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Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Kickoff First Debate In Las Vegas

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Kickoff First Debate In Las Vegas

Matt Denaro, Senior Staff Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under LATEST STORIES, OPINIONS, POLITICS

The first Democratic Party presidential primary debate was held on October 13th. Five candidates were invited to participate - Lincoln Chafee, former governor of Rhode Island, Martin O’Malley, former mayor of Baltimore and governor of Maryland, Hillary Clinton, former New York senator and Secretary...

2016 Presidential Election Seasons Begins

2016 Presidential Election Seasons Begins

Matt Denaro, Politics Editor

June 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS, POLITICS

With a little more than seven months to go until the Iowa caucuses, the presidential field is beginning to shape up. Much like the most recent presidential elections, Republicans have an array of candidates, from former CEO Carly Fiorina to Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz. Even a former neurosurgeon, Dr....

Bernie Sanders: The People’s Candidate

Bernie Sanders: The People’s Candidate

Matt Denaro, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


Filed under LATEST STORIES, OPINIONS, POLITICS

Concerned about the increasing gap between the rich and the poor in this nation? Worried that the Second Gilded Age is upon us? Then there is a possible 2016 presidential candidate from Vermont who might interest you. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders is a left-leaning, Independent senator from Vermont,...

Students Should Be More Involved in the Political Discussion

Students Should Be More Involved in the Political Discussion

Matthew Denaro, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014


Filed under OPINIONS, POLITICS, Uncategorized

For many students, November 4 was the end of a four-day weekend.  But for the politically-inclined students, it was a night of fascinating races culminating in the GOP taking control of the Senate, and maintaining control of the House of Representatives. With student loan debt and minimum wage reform...

2014 Midterms: Bruce Blakeman, Republican, New York’s 4th District

2014 Midterms: Bruce Blakeman, Republican, New York’s 4th District

Thomas Kenna, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2014


Filed under OPINIONS, POLITICS, Uncategorized

Floral Park is a part of New York’s fourth Congressional District, which has been represented in the United States Congress by Democrat Carolyn McCarthy since 1997. McCarthy’s announcement that she will not seek reelection in November 2014 has spurred a high-stakes race that has garnered national...

2014 Midterms: Kathleen Rice, Democrat, New York’s 4th District

2014 Midterms: Kathleen Rice, Democrat, New York’s 4th District

Matthew Denaro, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014


Filed under OPINIONS, POLITICS, Uncategorized

This November, current Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice will take on Republican candidate Bruce Blakeman for New York’s 4th District Congressional seat. The incumbent, Carolyn McCarthy is not seeking reelection. Kathleen Rice vows to continue the progressive work of McCarthy on the Hil...