Long Island

Interviews & Profiles

Mike Lawler responds to George Santos’ expulsion

Lawler represents a district bordering Santos’ and tried unsuccessfully to get him kicked out of Congress last month. Now, he’s looking ahead to a post-Santos future.

News & Politics

How not to defeat Republicans on Long Island

This week’s dismal election results show that Democrats won’t win in Nassau County if their only strategy is to remind voters how bad George Santos is.


Republican Ed Romaine wins Suffolk County executive seat

Republicans now control both of Long Island’s county executive seats, both of its county legislatures, both of its district attorney’s offices and all four of its congressional seats.

2023 elections

2023 Suffolk County executive general election results

Republicans completed their takeover of Long Island’s major elected offices.


Will the red wave wash away the last Democratic seat on Long Island?

The Suffolk County executive race – which pits Republican official Ed Romaine against little-known Democratic businessman Dave Calone – highlights Democrats’ challenges in the suburbs.

Campaigns & Elections

Taylor Darling announces state Senate bid

The Long Island Assembly Member is looking to replace state Sen. Kevin Thomas, who is running for Congress.

Campaigns & Elections

Ron DeSantis sets his sights on Hamptons fundraiser

Whether he’ll have support from New York elected officials there remains to be seen.

Campaign Confidential

The super PAC fundraising for George Santos’ could-be opponents

The emails may have Anna Kaplan’s name on them, but American Bridge PAC said she didn’t know about their outreach.

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Campaign Confidential

Zak Malamed raised $225,000 in first day running for Congress

He’s the latest Democrat to file for Rep. George Santos’ 3rd Congressional District seat.

Campaign Confidential

The Democrats positioning for a special election in George Santos’ district

Jay Jacobs may hold the power, as candidates like Robert Zimmerman, Anna Kaplan and maybe Tom Suozzi jockey for support.

Heard Around Town

Dems target GOP Rep. Anthony D’Esposito on Medicare, Social Security

The Long Island member says he’ll fight for the programs, but an internal poll suggests the critical messaging may be working.

Interviews & Profiles

Steve Bellone: The last of the New York centrists

What’s next for the Suffolk County executive in a state where you have to pick a side?

Long Island

Newsday: State helped cover up toxic plume

A new investigation reveals how the government made a Long Island disaster worse.

Criminal Justice

Long Island Democrats pushing for bail reform

They’re facing pressure to revise the law, and failure could haunt them in November.