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Acting Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas has sent fundraising letters to a list of Fordham University alumni, citing her graduation from its law school in 1991, and stating that she was inspired during her time there by its former Dean John D. Feerick and the school’s “commitment to justice, public policy, and public service."

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Singas, a Democrat, cites a “great start” to the campaign but concludes “we will not reach our goals without the Fordham University community firmly behind me.”

Republicans have yet to announce a candidate for the fall — amid rumors and hints as to whether it might be Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray or Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto.