This isn’t what I expected: A Republican is defending union members.
Republican state Senate candidate, Lee Zeldin of Suffolk, is out with a statement opposing a furlough of state workers. The statement from Zeldin doesn’t lay out alternatives to the furlough–which Governor David Paterson has proposed in order to help close the state’s budget gap. Read More
ALBANY—There are now more Democrats living in State Senator Brian Foley's district, according to an analysis by his party's campaign committee, which should be welcome news for the freshman legislator.
Shams Tarek at the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee wrote to say that, according to a mid-July update of the voter file maintained by Read More
Judging by their relative silence so far, it seems that New York Republicans are, by and large, still weighing how best to leverage today’s stunning news about Eliot Spitzer. But not U.S. Congressional candidate Lee Zeldin, who is running for office in the First Congressional District, which includes part of Suffolk County and the Hamptons. Read More
Also at the Republican fund-raiser last night was Republican congressional candidate Lee Zeldin of Long Island, who thinks the guy he wants to unseat, Tim Bishop, votes with the Democratic Party too much.
But Zeldin says when it comes to spending, he parts ways with the Republican establishment.
“I’ll criticize the Democrats who Read More
Democrat Representative Tim Bishop’s Republican challenger is trying to make the most of Eliot Spitzer’s plan to allow illegal immigrants to obtain a state driver’s license.
In a public statement, challenger Lee Zeldin said:
“Our Congressman can be an accountable and effective Congressman by standing next to me in voicing opposition to Governor Spitzer’s Read More