11/04/18 3:00pm

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On election night 2016, Republican Suffolk County Chairman John Jay LaValle praised Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) by saying he had gone to Washington, D.C., and become “a national TV star.”

It was fitting praise, considering the direction politics has taken under President Trump. It’s all about ratings. (more…)

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KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Perry Gershon in June after winning the Democratic primary.

KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Perry Gershon in June after winning the Democratic primary.

Perry Gershon of East Hampton won the Democratic primary in June for the 1st Congressional District. He’ll challenge Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November for his seat in Congress. Mr. Gershon sat down with the editors and reporters of Times Review ahead of the election to discuss a few of the issues that are a focus in the campaign.

Here is a condensed version of the conversation. (more…)