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Queens rejects bid by Tea Party to gain toehold in boro

Posted by Anna Gustafson and Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, Attorney General, City Council, City Offices, Congress, Governor, State Comptroller, State Senate, Statewide Offices, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on November 11, 2010 | No Comments

The 2010 midterm elections drew residents from every corner of Queens to vote in races that ousted its last remaining Republican in Albany and changed the face of politics in a borough where Republicans and Tea Party members made little headway despite a national groundswell of support for more conservative politicians.

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Queens Democrats maintain hold on Queens seats in U.S. House of Representatives

Posted by Anna Gustafson, Connor Adams Sheets and Ivan Pereira in Congress, District 14, District 5, District 6, District 7, District 9, U.S. House on November 3, 2010 | No Comments

Five Queens Democratic Congressional incumbents beat back challenges from Republican opponents Tuesday, securing the Democratic lock on the borough’s representation in the House as expected.

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Milano lays out his plan to help Queens residents

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Congress, District 5, U.S. House on October 21, 2010 | No Comments

From health care to taxes, the country is in a downward spiral, Republican congressional candidate Dr. James Milano contends.

Milano, a 43-year-old emergency room physician at St. Francis Heart Hospital in Roslyn, L.I., said he is challenging U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) because his philosophy on government is more in tune to northeast Queens than Ackerman’s.

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Milano attacks Ackerman on health care

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Congress, District 5, U.S. House on October 7, 2010 | No Comments

Republican challenger Dr. James Milano is demanding that U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) explain his vote on the landmark health care legislation from March with his constituents, accusing the congressman of supporting the slashing of $500 billion in Medicare benefits.

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Milano takes aim at Ackerman over biz interests

Posted by Nathan Duke in District 5, U.S. House on September 23, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) easily defeated his Democratic challenger in last week’s primary and will now face Republican James Milano, a Long Island doctor who has called for the longtime congressman to be investigated.

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Ackerman, Milano to face off in November

Posted by Nathan Duke in Congress, District 5, U.S. House on September 16, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) bested Democratic opponent Patricia Maher in Tuesday’s primary while James Milano defeated Elizabeth Berney for the Republican slot in the race, according to unofficial election results.