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July 16, 2018

James Gaughran has raised far more money over the past six months than Sen. Carl Marcellino, in a Long Island Senate rematch that could prove key to which party controls the chamber.

Gaughran, the Suffolk County Water Authority chairman, will report Monday that he has raised $166,000 since January, according... | read more ››

July 16, 2018

Suffolk County Water Authority Chairman Jim Gaughran has outraised state Sen. Carl Marcellino in advance of their rematch on Long Island, new campaign finance disclosure reports show.

Marcellino, a Republican who has represented northern portions of Suffolk and Nassau since 1995, brought in $73,000 worth of contributions. He spent $26,000... | read more ››

July 15, 2018

Democratic State Senate candidate James Gaughran has gotten an early endorsement from New York State United Teachers in his rematch against GOP Sen. Carl Marcellino, chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

The endorsement came a month before the union normally meets in Albany to pick candidates to back in the... | read more ››

July 13, 2018

The New York State United Teachers has endorsed Suffolk County Water Authority Chairman Jim Gaughran's bid for the state Senate seat in northern Long Island currently held by Republican state Sen. Carl Marcellino.

On the surface, that's not terribly surprising. Gaughran is the Democrat running in one of the state's... | read more ››

July 13, 2018

The New York State United Teachers union on Friday endorsed Democratic state Senate candidate Jim Gaughran in the 5th Senate district on Long Island.

The endorsement is interesting, given the Republican Gaughran wants to unseat is Sen. Carl Marcellino, the chairman of the Education Committee in the chamber.

“I thank... | read more ››

June 30, 2018

Protesters gathered in the sweltering heat Saturday in Huntington to denounce President Trump’s border policies separating children from parents.

Hundreds of religious leaders, doctors, social workers and others took to all four corners of the intersection of Route 110 and Jericho Turnpike to demand that the families be reunited. Some... | read more ››