Hebert to Run for Huntington Town Board

Former Huntington school board president Jen Hebert has been chosen by town Democrats to run for  a seat on the Town Board in November. One board opening will come up with Democratic Councilman Mark Cuthbertson’s  decision to run for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative District. Read More …

Melanie D’Arrigo Challenges Suozzi in 3rd Congressional District

Melanie D’Arrigo, a Port Washington advocate for healthcare, is challenging US Rep. Tom Suozzi in the June Democratic primary in the 3rd Congressional District.    She identifies her top issues as:   Medicare for all. “I worked as a Long Island health professional, working with Read More …

Democrat Avrum Rosen to Run for 12th Assembly District

Democrat Avrum Rosen declared his candidacy Friday for the 12th Assembly District, a seat being vacated by Andrew Raia who was elected last week as town clerk. Rosen, a Centerport resident, jumped into the Assembly race last year after another Democrat was ruled ineligible over Read More …

History-Making Stewart-Cousins Endorses Bellone

Incoming state Senate majority leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins headlined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s re-election fundraiser Wednesday and announced that she will be endorsing him during his 2019 campaign. Held at Coindre Hall, the $250-a-head cocktail hour (with VIP prices reaching $25,000), was filled with over Read More …

6 Ways Democrats Could Lose Shot at Winning the House

The House midterms are, at this point, the Democratic Party’s to lose. Every benchmark favors them: the political energy, the money raised, the generic ballot, and a presidential job approval rating unable to break the forties. There are more than 60 truly competitive races in Read More …

Opinion: Trump Voters Will Never Flip but That’s Great News for Democrats

It was more James Cagney than commander in chief. The president of the United States, interviewed on Fox News, proclaimed for the American people, “It’s called flipping, and it almost ought to be illegal.” He was reacting to news that Michael Cohen, his former special counsel, Read More …

Opinion: Is Trump Colluding With the Democrats?

Is Donald Trump is colluding with Nancy Pelosi instead of Vladimir Putin? Is he a machiavellian savant who knows that his only path to reelection in 2020 is to help elect a Democratic congressional majority in 2018? Those are the only rational explanations for his endorsing, just 99 days Read More …

Committee to Honor Political Leaders

The leaders of four of Suffolk County’s political parties will be honored at a reception April 30 at the Paramount in Huntington. John Jay LaValle, Republican chairman; Frank MacKay, Independence Party chair; Richard Schaffer, Democratic chair, and Frank Tinari, Conservative chair, are the honorees at Read More …