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'Any Place. Anytime': US Senator From Oklahoma Threatens To Fight Union Boss From Northeast
A US senator and one-time MMA fighter threatened to fight a New Englander who is the president of the Teamsters, over a mean tweet on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Republican Sen. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma took issue with International Brotherhood of Teamsters President Sean O'Brien, a Massachusetts native from Medford, calling the freshman congressman a "greedy CEO," a "clown," and a "fraud" on X, formerly known as Twitter.
“Sir, this is a time, this is a place. If you want to run your mouth, we can be two consenting adults and finish it here,” Mullin said before standing up.
The 51-year-old …
Election Day Results: Pair Of Close Races In Westchester Separated By Only Handful Of Votes
Two races for top positions in two Westchester municipalities are now only separated by a handful of votes, including one matchup that was decided by a single vote.
According to unofficial election results released by Westchester County, the supervisor races in both Harrison and North Castle have finished in a near dead heat.
In Harrison, the Republican candidate for Supervisor, Richard Dionisio, received 1,698 votes, only 19 more than his opponent, Democratic candidate Mark Jaffe, who received 1,679.
In North Castle, the race was even tighter, with the Democratic candida…
Hudson Valley Political Consultant Nabbed For Grand Larceny, DA Says
A Hudson Valley man has been indicted for alleged grand larceny after stealing more than $7,000 from a political campaign committee.
Rockland County resident Michael Bookman, age 40, from Bardondia, a hamlet of Clarkstown, was charged on Friday, Oct. 13, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh.
In addition to grand larceny, Bookman was also charged with falsifying business records and issuing a bad check, the DA's Office said.
According to Walsh, over a period spanning four months, Bookman is accused of stealing over $7,000 from a political campaign committee while acti…
'Frightened Faces': Sen. Cory Booker In Israel Describes Horror During Surprise Hamas Attacks
US Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey is safe, but he'll never be able to shake the horror he saw this weekend.
The Harrington Park, New Jersey native posted a YouTube video, his backdrop the Old City in Jerusalem, on Sunday, Oct. 8.
Booker said he was jogging in Jerusalem on Saturday, Oct. 7, when he got an urgent call from his chief of staff, telling him to get back to the hotel immediately: Israel was under attack.
Hamas, which controls Gaza, launched a surprise attack on Israel, wounding thousands and killing hundreds in the longtime conflict.
“Citizens of Israel," Israeli P…
Protest Planned For GOP Presidential Hopeful Ron DeSantis' Visit To Hudson Valley
As Republican presidential candidate, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, heads to the Hudson Valley for an upscale fundraiser, local Democrats, and LBGTQ supporters, plan to protest.
DeSantis is slated to appear at an invitation-only $ 6,600-a-person fundraising event in Rockland County at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern on Thursday, June 29.
In advance of the event, reportedly planned by Seth Gribetz, the Englewood, New Jersey investor, local Democrats are putting out the call for demonstrators on their Facebook page.
"We are taking action and organizing a powerful, peaceful protest to let Gover…