Tim Bishop http://wshu.org en Why carpetbaggers love Long Island http://wshu.org/post/why-carpetbaggers-love-long-island <p></p><p>The last two election cycles on Eastern Long Island have seen a self funded Republican with tentative ties to the district attempt to oust six-term incumbent Tim Bishop. This year, another one is trying. A look&nbsp;at what makes New York's first congressional district that is so attractive to "carpetbaggers." &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:26:32 +0000 Charles Lane 16137 at http://wshu.org Why carpetbaggers love Long Island Demos raised only $5400 in the district he seeks http://wshu.org/post/demos-raised-only-5400-district-he-seeks <p></p><p></p><p>Lawyer and former prosecutor George Demos has a lot of personal wealth. State Senator Lee Zeldin has the politically established, big money donors.</p><p>According to disclosure statements filed with the Federal Election Commission Demos didn't raise any money this year on Long Island. In fact, his entire campaign war chest has only about $8,000 of on-Island money.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:59:14 +0000 Charles Lane 15944 at http://wshu.org Demos raised only $5400 in the district he seeks Demos spends big to take on Bishop http://wshu.org/post/demos-spends-big-take-bishop <p></p><p>Candidates for New York's hotly contested first congressional districts filed campaign finance disclosures yesterday and it looks like&nbsp;another wealthy candidate is flooding the district with money.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:45:01 +0000 Charles Lane 15900 at http://wshu.org Demos spends big to take on Bishop Zeldin to challenge Bishop http://wshu.org/post/zeldin-challenge-bishop <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Long Island State Senator Lee Zeldin announced Monday he will challenge Tim Bishop for Congress next year. &nbsp;The district they are fighting over is one of the most competitive districts in the country.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:13:47 +0000 Charles Lane 6347 at http://wshu.org Zeldin to challenge Bishop Bishop ethics probe continues http://wshu.org/post/bishop-ethics-probe-continues <p></p><div>Congressional ethics investigators will continue their probe into Long Island Democrat Tim Bishop.&nbsp;</div><p></p><p></p><p></p><div>On Wednesday the House Committee on Ethics released a 177 page report saying they have &nbsp;“sustainable reason to believe” that Bishop may have broken ethics rules by soliciting campaign donations in exchange for official actions. &nbsp;</div> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:00:47 +0000 Charles Lane 5068 at http://wshu.org Bishop ethics probe continues