George Santos has officially been expelled from Congress — and local party officials in Queens and Nassau County are already hurrying to vet and get a candidate out the door to represent the swing district with a national spotlight. The race to replace him is imminent: State law requires the governor to declare a special […]
Mark Chiusano, author of The Fabulist: The Lying, Hustling, Grifting, Stealing, and Very American Legend of George Santos, talks with guest host Azi Paybarah of the Washington Post about this character in the aftermath of the brutal new House ethics report about him. If you like what you’re hearing, please spread the word, rate us, […]
Rep. George Santos has admitted to “embellishing” his resume. But according to the Department of Justice and, now, the House Ethics Committee, the embattled congressman’s lies went much further. In a damning 56-page report published Thursday, the bipartisan panel found “substantial evidence” that the Queens/Long Island congressman filed false or incomplete campaign finance and financial […]
The Biden administration has so far refused to budge on the public housing authority’s request for American Rescue Plan dollars for tenants who collectively owe a half billion dollars in arrears.
Tony Nunziato maintained that the embattled Congressman should be afforded due process — but calls his actions ‘despicable’ if true.
An analysis by THE CITY shows that if voters in Sunset Park and Park Slope had been in the district, as under earlier maps, Rose would have edged out Nicole Malliotakis — and maybe helped save Democrats’ House majority.
In defiance of how the issue has been politicized, Staten Islanders have launched relief efforts to provide immigrants clothes, school supplies and job training.
In 2022, members of the family that owns Madison Square Garden and its sports teams gave more than $20,000 in campaign contributions to the Staten Island-based congresswoman who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s election.
Some progressives are urging Niou to launch a general election bid against Dan Goldman, who spent $4 million of his fortune in the primary, but others caution she doesn’t have the progressive vote locked up.
Asian American groups are divided over how best to build lasting power, as a city redistricting commission gears up to meet this weekend in Brooklyn.