In a surprise move that could shake up the political landscape, the Nassau County Republican Party has chosen freshman legislator Mazi Pilip as their candidate to run for the vacant Congressional seat left by disgraced former Congressman George Santos. This announcement marks a bold shift for the party, opting for a relatively unknown figure with a compelling personal story and a strong potential to appeal to a diverse electorate.
Pilip, a 44-year-old Ethiopian Jew and mother of seven, stood out from a crowded field of over 20 Republican hopefuls. Her unique background, including service in the Israeli army. . .