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July 31, 2016 | Newsday

Thomas Suozzi, who as Nassau county executive launched a campaign to “Fix Albany,” is looking to use a similar label in his bid for Congress.

On Tuesday, Suozzi will file petitions with state election officials in Albany for an independent campaign ballot line called “Fix Washington.” To qualify for the extra ballot line, Suozzi volunteers in sweltering heat over the past two weeks will have had to collect a minimum of 3,500 valid... | more

July 28, 2016 | Times Ledger

Since Tom Suozzi won the Democratic primary for Congress, the former Nassau County executive has been working to further bring elected officials who were formerly neutral in the five-way race for the primary over into his sphere of support. The Queens neighborhoods covered in the district are in the northeast and predominately Democrats.

A gathering was held at Clearview Golf Course in Bayside July 20 in which members of the City... | more

July 21, 2016 | The Island Now

Following his victory in last month’s Democratic primary to face off against state Sen. Jack Martins in the Third Congressional District race, former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi said he wanted to give back to those who have supported him.

Suozzi, who held a barbecue “rally” at the Great Neck Social Center Tuesday evening, said that while elected officials and those running for office get all the face time, it is the work of... | more

June 30, 2016 | Newsday

Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi on Wednesday savored his first step toward a possible political comeback following a victory in a low-turnout congressional primary Tuesday that relied heavily on grass roots efforts in Queens and his home base of Glen Cove.

Suozzi, who aired no TV ads in the primary, acknowledged that in winning the five-way race, he used up the bulk of his $800,000 campaign funds. But he said he has about $80... | more

June 30, 2016 | Newsday

Thomas Suozzi’s four Democratic primary foes closed ranks Thursday and endorsed the former Nassau county executive for Congress, saying he will best represent voters on crucial issues such as gun control, abortion and climate change.

“The voters have reached their verdict and we accept it,” said former North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman, who served as master of ceremonies for the event held in a town park across the street from... | more

June 30, 2016 | Fios 1 News

Tom Suozzi comes out on top of crowded race for Steve Israel’s congressional seat

After Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi won the Democratic nod for Congress in the Third District Tuesday by over 6,500 votes, he was swiftly endorsed by his opponents at Mary Janes Davies Park.

Democrat after Democrat threw their weight behind their previous competitor during a press conference.

"I am here by the way endorsing Tom Suozzi... | more

June 29, 2016 | Queens Chronicle

Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi has won the Democratic primary race for the 3rd Congressional District seat soon to be vacated by Rep. Steve Israel (D-Suffolk, Nassau, Queens).
He will face GOP designee state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Nassau) or former corporate fraud investigator Philip Pidot — the latter is suing for a primary to take place after a complicated legal battle with Martins' camp — in the general election for the seat... | more

June 17, 2016 | New York Times
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With Representative Steve Israel, a well-liked Long Island Democrat, quitting Congress after 15 years, a small crowd of Democrats has stepped up to replace him. Of these, Thomas Suozzi, the former Nassau County executive, is the best prepared to take on State Senator Jack Martins, a Republican, in November. Mr. Suozzi was an early leader of the reform-Albany movement who bravely challenged... | more

June 17, 2016 | Newsday
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Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi has a significant fundraising advantage over his four Democratic rivals in advance of the June 28 primary to succeed Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in the Third District, according to new Federal Election Commission filings released Friday.

In the Democratic primary in the First District, to challenge Rep. Lee Zeldin (D-Shirley) in November, former Southampton Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst... | more

May 1, 2016 | Newsday
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Tom Suozzi accused his rivals in the 3rd District congressional race Saturday of “petty, childish games” for attacking donations he received from Donald Trump and challenging his nominating petitions.

“I’m calling out today three of my opponents in the Democratic primary because they’re engaging in the politics of distraction,” Suozzi told reporters outside his Glen Cove headquarters.

“They’re playing the same old petty,... | more