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Stunned L.I. political world offers tributes for Peter Schmitt; updated
We now have confirmation of the sad news that was racing around the political world for the past couple of hours: That Nassau GOP Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt, 62, of Massapequa, collapsed and died suddenly this morning, apparently of a heart attack.
Tributes have begun to pour in.
Reporter Patrick Whittle sends us this from Hempstead:
Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said she...