04/28/17 6:00am
04/28/2017 6:00 AM

Town halls are often fiery forums where members of the public express concerns to their elected officials, who find themselves having to defend policy positions that are unpopular with many in the room.

Anyone who’s attended such an event in the 1st Congressional District — whether it be Sunday’s community forum with Congressman Lee Zeldin in Northampton or one of the 2009 town hall events featuring his predecessor, Tim Bishop — would expect it to be confrontational.

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03/24/17 5:17pm
03/24/2017 5:17 PM

House Republicans on Friday withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), who campaigned on the promise to help repeal the ACA — known as Obamacare — was one of five House Republicans from New York who supported or leaned yes toward voting for the American Health Care Act, according to the New York Times. READ

03/02/17 6:12am

Congressman Lee Zeldin defeats Anna Throne-Holst

Congressman Lee Zeldin held a telephone town hall last Thursday, answering 12 questions from constituents while more than 9,000 voters listened in on the hour-long discussion.

The questions ranged from concerns about health care reform, veterans affairs, gun control, climate change and LGBTQ issues to questions about President Donald Trump.

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