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Nancy Pelosi's Husband Attacked at Home, Hospitalized

Assailant who broke in and assaulted Paul Pelosi is in custody, says office of House speaker

(Newser) - (Updated with new information throughout.) A jarring story out of San Francisco: Nancy Pelosi's office says somebody broke into her home overnight and "violently" assaulted her husband, Paul, reports the San Francisco Chronicle . The House speaker herself, who has been on the road stumping for Democrats, was...

Teen Boys Shot Outside Home of GOP Candidate for NY Governor

There's no apparent connection, however, to congressman Lee Zeldin

(Newser) - New York congressman Lee Zeldin, the GOP candidate in the state's gubernatorial race, says his family is safe after two teens were shot outside his home Sunday afternoon. The 17-year-old boys were walking with another teen along the Long Island street when they were struck with gunfire from a...

Congressman's Alleged Attacker: I Was Drunk

David Jakubonis is held on federal assault charge after altercation with Rep. Lee Zeldin

(Newser) - A man accused of attacking New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin at a campaign rally told investigators he’d been drinking that day and didn’t know who the congressman was, per the AP . David Jakubonis, 43, made an initial court appearance Saturday before a federal judge in Rochester,...

GOP Candidate for New York Governor Attacked at Campaign Event

Rep. Lee Zeldin was not injured

(Newser) - Rep. Lee Zeldin, current congressman as well as GOP candidate for governor of New York, was attacked while campaigning in Perinton, outside Rochester, Thursday night. As Zeldin gave a speech about bail reform at a VFW, a man came through the crowd, got onto the stage, pulled a knife, and...

Andrew Giuliani: 'I Am Going to Be Governor of New York'

Son of Rudy Giuliani announces candidacy, attacks incumbent

(Newser) - Perhaps this first-time candidate didn't think running New York City would be enough of a challenge: Andrew Giuliani is set to officially announce his candidacy for New York governor on Tuesday afternoon, though he's already let the cat out the bag in his Twitter bio and in interviews,...

Trump Supporter Vying for NY Governor May Face a Giuliani

Andrew Giuliani expresses interest, while Rep. Lee Zeldin announces bid

(Newser) - A big-name Republican has thrown his hat in the ring to vie for governor of New York. Rep. Rep. Lee Zeldin announced his bid to challenge Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo in 2022 on Fox & Friends Thursday following weeks of pressure from allies of former President Trump, whom Zeldin staunchly...

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