Navy Vet’s Sick Pit Bull Died After George Santos Stole Charity Money, Report Alleges Navy Vet’s Sick Pit Bull Died After George Santos Stole Charity Money, Report Alleges
Navy Vet’s Sick Pit Bull Died After George Santos Stole Charity Money, Report Alleges This story has been updated to include a response from Rep. Santos.  The unraveling saga of embattled New York Rep. George Santos appears to have escalated beyond mere resume “embellishments” and possible campaign finance violations to the alleged cruel and heartless betrayal of a disabled military veteran. Richard Osthoff, a US Navy veteran from Howell, New Jersey, told Patch that he was put in touch with Santos in May 2016 to help raise money for his 10-year-old service pit bull, Sapphire, who had developed a life-threatening stomach tumor the year before. Earlier Report: Embattled NY …
Persona Non Grata: Embattled NY Rep-Elect Santos Endures Lonely First Days In Congress Persona Non Grata: Embattled NY Rep-Elect Santos Endures Lonely First Days In Congress
Persona Non Grata: Embattled NY Rep-Elect Santos Endures Lonely First Days In Congress Embattled New York Congressman-elect George Santos received a less than warm welcome from colleagues during his first week on Capitol Hill. Pictures and video on social media show the Republican politician, who represents the 3rd District on Long Island’s North Shore and parts of Queens, sitting alone in the House chamber during the repeated rounds of voting to elect a speaker. Previous Report: Pants On Fire: DA Launches Probe Into Nassau Congressman-Elect Who Lied About Past, Report Says It was clear right from the start of the 118th Congress that Santos had become a social pariah after …
'There’s A New Republican Sheriff In Town': GOP Support For Trump 2024 Run Craters, Poll Says 'There’s A New Republican Sheriff In Town': GOP Support For Trump 2024 Run Craters, Poll Says
'There’s A New Republican Sheriff In Town': GOP Support For Trump 2024 Run Craters, Poll Says Former President Donald Trump is losing his grip on the Republican party, according to a new Suffolk University/USA Today poll. The poll, released Tuesday, Dec. 13, found that among registered voters nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of Republicans and independents who identified as either conservative or very conservative wanted Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to run for president. Of those same voters, 56 percent said they prefer DeSantis over Trump. “There’s a new Republican sheriff in town,” said David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center. “DeSantis outpoll…
NY Congressman Seen As Favorite To Become Dems' Congressional Leader After Pelosi Departure NY Congressman Seen As Favorite To Become Dems' Congressional Leader After Pelosi Departure
NY Congressman Seen As Favorite To Become Dems' Congressional Leader After Pelosi Departure The next House Minority Leader will most likely hail from New York, according to multiple reports. Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who represents the state’s 8th Congressional District covering eastern Brooklyn and southwestern Queens, is widely viewed as the favorite to succeed California Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who announced Thursday, Nov. 17, that she would not seek a party leadership role in the next Congress. Jeffries, age 52, was elected to Congress in 2012 after previously serving in the New York State Assembly since 2007, representing the 57th Assembly District. He has chaired the Hous…
'We Did It': Jahana Hayes Declares Victory In Heated CT Congressional District, Logan Concedes 'We Did It': Jahana Hayes Declares Victory In Heated CT Congressional District, Logan Concedes
'We Did It': Jahana Hayes Declares Victory In Heated CT Congressional District, Logan Concedes After several long hours of counting votes, Democratic US Rep. Jahana Hayes has finally declared victory in her race against Republican challenger George Logan for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District.  Earlier Report - CT Congressional Race With National Implications For Party Control Is 'ThisClose' Hayes, who will serve her third term in the seat, won by 1,842 votes with 50.36 percent of all votes cast, according to The New York Times. Logan got 49.64 percent of the vote. This margin is above the amount that would require a recount by state law, according to Connecticut's Office of …
CT Congressional Race With National Implications For Party Control Is 'ThisClose' CT Congressional Race With National Implications For Party Control Is 'ThisClose'
CT Congressional Race With National Implications For Party Control Is 'ThisClose' The race for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District between Democratic US Rep. Jahana Hayes and Republican challenger George Logan is still too close to call, with the results containing national implications for which party will control Congress.  Hayes currently leads with 50.37 percent, or 126,893 votes, compared to Logan's 49.63 percent, or 125,052 votes, with more than 95 percent of votes counted, according to The New York Times as of Wednesday afternoon.  Hayes, the first African-American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress, is running for a third term to represent Connectic…
