos in local municipalities if state lawmakers pass a new ride-sharing bill attached to the state budget.

  • State lawmakers pass budget extender after missing deadline

    State lawmakers pass budget extender after missing deadline

    State legislators passed an emergency bill Monday to keep the state government running until a budget agreement can be reached.State legislators passed an emergency bill Monday to keep the state government running until a budget agreement can be reached.

    State legislators passed an emergency bill Monday to keep the state government running until a budget agreement can be reached.

    State legislators passed an emergency bill Monday to keep the state government running until a budget agreement can be reached.

  • Pundits: Gov. Cuomo 'a clear front runner' for 2020 presidential bid

    Pundits: Gov. Cuomo 'a clear front runner' for 2020 presidential bid

    Many political pundits believe Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been courting liberal voters ahead of a potential run for the White House in 2020.Many political pundits believe Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been courting liberal voters ahead of a potential run for the White House in 2020.

    Many political pundits believe Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been courting liberal voters ahead of a potential run for the White House in 2020. This week, New York became the first state to offer free college tuition for families earning less than $125,000 per year. Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was there when he signed the bill.

    Many political pundits believe Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been courting liberal voters ahead of a potential run for the White House in 2020. This week, New York became the first state to offer free college tuition for families earning less than $125,000 per year. Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was there when he signed the bill.

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