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Congressman Zeldin Calls on Hochul to Veto Pro-criminal Clean Slate Act


New York: On Saturday, June 10, 2023, former four-term US Congressman, 2022 New York Gubernatorial candidate, and Chairman of the Leadership America Needs PAC, Lee Zeldin, called on Governor Kathy Hochul to veto the pro-criminal Clean Slate Act (S211, A1029). This bill, which was jammed through the legislature on the final day of session, seals records for crimes, including homicide, armed...

Kathy Hochul becomes 1st woman elected NY governor


New York: Democrat Kathy Hochul has become the first woman elected New York governor, winning the office outright that she took over in 2021 when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned. She defeated Republican congressman Lee Zeldin, an ally of Donald Trump who ran a campaign focused on fear of violent crime. “Tonight you made your...

Harris, Clinton campaign for Hochul in NY governor’s race


New York: Vice President Kamala Harris and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hit the campaign trail in New York City on Thursday night for Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Democrat facing an unexpectedly competitive election. New York has more than twice as many registered Democrats than Republicans and has not voted for a Republican governor...

GOP Rep. Zeldin to run for New York governor


Rep. Lee Zeldin announced Thursday that he will run for governor of New York next year, making him the first high-profile Republican to enter the race. “With one-party Democrat rule in NYC and Albany, the light that once shone as a beacon of what America can be has gone dark,” the Long Island Republican said...