Lamont Reelected To Second Term As CT Governor Lamont Reelected To Second Term As CT Governor
Lamont Reelected To Second Term As CT Governor Connecticut’s Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont will spend a second term in the governor’s mansion after defeating Republican Bob Stefanowski, ABC News projects.  Lamont was leading Stefanowski by five percentage points, 52 to 47 percent, as of 11:35 p.m. with 31 percent of the vote reporting. A former Greenwich selectman, Lamont first ran for Connecticut governor in 2010, but lost in the Democratic primary to former Stamford Mayor Dannel Malloy, who went on to win the general election. He ran again and defeated Stefanowski in 2018. Among his most noteworthy accomplishments in office,…
Hochul Elected To First Full Term As NY Governor, Defeats Trump-Backed Zeldin Hochul Elected To First Full Term As NY Governor, Defeats Trump-Backed Zeldin
Hochul Elected To First Full Term As NY Governor, Defeats Trump-Backed Zeldin This story has been updated. New York’s Democratic incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul has been elected to her first full term in office, fending off her Republican challenger, Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, NBC News projects. Hochul is leading Zeldin, who represents the state’s 1st Congressional District covering much of Suffolk County, by five percentage points, 52.7 to 47.3 percent, as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, with 93 percent of the vote counted. "I'm deeply honored to be elected Governor of the State of New York," Hochul posted on Twitter shortly after the race was called. BREAKING: I’m…
Richard Blumenthal Earns Third Term In Senate, Easily Defeats Trump-Backed Leora Levy Richard Blumenthal Earns Third Term In Senate, Easily Defeats Trump-Backed Leora Levy
Richard Blumenthal Earns Third Term In Senate, Easily Defeats Trump-Backed Leora Levy This story has been updated. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal has been elected to a third term in the US Senate, according to multiple projections. The 76-year-old Democrat is leading his Republican opponent, Leora Levy, by 14 percentage points, 57 to 43 percent, as of early Wednesday morning, Nov. 9 with 95 percent of the vote counted. On the campaign trail, the two-term senator and former Connecticut attorney general went after Levy for being endorsed by former President Donald Trump, and for reportedly telling Trump that she would always have his back. “If you always have President …
NY Post Fires Employee For False, Racist, Violent Content Targeting Politicians NY Post Fires Employee For False, Racist, Violent Content Targeting Politicians
NY Post Fires Employee For False, Racist, Violent Content Targeting Politicians A series of racist, violent headlines that were posted on the website and Twitter account of the New York Post on Thursday, Oct. 27, were carried out by an employee, Variety reports.  In a statement to the outlet, a spokesperson for the Post said an investigation had revealed that the “unauthorized conduct” was an inside job and the employee responsible has been fired. “This morning, we immediately removed the vile and reprehensible content from our website and social media accounts,” the spokesperson said. The news organization did not reveal the employee’s name. The New York Post ha…
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move In a historic move, President Joe Biden announced he is pardoning all of those with prior federal offenses of simple possession of marijuana.  The White House announced the marijuana reform on Thursday, Oct. 6 during Biden's visit to the Hudson Valley at an IBM facility in Poughkeepsie, saying he has directed Attorney General Merrick Garland to develop an administrative process to issue certificates of pardon to individuals who are eligible. Biden said thousands of people with federal convictions for marijuana possession have had their lives upended.  "Criminal records for m…
Trump Rape Accuser From NY To File Lawsuit Under New 'Survivors' Law Trump Rape Accuser From NY To File Lawsuit Under New 'Survivors' Law
Trump Rape Accuser From NY To File Lawsuit Under New 'Survivors' Law A well-known writer and advice columnist from New York who claims that former President Donald Trump raped her in the 1990s plans to file a sexual battery lawsuit under the state’s new Adult Survivors Act, CBS News reports. In a court filing as part of her ongoing defamation lawsuit against Trump, E. Jean Carroll, now age 78 and living in Orange County, says she intends to sue the former president on Thursday, Nov. 24, when the new law takes effect. The Adult Survivors Act provides a one-year window for adult victims of sexual abuse to file a claim, even if it occurred decades ago. Relate…