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  • Pass the turkey, hold the arsenic

     
    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) would like to remind you that the turkey defrosting in your fridge might be poisonous. You see, that turkey may contain roxarsone, a food additive that poultry producers use......
  • FISA: Schumer opposes cloture, Clinton doesn't vote

     
    The controversial legislation expanding the president's authority to surveil calls and emails without court approval and immunizing telcom providers from lawsuits over past compliance with Bush's requests came up for a cloture vote in the Senate last...
  • Israel, Weitzman on board Jews for Obama effort

     
    Nassau Comptroller Howard Weitzman and Rep. Steve Israel, formerly for Hillary, are pitching in on a new Jewish outreach effort for Obama -- Obama Jewish Community Leadership Committee of Metropolitan New York. Or, maybe you prefer the catchy acronym --.....
  • Montano scratches bid for Suffolk state Senate seat

     
    Suffolk Legis. Ricardo Montano (D-Central Islip), at left, has dropped his bid for state Senate and is backing fellow Islip resident Jimmy Dahroug. ???I want to stay in the county legislature and I don???t want to divide the vote......
  • Hillary: Why tell constituents what I think?

     
    The controversial FISA legislation, expanding presidential authority to sourveil and data mine and immunizing telecommunications companies for past Bush-requested surveillance not authorized by statute, is expected to come up for a vote later this week....
  • Israel, Ackerman: Memorial Day junketing

     
    Somehow we missed it until now, but LI USReps Steve Israel and Gary Ackerman both make cameo appearances in a USNWR story about Congressional junketing over the Memorial Day recess. Both took their wives along for the ride, according......
  • DNC: Traveling to the Democratic National Convention

     
    Coming to these conventions is always such a sureal experience. This is the fifth time I've been lucky enough to be sent to draw cartoons at the conventions and although it's hectic getting around the crowded venues and a real......
  • Steve Israel: NY pols gone wild!!!

     
    Apparently, there was quite a scrum in the NY delegation yesterday as the pols jostled for position when the cameras of the world focused on Hillary Clinton in the middle of the group, calling for Obama to be nominated by......
  • Gov. calls Suffolk's Assemb. Ramos "a great resource"

     
    Gov. David Paterson stumped for Democratic Assemb. Philip Ramos in Brentwood Friday calling him a ???great resource??? and his "partner in state government,??? but added his appearance was no ???message??? to Suffolk County Executve Steve Levy who is...
  • Steve Israel, D-Huffington Post?

     
    Steve Israel, apparently aspiring to liberal-Democrat hot-shot-dom, is blogging on energy issues for the Huffington Post, widely read by ordinary Long Islanders. He does discuss an interesting question: Why did the GOP, after constantly calling for an end...
  • Monday Ten: Rocky markets, muddy politics

     
    Look for another rough day on Wall Street, with European stocks down 5 percent in overnight trading on fears of a world recession, complicating John McCain's efforts to "turn the page" on the economy and refocus on attacking Obama's......