Barrett's 'originalism' can be pure politics
It's a myth to say that in the hardest cases, judges can always "apply the law as written."
Supreme Court pick Barrett draws on faith, family for Senate
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett vows to be a justice "fearless of criticism" as the split Senate charges ahead with confirmation hearings on President Donald Trump's pick to cement a conservative court majority before Election Day.
Christine Pellegrino, state Senate 4th District
CHRISTINE PELLEGRINO Democratic BACKGROUND: Pellegrino, 51, of West Islip, is a former member of the state Assembly from 2017-2019. She ...
There's room for surprises from Amy Coney Barrett
Even though Barrett is highly likely to show conservative voting patterns, it is hard to be certain how she will vote in individual cases.
Southern State has raceway element
Reader letters to Newsday about the dangerous parkway and the eleciton.
Janison: Expect pandemic to dominate debates
Expect the topics to converge on the coronavirus when Trump and Biden face off in the first presidential debate on Sept. 29.
Parkland victim's father, a former LIer, praises Trump's support
Andrew Pollack's daughter, Meadow, was killed in February 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. He urged voters to re-elect the president in a speech at the RNC.
Harris accepts VP nomination, gives urgent plea to rally behind Biden
"Donald Trump's failure of leadership has cost lives and livelihoods," said vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. The California senator, a daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants, is the first woman of color on a major party ticket.
At DNC, Giffords calls on Americans to speak out to combat gun violence
The former congresswoman said: "Words once came easily. Today I struggle to speak. But I have not lost my voice."
Harris tells her story and more takeaways from DNC's third night
There has been one persistent theme in the Democratic National Convention so far: to portray President Donald Trump in highly personal ways as one unsuited for the White House.