Alvin Bessent joined the Newsday editorial board in 1993. He writes about national government policy and politics.
The Senate should press Brennan on what rules he thinks are needed. ... Read more »
We're going to be armed, so we need to be smart about it. ... Read more »
Being American is hazardous to your health. ... Read more »
Too many Americans will see their ticket to the middle class revoked. ... Read more »