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Retired insurance executive Marty Dolan to challenge AOC in June primary


Mar. 19, 2024 By Emily Swanson Marty Dolan, 66, who describes himself as “from Main Street and Wall Street,” announced earlier this month that he will be challenging U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary in June. Dolan faces an uphill battle in his quest to represent the 14th Congressional District of 700,000 people…
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Ethics chairman launches a new bid to expel George Santos after a withering report on his conduct

George Santos

Nov. 17, 2023 By Kevin Freking, AP

The chairman of the House Ethics Committee announced Friday he has filed a resolution to force a vote on expelling Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., from Congress, one day after the committee issued a withering report detailing substantial evidence that Santos converted campaign donations for his own personal use.

Prosecutors in Santos case hand his defense over 80K pages of material

Jun. 30, 2023 By Jake Offenhartz, AP

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors said Friday that they have turned over more than 80,000 pages of materials to U.S. Rep. George Santos ’ lawyers in the federal fraud and money laundering case against him.