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GOP Rep. Chris Collins Reverses Course, Will Stay on the Ballot Despite Indictment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 17, 2018 at 8:42pm 9/17/2018 at 8:42pm
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Republican Representative Chris Collins announced Monday he will stay on the ballot for the upcoming election.

Collins suspended his campaign a month ago after he was indicted on allegations of insider trading.
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New York Students to Read Marx in ‘Capitalism Versus Nature’ Course

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/13/2018 at 12:00pm

Isn’t it strange how so many young people are embracing socialism? What could be causing it?

Campus Reform reports:

New York students will read Marx in ‘Capitalism Versus Nature’ course

The New School for Social Research, a graduate school in Lower Manhattan, will offer a course next semester to explore how feminist and Marxist...

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Cuomo Nixon NY Gov Debate: Establishment vs. Shakespeare in the Park

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/30/2018 at 5:00pm

The debate between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and progressive challenger Cynthia Nixon last night made for entertaining political theater but probably won’t do much to move the needle. According to the Real Clear Politics average of polls, Cuomo has a 33.5 point lead.

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Alan Dershowitz: NY Prosecutors Pose Greater Danger to Trump Than Mueller

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:14pm 8/27/2018 at 9:14pm

On Fox and Friends Monday morning, the Harvard Law professor emeritus explained that while Trump has constitutional defenses in the federal investigation conducted by Mueller, that’s not the case in investigation currently underway at the behest of New York’s Southern District.

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70 Percent of Applicants Rejected by Andrew Cuomo’s Free College Program

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 27, 2018 at 8:00am 8/27/2018 at 8:00am
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Free college programs never seem to work out the way their advocates say they will.

The Washington Examiner reports:

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Andrew Cuomo Mansplains: America “Was Never That Great”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 7:00pm 8/15/2018 at 7:00pm
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No, Governor Cuomo. Just…no.

At an event Wednesday, New York Governor Cuomo attempted to mock Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan.

Cuomo led by saying, “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great.”

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Republican Rep. Christopher Collins Suspends His Campaign Following Indictment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/11/2018 at 6:00pm
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Earlier this week, Mary blogged about Representative Christopher Collins (R-NY) being indicted on allegations of insider trading.  Today, Collins has announced that he is suspending his reelection campaign.  It’s not yet clear who will replace him, but it seems unlikely that the GOP will lose this safe seat.

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Republican Rep. Christopher Collins Indicted on Insider Trading Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/8/2018 at 3:00pm
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Federal prosecutors announced an indictment (pdf.) against Rep. Christopher Collins (R-NY) on insider trading charges and lying to the FBI along with his son Cameron Collins and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron’s fiancee.

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Free Tuition Program in New York State Causing Confusion Among Officials and Students

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:30pm 8/5/2018 at 2:30pm
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Very few people seem to understand the guidelines and rules for this program.

The Daily Caller reports:

Financial Aid Officers Fed Up Regarding Confusion Over New York’s Free College Program

State University of New York (SUNY) financial aid officers are fed up over the confusion and lack of clarity from the government surrounding the...

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Democratic Socialist Star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Worried About November Counter-Revolution

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caused one of the biggest upsets a few weeks ago when she defeated incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary.

Everything seemed fine and dandy, but now Ocasio-Cortez has accused the veteran politician of mounting a third party challenge.

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Cynthia Nixon Announces She’s a Democratic Socialist, Holds Contest for Bong Giveaway

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:00am 7/11/2018 at 7:00am

Cynthia Nixon’s quixotic campaign for governor of New York is beginning to show signs of desperation. Cuomo’s lead in the polls is holding, and Nixon is responding with transparent appeals to the far left.

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NY Man Arrested After Threatening To Kill Trump Supporters at Republican Congressman’s Campaign HQ

via Suffolk County PD http://nixle.us/A948G and https://twitter.com/SCPDHq/status/1015411783165759489
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/7/2018 at 6:00pm
via Suffolk County PD http://nixle.us/A948G and https://twitter.com/SCPDHq/status/1015411783165759489

A 75-year-old man has been arrested for threatening to kill President Trump supporters, including those of GOP Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY).

The man, Martin Astrof, showed up at Zeldin’s campaign headquarters in Long Island and threatened to kill a volunteer there as well as other supporters of Trump and Zeldin before nearly...

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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Defeats Rep. Joe Crowley in Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:00am 6/27/2018 at 7:00am
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Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the number 4 Democrat in the House and a name that’s popped up for Speaker, has lost the primary to newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a far-left progressive, who organized for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during his presidential run.

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Cynthia Nixon Calls ICE a Terrorist Organization

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/23/2018 at 12:00pm

Progressive New York governor candidate Cynthia Nixon is getting walloped in the polls by establishment candidate Andrew Cuomo. She needs to energize far left base voters and she thinks she’s found a way.

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New York Attorney General Sues Trump, His Kids, and Trump Foundation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 1:20pm 6/14/2018 at 1:20pm
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Thursday, New York’s Attorney General Barbara Underwood sued President Trump, his three oldest children, and the Trump Foundation.

Underwood alleges the Trumps intermingled funds, using the foundation as a “checkbook” for other business and non-profit ventures. She’s requesting more $2.8 million in restitution (not including penalties), dissolution of the foundation, and bar...

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Is Cynthia Nixon’s Progressive Campaign for NY Gov Doomed?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 9:00am 6/14/2018 at 9:00am
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There has been a lot of buzz about actress Cynthia Nixon and her Bernie-esque challenge to Andrew Cuomo in the race for governor of New York. Nixon has garnered support from many in the progressive wing of the Democratic party and even some conservatives who would love to see Cuomo unseated....

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Judge Evicts 30 Year Old Man-Child from Parents’ House

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 9:00am 5/24/2018 at 9:00am
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A 30 year old New York man named Michael Rotondo has been ordered by a judge to vacate his parents’ house. Rotondo has been living with his folks for the last eight years without paying rent. The parents also claim he refuses to get a job.

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