Articles Tagged ‘Paul Ryan’

Spin Alley: Republican Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) joined dozens of other politicians, advisors and pundits in the media center at Hofstra University Oct. 16 to give their take on how President Obama and challenger Gov. Mitt Romney faired in the historic presidential debate.

King Stepping Down as Homeland Security Committee Chair

Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) is stepping down as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee at the end of the year as term limits disqualify the…



In this Oct. 3, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama participate in the first presidential debate at the University of Denver, in Denver. Both men relished the wonky talk, but Mitt Romney also showed the easy confidence a presidential contender needs _ and a bit of the salesman's dynamic presentation. Barack Obama sounded more like a long-winded professor a little annoyed he has to go over this stuff one more time for the slow students in the back. For viewers the lesson from both was clear: If they crave a real discussion of complicated issues _ not just zingers _ it means some tough going. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Detecting Lies at Hofstra’s Obama-Romney Debate

What do Lance Armstrong, Jerry Sandusky and the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan ticket have in common? They’ve all been accused—and in one case convicted—of lying. For…



‘Is there a War on Women?’

That was the question recently posed at the packed VFW Post 5253 hall in Albertson by Ann Salpeter Schockett, president of the Nassau County Federation…



FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, and his wife Ann walk to church in Wolfeboro, N.H. On Thursday, Romney will accept his party's presidential nomination.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

GOP’s Final Night is About Telling Romney’s Story

When Mitt Romney addresses the Republican convention Thursday night, he’ll do it from a stage that puts him a little bit closer to the crowd…



New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Republican Convention is in Full-throated Roar

With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team are reaching out in all directions Wednesday to connect…



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Off The Reservation: President Obama Nails State of the Union

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was as pitch perfect as the rebuttals were tone deaf. Incivility in our public discourse has been…