Tag: John Jay LaValle

Trump’s GOP Nomination Sparks Cheers, Jeers & Fears

The reality TV star formally received the presidential nomination when the Republican National Committee, through some creative maneuvering, allowed New York State to pledge its delegates out of order. Donald Trump will formally accept the nomination during a speech on Thursday. Trump's nod fueled supporter celebrations and concerns among some religious and immigration groups.

Trump Touts Relationships With Hispanics During Patchogue Visit

More than 1,000 ticketholders paid $150 each to see Trump speak ahead of New York’s presidential primaries on Tuesday while hundreds of protesters rallied outside the venue in candle light vigils, picket lines and anti-Trump concerts.

Donald Trump Touts Local Ties at Long Island Rally

The candidate’s campaign stop came two weeks before the April 19 New York presidential primaries, which have become unusually pivotal this election season since presidential candidates usually have their nominations clinched well before voters cast their ballots in The Empire State.

Long Island Voters Decide Key Races On Election Day

Voter turnout is pivotal in key match-ups across Nassau and Suffolk.

Bellone Likely a Shoe-in, But Legislative Races Could Be Costly for...

A 33-point lead may not be insurmountable on a football field—unless it’s late in the fourth quarter—but it’s a very tough hurdle in a...

Political Veteran Rick Montano Roils Islip Democrats With Primary Fight

The outcome of this hotly contested race could send ripples through the Democratic Party on Long Island and beyond because it threatens the control of its traditional leadership.

GOP’s Kennedy Wins Suffolk Comptroller Post

He will lead the office despite opposing a plan voters approved to consolidate it with the treasurer's office.

How Will the Battle for Long Island Play Out Politically?

Politicians are out in full force, hoping to seal the deal, knowing that turnout will be key in this off-year when the White House is not up for grabs.

Inside the Secret World of Long Island Politics: Election Night 2013

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