Posts Tagged ‘George Maragos’

The Race for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Seat

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Politics, West Side Spirit

Gillibrand_1 By Alissa Fleck Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand may rank favorably in polls, but Republican hopefuls are duking it out for her seat, with the June 26 primary fast approaching. The three Republicans vying for her postition, who participated in a primary debate last week, have elucidated their plans to decrease government control and spending. In the [&hellip
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Even Brooklyn Has a Tea Party: And now they have a candidate

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

On paper, you would think that the Tea Party in Brooklyn would support Brooklyn/Queens Rep. Bob Turner’s Senate candidacy, given that he’s the party’s hometown congressman. But over the weekend, the organization somewhat surprisingly instead decided to back Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos. In an interview, the head of the Brooklyn Tea Party, Joseph Hayon, [&hellip
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Bill O’Reilly’s Strange Days Are Over

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Breaking News

With Joe Carvin’s departure from the race for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination, top consultant Bill O’Reilly’s strange couple of days are over. O’Reilly confirmed that with Carvin out of the race, he is now back doing press for Rep. Bob Turner, whose campaign for Congress was helped enormously by O’Reilly’s press work. But when [&hellip
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