Election 2024: Huntington Democrats Back Avlon; Santos Drops Out

Huntington Democrats have endorsed John Avlon as their candidate to go up against US Rep. Nick LaLota in the 1st Congressional District. Huntington Town Democratic Committee Vice Chair Jill Kaufman said: “We’re backing John because he’s the best candidate to take this seat back and help Read More …

Santos Says He’s Running for 1st Congressional District

George Santos,the former Republican congressman who was expelled three months ago and is facing multiple legal charges, announced Thursday night that he will run for Congress this year, this time in the 1st District. Santos, who turned up in the House to listen to President Read More …

Suozzi Swearing-In to Congress Set

Tom Suozzi will be sworn into office Wednesday night to complete the congressional term of the ousted George Santos. The Third Congressional District includes parts of Nassau and Queens, though in January, wll expand to incorporate parts of Huntington. Read More …

Court Orders Redrawing of Congressional Maps

A state court ruled Tuesday that congressional maps devised a year ago had to be redrawn for the next election. The 4-3 decision by the state Court of Appeals means that the Democrats could capture more districts throughout the state in the next election. The Read More …

Op-Ed: Santos Outdid Himself With His Lies

George Santos, expelled from the U.S. House of Representatives last week, was a bizarre member of Congress. By his serial deceit, Santos obtained a national reputation for being a liar, adishonesty superstar. No member I’ve written about representing Long Island in my 60 years of Read More …

Santos Expelled From Congress

US. Rep Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, declared the vote to expel George Santos from Congress “A huge win for New Yorkers.” The House voted 311-114 Friday to get rid of the Republican freshman for his many ethical lapses. Santos, who represented the Third Congressional District, in Read More …

LaLota Says ‘Santos Must Be Expelled’

US Rep. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, said Thursday that  Rep.George Santos must be removed from Congress after a House Ethics Committee report found  “substantial evidence” that he had violated federal law. Santos announced shortly after the report was issued Thursday that he would not run for Read More …

Santos Pleads Not Guilty to Multiple Federal Charges

UPDATED: US Rep. George Santos pleaded not guilty Wednesday to several federal charges, including wire fraud and lying to the House of Representatives. He was released on $500,000 bond and is due back in court June 30. Outside the courthouse in Central Islip, he called Read More …

LaLota Wants Santos Campaign Funds Frozen

US Rep. Nick LaLota said Sunday that he want officials to freeze the campaign accounts of his fellow newly elected congressman, George Santos. Lalota, who represents the First District, including Huntington, posted to Twitter on Sunday afternoon that  “the Department of Justice and/or Federal Election Read More …