Tag: Steve Israel

Jonathan Clarke Is Proud To Be ‘The Outsider’ In Race To...

Jonathan Clarke's campaign war chest is practically empty compared to his Democratic primary rivals, but in this election year he thinks voters want ethics reform--and that's where he comes in. New York voters are so angry at the status quo, he insists, that ethics reform is a winning formula. He says that an underdog like him has a chance because the electorate is sick and tired of the corruption that has already led to federal convictions of two of the most powerful men in Albany: the former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and the ex-State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan).

‘The Congressman’: Ex-Long Island Rep. Robert Mrazek’s Film Career Finally Takes...

After Mzarek left the Navy, he’d gone to the London Film School but he returned to the States in 1968 after the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, saying recently that having a movie career at the time felt “kind of trivial.” Decades later Mrazek’s film career is finally taking off, thanks to the intervention of Fred Roos, who produced Francis Ford Coppola’s films and liked his script so much he wanted Mrazek to co-direct the movie.

He’s Back! Tom Suozzi Explores Race to Replace Rep. Steve Israel

A dozen Democrats and almost half a dozen Republicans say they're interested in competing for the Congressional seat held by Rep. Steve Israel, a Long Island Democrat, who's bowing out.

Rep. Steve Israel Won’t Run for Re-election, Setting Off Race to...

The veteran Long Island Democrat leaves after eight terms in Congress and now the race is on to succeed him.

LI Reps Split On EPA’s Efforts To Curb Carbon Emissions &...

"We have to capitalize on our potential to be a leader in the transition to a cleaner, greener economy."

LI Congressional Delegation Split on Whether to Back Obama on Controversial...

The largest trade agreement ever negotiated in the world, whose details are being kept secret, is coming up for a key vote Friday afternoon that has split LI's Representatives but not along traditional party lines.

Shamar Thomas Freed From Northport VA After Controversial Detention; Marine’s Stay...

The courageous Marine-turned-Occupy Wall Street hero-turned-reality TV star shifted some of the attention regarding his detention at Northport VA toward the plight of other vets with PTSD.

Long Island Reps Back Bill to End NSA Bulk Collection

The vote come nearly two years after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden disclosed mass surveillance at home and abroad by the surveillance agency.

Do This: Long Island Events March 26 – April 1

Lewis Black, Moody Blues, 10,000 Maniacs, Barry Manilow and New Found Glory are among this week's stellar lineup on Long Island!

Nuclear Talks With Iran Have Long Island’s Congressional Delegation Crossing Party...

Many are concerned about where these negotiations are headed, considering a preliminary agreement is supposed to be reached by Tuesday, March 31.