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  • Smithtown's Vecchio honored by historical society

     
    Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio had a busy few days last week, being feted and congratulated for his tenure as head of the town and for his work in protecting the environment. The Smithtown Historical Society recognized his 30 years......
  • The post-election landscape: Suffolk looks ahead

     
    With polls opening early tomorrow, political insiders are already looking ahead to the post-election landscape. Republicans, for example, are already whispering that hard-working first-timer Lee Zeldin 28, a lawyer and Iraq vet (photo, right), would...
  • Pelosi: Ethics? What ethics? I'm the speaker

     
    Out to prove that Congressional Democrats in the Age of Obama will display the same ethical decreptitude that stalwarts like Tom DeLay brought to the table, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has apparently decided she doesn't need to hear from......
  • LI delegation: Opinionless on Charlie

     
    Charlie Rangel admits that he didn't pay taxes on his Dominican vacation villa. He used Congressional stationery to solicit money for a CUNY school to honor him. He has claimed both NYC and Washington as his primary residence to......
  • Bishop: A hedge on Gillibrand

     
    Surveying the NY delegation, the Hill finds a lot of continuing unease with the selection of Gillibrand as senator. Jerry Nadler and Ed Towns are both openly flirting with the idea of supporting Carolyn McCarthy in a primary challenge. Suffolk's......
  • TV Twilight Zone Waiting List

     
    Nothing motivates a member of the U.S. House than the prospect of angry constituents. That may be why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today sent out a district-by-district breakdown of how many people were waiting for coupons to get converters for......
  • Big L.I. title firm -- and pol donor -- shut amid intrigue

     
    Long Island political circles were abuzz that Liberty Title, a well-connected seven-year-old company with offices in RexCorp Plaza, reportedly shut its doors while accused in a lawsuit of embezzlement by four title-insurance companies. LIBN posts...
  • Video: Bishop confronts 'Town Hall' protesters

     
    Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) finds himself shouted down at times in this video of a Setauket town hall meeting Monday night -- edited and posted on YouTube under the "Silent No More" label. Flashpoint issues for yelling: Climate change, Social......
  • Rep. Israel: Not so much with the House floor speeches

     
    No one in the New York congressional delegation is more enthusiastic about new ???social media??? tools such as Twitter and YouTube than Rep. Steve Israel, the former PR man turned five-term Democratic congressman from Huntington. Just last Tuesday, he...
  • Alec Baldwin: Maybe a Run for Office But...

     
    (Getty) A fine Alec Baldwin interview by Michael Fleming in the current Playboy; some of the outtakes were out a couple weeks ago (the business about "Today," TMZ, and so on.) But the full interview closes with this interesting......
  • LI's Alec Baldwin cites 'desire' to run; Watch-out-Bishop?

     
    The other day we quoted Ronald Reagan, "How can a president not be an actor?" Now Newsday's Tom Brune cites Politico's noting this from the July/August Playboy interview with Alec Baldwin, in which he talks about running -- and even......