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Queens GOP split on prez

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Council, City Offices, District 19, District 32 on March 1, 2012 | No Comments

As Republicans from around the country struggle to get behind a Republican presidential candidate, so too do Queens elected officials and former officeholders, according to a list of GOP delegates released last week by the city Board of Elections. Of the four current or former elected officials who are delegates to the 2012 Republican convention [...]


Ragusa meets with Gingrich at Staten Island event

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Council, City Offices, Congress, District 32, U.S. House on December 8, 2011 | No Comments

Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich met with Queens GOP Chairman Phil Ragusa during a stop in Staten Island Saturday, and while Ragusa heaped glowing praise on the former House speaker, he stopped short of backing him. Gingrich, a former Georgia congressman and House speaker in the early 1990s, vaulted past former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney [...]