Restoration or resumption may be the theme in these first 100 Biden days than revolution, including critical issues where Trump simply checked out.
Janison: Cuomo's mojo shows third-term scars
It's unclear if Cuomo will or should seek reelection as governor next year as image problems mount in his third term, which New York voters usually find less charming.
Janison: Democratic differences survive transition
Some of Biden's policy moves reveal intraparty tensions, but the Democratic leaders in Congress know their majority is too narrow to risk rebellion.
Brown: Take it to the (term) limit, one more time
The Suffolk County term-limit law, which passed via voter referendum, states simply: "No person shall serve as a County Legislator for more than 12 consecutive years."
Janison: Trump's mail fail aside, can Biden deliver?
Biden's changes on the Postal Service board would resolve the immediate issue of Louis DeJoy's operations cuts, not the long-term problem of USPS sustainability.
Asking the Clergy: Future of historically Black churches
"We have to be willing to partner with groups and movements that are struggling for the equitable inclusion of all people — and particularly those on the margins of society."
Janison: Law enforcement tensions in the Biden term
As law enforcement dominates the national news amid ongoing probes, it remains to be seen whether the change in White House leadership has any impact on local departments.
Janison: Biden may keep Mideast on the back burner
The Biden administration signals its foreign policy priorities may be regions outside the Middle East, barring a new crisis there.
Janison: GOP won't stop the spiel on voter rules
Despite the failure of Trump's "election-fraud" hoax, red-state Republicans are pushing rules that could curb Democratic turnout in future elections.
Janison: Endorsing democracy a freebie for Biden
Standing against autocracy would seem expected for a U.S. president. But Donald Trump never really did that, so Biden will get credit for a restoration of direction.
Brown: The inside out of reinventing policing on Long Island
Two different plans for police reform are headed toward the same destination: reviewing and reforming police practices in Nassau and Suffolk counties.