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Gary Ackerman

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Gary Ackerman's Biography

Gary Leonard Ackerman (born November 19, 1942) is the U.S. Representative for New York's 5th congressional district, serving since a special election in 1983. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district encompasses the North Shore of Long Island, including West and Northeast Queens and Northern Nassau County along with Corona, Flushing, Jamaica Estates, Bayside, Whitestone, Douglaston, and Little Neck in Queens, Floral Park, as well as Great Neck, Sands Point, Port Washington, Searingtown, Albertson, Manhasset, and Roslyn in Nassau County. On March 15, 2012, Ackerman announced that he will retire at the end of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2013 after fifteen terms, and will not seek re-election in November 2012.

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Ilan Grapel (L) and US Congressman Gary Ackerman arrives prior to giving a joint press conference in Jerusalem
Ilan Grapel (L) and US Congressman Gary Ackerman arrives prior to giving a joint press conference in Jerusalem
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  • CNN's Lemon Says Only He Can Label Himself Politically, But His Record ...

      News Source: Newsbusters | 4 months ago
    CNN's Don Lemon insisted on Tuesday's OutFront that he is neither "a big supporter of Obama" nor an "ultra leftist" as guest Larry Klayman claimed. "Nothing you have said has been correct about me," Lemon retorted. "The only person who decides my
  • What Bradley Manning Showed the World About Israel/Palestine

      News Source: Salem News | 10 months ago
    The trial of military whistleblower Bradley Manning has refocused attention on the revelations about U.S. foreign policy his actions produced. Much ink has been spilled on the headline-making news related to Iraq and Afghanistan that WikiLeaks, the
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      News Source: j. | 10 months ago
    This year we expected nothing less and were more than upset to see not one kosher food vendor...Of all Bay Area Jewish events, one would think there would be something!...Liz Creditor     Berkeley   J Street shows its stripes I am glad that you

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