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So you want to run for office? Join the club

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Making of a Candidate on June 16, 2010 | No Comments

Paying dues is the key to making it onto the northeast Queens political map, Democrat and Republican political operatives say, unless a potential candidate has serious money and connections.

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Queens GOP dumps Mermel, backs Lazio for governor

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Governor on June 10, 2010 | No Comments

And you thought Elizabeth Taylor was fickle? The Queens GOP is changing its endorsements for governor like Taylor changes husbands. The party made its fourth endorsement for governor shortly after the end of last week’s state Republican convention, deciding to back former Long Island Congressman Rick Lazio, whom they originally endorsed before they dumped him [...]