Politics

Monday, Feb. 20, 2012

Bayside

Recognize slaves as builders of White House: Tshaka

After speaking with Bayside activist Mandingo Tshaka, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) sent a letter to President Barack Obama last week, urging him to recognize the role enslaved African Americans played in the construction of the White House. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

Political Action

Romney wins Florida, Maine but faces Santorum surge

Florida has just proven to be a key state in the presidential race. Mitt Romney has established himself as a lead contender for the Republican nomination. Newt Gingrich, after doing well in the South Carolina primary, could not maintain his momentum. Gingrich is a good public speaker and knows the issues well, but it was not enough. Comments (1).

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Queens Village

Turner to top Lincoln Day Dinner

U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Queens Village Republican Club’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner Sunday at Antun’s catering hall. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Annual cocktail party draws Dems from boro and beyond

Let me start this week’s column on a rather sad note. I wish to extend my deepest, heartfelt sympathy to the family of Marissa Roslyn Feldman. Comment.
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