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May 10, 2018

Two weeks after hundreds of people attended a forum in Bayville against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed tunnel across Long Island Sound, hundreds more gathered Wednesday night in Locust Valley to organize against the plan.

“I don’t want this destroying Long Island,” said Mark Lizza, 59, of Oyster Bay hamlet,... | read more ››

May 5, 2018

When Democrat James Gaughran holds his first fundraiser Thursday in his bid to unseat veteran Republican State Sen. Carl Marcellino, Suffolk Democratic chairman Rich Schaffer will headline the $250-a-head event.

Schaffer said he also would host a fundraiser in July for freshman Sen. John Brooks, who won a major upset... | read more ››

April 25, 2018

ALBANY - Democrats in the state Senate, buoyed by the results in Tuesday's special election — including a decisive win in Westchester County — said they remain confident about their chances to gain control of the chamber in the November elections.

Their chest thumping came as state Sen. Kathy Marchione,... | read more ››

April 25, 2018

ALBANY - Democrats in the state Senate, buoyed by the results in Tuesday's special election — including a decisive win in Westchester County — said they remain confident about their chances to gain control of the chamber in the November elections.

Their chest thumping came as state Sen. Kathy Marchione,... | read more ››

April 25, 2018

New York State Republicans who fear a blue wave in November found new reasons to worry in the results of Tuesday’s special elections.

Let’s start in the 10th Assembly District in Huntington, where former Suffolk County lawmaker Steve Stern, a Democrat, defeated Republican attorney Janet Smitelli by 18 percentage points.... | read more ››

April 8, 2018

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday rallied Suffolk Democrats to retake the state Senate and defeat Republican members of Congress, highlighting his administration’s progressive record against Republican policies coming out of Washington.

Facing a Democratic primary against actress Cynthia Nixon, Cuomo railed against President Donald Trump and a Republican Party... | read more ››