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Rice Wins Democratic Congressional Primary

Kathleen Rice will run against Bruce Blakeman in November to represent Nassau County's Fourth District in Congress.

Fourth District Democrats have chosen Kathleen Rice to run for the Democratic ticket for Congress in November.

Rice defeated Rep. Kevan Abrahams, D-Freeport, with 6,874 votes compared to Abrahams' 5,350, according to the Nassau County Board of Elections. Rice garnered 55.90 percent of the vote against Abrahams' 43.51 percent.

Rice, the Nassau County District Attorney, was endorsed by a slew of New York Democrats, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, whose seat she will now pursue. Rice, elected to be DA in 2005, has run on her record of being tough on DWI, plea-bargaining, gun violence and crime, and corruption.

"I feel great," Rice told Newsday. "The voters were engaged. We were out there talking to voters, giving that last minute push."

Check back on this page for final results and more information.

Joe Mahoney June 25, 2014 at 05:12 PM
Congress will do fine with KR.
tom brennan June 25, 2014 at 05:24 PM
do you think she will be able to get out of DWI arrests in DC like she did twice in the Hamptons
Patch adams June 25, 2014 at 09:20 PM
Drunken shyster wench is a perfect fit for dc
Jack June 27, 2014 at 02:06 PM
Let's not forget what Kathleen Rice did three years ago. Working with the state police, she raided about 6 sporting goods stores in Nassau County that sold firearms. All the owners and employees were arrested and charged with selling "illegal assault weapons." Rice held press conferences and issued press releases about how she was "protecting the public" against the "evil store owners selling firearms that are used by terrorist to kill out children." And what do you think happened? Every one of those arrested had their charges dropped! The charges were so blatantly false that even the ATF did not want anything to do with the raid. Neither did Nassau County PD. That is why Rice brought in the state police. And the repercussion? One of those falsely arrested sued Nassau County and won a $12 million judgment! And other cases are pending. That skank Kathleen Rice went out of her way to ruin the lives of two dozen innocent people to score political points. And you the taxpayer will be paying for it! And I believe Rice will go to Congress with a landslide victory? Why? Because YOU - all of YOU - are far too lazy, apathetic, misinformed, and just too stupid to know the truth about this horrible woman.
Eddie June 27, 2014 at 03:15 PM
Jack, no Democrat would let facts cloud the issue. She's for killing babies, restricting rights, raising taxes and redistribution successful folks' wealth to underachieving losers. What else does any Democrat want?

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