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Jon Craig

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Pleasantville native Jon Craig is special editor for the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess Daily Voice sites.Jon graduated from Cornell University and received his master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He's worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in New York and Ohio and as managing editor for weekly newspapers in Rye, White Plains and Harrison.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. President Trump Vows End To Birthright Citizenship, Sparking Democratic Uproar

    President Trump Vows End To Birthright Citizenship, Sparking Democratic Uproar

    Just when elected officials from both major political parties are calling on President Donald Trump to tone down pre-Midterm Election rhetoric, the Republican vowed to sign an executive order ending the century-old practice of birthright citizenship.Trump's announcement triggered immediate scorn from U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey and other leading Democrats, but praise from congressional ...

  2. Statewide Election Guide Offered by League Of Women Voters

    Statewide Election Guide Offered by League Of Women Voters

    Having trouble finding out who is running for election in your town, village or county?The League of Women Voters has released on online guide of all Nov. 6 contests. Readers can type in their zip codes to get a list of all local candidates, by clicking here:The link includes federal, state, judicial and all local races or propositions for the midterm elections.The LWV encourages ...

  3. Gov. Cuomo's Former Law Firm Once Handled Leases, Real Estate Deals For Donald Trump

    Gov. Cuomo's Former Law Firm Once Handled Leases, Real Estate Deals For Donald Trump

    One of the most underreported facts of the current race for governor is that Andrew Cuomo of New Castle once worked for a law firm that represented Donald Trump's New York business interests.In fact, according to several news accounts, Trump was aware of Cuomo's employment, prompting a key aide to his father, then-Gov. Mario Cuomo, to complain about possible conflicts of ...

  4. Documentary On Ex-Trump Aide 'Mooch' Debuts Online, Opens In Theaters On Election Day

    Documentary On Ex-Trump Aide 'Mooch' Debuts Online, Opens In Theaters On Election Day

    He's the only former White House employee who has not dissed President Donald Trump after hearing, "You're fired" from the White House.Now, Trump's first and former White House communications director is featured in a new documentary, titled what else, but "Mooch." Anthony Scaramucci is moving from television to the big screen with the new documentary.Directed by ...

  5. Gillibrand Agrees To Single TV Debate

    Gillibrand Agrees To Single TV Debate

    With the election less than two weeks away, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand shed her so-called chicken suit and agreed to debate her Republican opponent Chele Farley on Thursday, Oct. 25. Gillibrand, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other statewide Democrats were blasted by the New York Post and other major newspapers for failing to debate their challengers before the Nov. 6 election.Cuomo relented ...

  6. Who Do You Think Won?: Key Clashes In Cuomo-Molinaro Debate

    Who Do You Think Won?: Key Clashes In Cuomo-Molinaro Debate

    Video: In case you missed it, or if you'd like to see it again, watch a video of the hourlong debate aboveGov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro took off the boxing gloves in a fiery one-hour debate Tuesday that -- between numerous interruptions -- touched on health care, corruption and President Donald TrumpThe only one-on-one debate scheduled before the Nov. 6 ...

  7. Debate Night: Here's When To Watch Lone Cuomo-Molinaro One-On-One Clash

    Debate Night: Here's When To Watch Lone Cuomo-Molinaro One-On-One Clash

    In case you missed earlier previews about the first and probably only televised debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro before the Nov. 6 election, a delayed tape version airs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 on WCBS-TV (Channel 2).Spoiler alert. Video clips of the debate between the Democratic governor from New Castle and Dutchess County executive have been ...

  8. Molinaro Campaign Expects Support From Republican Governors Association Record Fundraising

    Molinaro Campaign Expects Support From Republican Governors Association Record Fundraising

    A spokesman for Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, who is challenging Democrat Andrew Cuomo for governor on Nov. 6, said the campaign expects to benefit from the national Republican Governors Association record fundraising this election cycle.The RGA announced $42.6 million raised in the third quarter of 2018, bringing its fundraising total for the 2017-2018 cycle to a new ...

  9. Race About Race? Faso Attack Ads Call Rhodes Scholar Delgado 'Big City Rapper'

    Race About Race? Faso Attack Ads Call Rhodes Scholar Delgado 'Big City Rapper'

    U.S. Rep. John Faso, a Republican representing New York’s 19th Congressional District, which includes the mid-Hudson Valley is seen as vulnerable this year.And now, Faso's campaign has resorted to racist attack ads calling Delgado a "big city rapper," according to multiple reports.The district, encompassing 11 counties including Dutchess, has been represented by Republicans ...

  10. Widow Of Slain NYPD Officer Calls On Cuomo To Debate GOP Challenger Molinaro

    Widow Of Slain NYPD Officer Calls On Cuomo To Debate GOP Challenger Molinaro

    The widow of murdered New York City Police Officer Joseph Piagentini, whose assassin was given early release and voting rights by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, called out Cuomo on national television on Monday, Oct. 15 for refusing to debate his opponent, the Republican county executive of Dutchess County."I would like to see you debate Marc Molinaro," Diane Piagentini ...

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