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Tell us your thoughts about night one of the Democratic Primary debate.
Editorial: GOP should want tough labor lawyer
Republican legislators are again siding with the police union over taxpayers
The Point: Suffolk Dems, GOP break ties
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Opinion: See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
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Opinion: Abortion finally being seen as a medical ethics issue
Thanks to several state legislatures, 2019 has provided as stark a contrast on the issue of abortion as ever.
Opinion: Mueller's testimony could expose Trump's crimes
there is a way that House Dems can use Mueller's testimony to expose a somewhat overlooked aspect of Trump's misconduct.
Opinion: Elizabeth Warren channels the real New Deal
Just since the start of this year, Warren has released no fewer than 19 detailed economic policy proposals.
Letter: Disturbed by pair who came illegally
Reader letters to Newsday for Wednesday, June 26, 2019.
Filler: Presidential votes betray our division
Tight races since Reagan show how hard it is for the U.S. to rally around one leader.
Editorial: Don't make 9/11 victims beg for more
Both the House of Representatives and the Senate should permanently authorize the compensation fund.
Editorial: Expedite plan to reduce jet noise
The FAA must take steps to quiet the skies, particularly above communities nowhere close to the airport.