It started the moment the lights dimmed and continued with nearly every question asked.
A large portion of the audience at Congressman Lee Zeldin’s first town hall-style event wanted to make it clear to their representative that they’re frustrated with his performance. And the congressman, while remaining on a mostly even keel, showed he was willing to dish it back. READ
In 2009, shortly after New York State passed the ill-advised MTA payroll tax, I found myself in a conversation with a campaign staffer for former state Senator Brian Foley. Mr. Foley had voted in favor of the plan — which added a payroll tax to local businesses in an effort to balance the MTA budget — despite concerns from constituents across Suffolk County who felt they were underserved by the agency. READ
The Nov. 8 ballot won’t just be about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. READ
When Congressman Lee Zeldin challenged his Democratic predecessor, Tim Bishop, in 2014, he ran a campaign promising to be on the frontline of issues facing Congress. READ
Anna Throne-Holst will be the Democratic candidate in this fall’s 1st Congressional District race against incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin. READ
Former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst’s primary night lead of 29 votes has increased to 188 after 46 percent of absentee ballots were counted Thursday at the Suffolk County Board of Elections.
Registered Democrats in the 1st Congressional District — which comprises the five East End towns, all of Brookhaven Town and part of Smithtown — will go to the polls Tuesday to choose a challenger to face incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin this fall. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin with family members and Speaker of the House John Boehner at his swearing in ceremony Tuesday. (Credit: Jennifer DISiena)
Congressman Lee Zeldin was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday. (more…)