Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

After consideration and discussion, Ex-Nassau Legis. David Mejias said he's decided to skip a state Senate run this year.

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New NYC Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone), approached by others,  is considering challenging Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Roslyn Heights), his spokesman Steve Stites says.

Western New York GOP maverick Carl Paladino announces today for governor.