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Say what, Kate? Nassau County needs a real district attorney

New York Daily News

To stop inexperienced, ill-informed lawyers from blowing cases, the Republican candidate for Nassau County district attorney pledges that new prosecutors will get 30 days of training.

If she’s elected, Kate Murray should register as remedial education student No. 1.

Murray is utterly unprepared to serve as Nassau DA. She cannot knowledgeably discuss basics of New York penal laws and is clueless about pressing issues surrounding criminal justice.

After serving as presiding supervisor of Long Island’s Town of Hempstead for 13 years, Murray was tapped for district...| read more

Kathleen Rice endorses Singas for Nassau district attorney


Rep. Kathleen Rice on Monday endorsed Democrat Madeline Singas in the race for Nassau district attorney against Republican Kate Murray, describing her former top aide as a "tough experienced prosecutor."

Rice (D-Garden City), who served as Nassau district attorney for nine years before her election to Congress last year, joined two local anti-drunken driving activists at a news conference at Eisenhower Park to announce her endorsement of Singas. Singas served as Rice's chief assistant in the district attorney's office and became acting district attorney in January when Rice became a...| read more

Women's groups endorse Singas in D.A. run

The Island Now

Four women’s rights groups endorsed Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas on Thursday in her bid for district attorney against Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray.

The New York City chapter of the National Organization for Women, NARAL Pro-Choice New York, Eleanor’s Legacy and Planned Parenthood of Nassau County announced their support for Singas, a Democrat from Manhasset, at the state Supreme Court building in Mineola, citing her efforts to tackle violent crimes against women as a prosecutor.

The organization leaders commended Singas’s role in starting...| read more

Former Rep. Carolyn McCarthy endorses Singas for Nassau DA


Former Democratic Rep. Carolyn McCarthy on Tuesday endorsed acting Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas at a news conference at which she drew comparisons between her first run for the House of Representatives in 1996 and Singas' campaign.

Singas, a Democrat running against Republican Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray for district attorney next month, is casting herself as a "prosecutor not a politician" -- a theme McCarthy echoed in her endorsement.

"Everyone always said when I ran, I couldn't win, I was a nonpolitician," McCarthy said of her first campaign for...| read more