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Tim Bishop: A Democratic win in NY-1 ‘battleground’ district is crucial; former political rivals trade barbs

The Democratic party nationally must win the "battleground' districts," including New York's First Congressional District, in the upcoming general election to end "suffocating paralysis" in Washington, former congressman Tim Bishop told a group of Democratic loyalists last week.

Ex-rep Tim Bishop to speak at breakfast in Mattituck on upcoming Democratic primary in 1st Congressional District

The former congressman, who lost to Rep. Lee Zeldin in 2014, will speak at a breakfast meeting at CJ's American Grill in Mattituck on March 19 on the importance of 'taking back' NY-1, at a breakfast hosted by the Southold Democratic Club.

Former congressman Tim Bishop joins faculty at St. Joseph’s College

Former U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop has been appointed Distinguished Professor of Civic Engagement and Public Service at St. Joseph's College.

Supporters gather in Mattituck to bid Tim Bishop adieu; former congressman looks ahead

Former Congressman Tim Bishop said he plans to remain on the East End but would unlikely run for office again.

Zeldin ousts Bishop; Palumbo re-elected

Republican Lee Zeldin of Shirley ousted six-term incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), 55 to 45 percent. Anthony Palumbo easily beat Tom Schiliro in the 2nd AD, winning 63 percent of the votes cast. See full election night rundown.
Challenger Lee Zeldin will face off against incumbent congressman Tim Bishop on Oct. 8 at Riverhead Polish Hall in a debate sponsored by RiverheadLOCAL.

Hotly contested — and very expensive — congressional race draws to a close

Total spending in the hotly contested Bishop-Zeldin race approached $15 million as of month's end, making it one of the most expensive House contests in the US, according to data released by the Federal Elections Commission on Nov. 1.

Farmers question congressman, federal ag official at Calverton forum

Compliance with regulations and the sustainability of agriculture on L.I. were topics of discussion at today's forum hosted by Rep. Tim Bishop.

Letter: We left last week’s debate ‘in shock’

Behavior of Zeldin supporters at Riverhead debate Oct. 8 left attendees feeling shocked and sad. Letter from South Jamesport resident Jeanne Luboja.

‘Know that heroism lived right here in this building’ – Winners of 10th Annual Garfield Langhorn Essay Contest announced

Pulaski Street School celebrated the 10th Annual Garfield M. Langhorn Essay Contest today with ceremonies honoring the bravery of Riverhead native Garfield Langhorn, who...

Our hijacked congressional debate

Reflections on how RiverheadLOCAL's good-faith attempt to provide a forum for political discourse in the local community became a campaign rally for one candidate and an arena for an angry mob.
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