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President Donald Trump on Tuesday disparaged Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand as someone who once "would do anything" for campaign contributions, a "total flunky for Chuck Schumer"...
The leader of the state Assembly Republicans announced Tuesday he's running for governor, becoming the first GOP candidate to officially enter the race.
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Campaign spending in Oyster Bay's elections topped $1.6 million, more than three times as much as was spent in 2015, based on recent reports filed...
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Legal authorities in Cameroon have dropped a serious charge against the Stony Brook University professor detained last week because his writings allegedly criticized - and...
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Republicans are scrambling, big time, to shelter in place as Democrats prepare to take office in Nassau County and Hempstead Town.
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U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday called on President Donald Trump to resign over allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Nassau County Executive-elect Laura Curran has selected former Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams as her chief deputy county executive -- a position where...
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A Stony Brook university professor detained last week in Cameroon after the publication of an essay critical of the country's government has been charged with...
A new lawsuit seeks to force Suffolk County district attorney employees to pay back $3.25 million in bonuses that were funded with asset forfeiture money.
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Outgoing Nassau Comptroller George Maragos has filed papers to move his longtime personal assistant from a politically-appointed position to a noncompetitive union title -- after...
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Democratic Nassau County Executive-elect Laura Curran Friday asked outgoing Republican County Executive Edward Mangano to reverse the transfer this summer of nearly 40 appointees into...
It's painful to watch the Republican Party walk slow motion into a buzz saw, especially when some of its deregulatory efforts are beginning to pay...
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A Stony Brook University professor has been detained by authorities in Cameroon after the publication of an essay he wrote that criticized that country's president's...
A 10-month-old escaped serious injury when her drunken mother lost control of their sport utility vehicle in Coram, hit a pickup truck and a tree...
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Nassau's fiscal control board approved the county's 2018 budget Thursday night after ordering $18 million in spending cuts to all departments, solidifying its enhanced role...
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Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato described his estranged wife as a heavy wine drinker who once punched him in the head in testimony Thursday in...
Senators need to heed the concerns of law enforcement and defeat this bill.
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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the New York State Association of Counties on Thursday called on Congress to reject a Republican tax overhaul that...
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Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, appears to be on the brink of resigning from...
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The family of a 62-year-old man who died last year in Nassau County jail custody has filed a $60 million federal lawsuit against the county...
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