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After voting against the original superstorm Sandy relief bill, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) came to Wall Street recently to raise money—and Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) is howling mad.
“Being from New York we’re not supposed to be suckers,” King fumed to The New York Observer’s Politicker. “It’s bad enough that these guys voted against it—that’s inexcusable enough. But to have the (nerve) to...Read more »
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino added about $100,000 on Thursday night to a growing war chest that he’ll need to fend off a Democratic challenger this fall in his bid for a second term.
The Republican, whose fundraiser at the Double Tree Hotel in Tarrytown cost top donors $5,000 a piece, mingled with the 350 or so guests, including business leaders, public officials, GOP and Conservative...Read more »