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An acknowledgment: Newsday missed a critical chance to lead
The editorial board supported Levittown's creation in 1947, but didn't speak out against racial covenants.
Opinion: See how readers, the editorial board rated the candidates
See how the Newsday editorial board and Point readers rated each of the Democratic presidential candidates in Wednesday's debate.
Readers rate the candidates with the editorial board
Point subscribers can join the Newsday editorial board in rating the Democratic debate candidates.
See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
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The tower of Trump's defense is crumbling
Ambassador Sondland's testimony shook the claims of the president and his allies
The Point: Trump Jr. fundraises for Zeldin
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Don't suppress votes of new citizens
The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for eligible immigrants to become citizens in time to vote.
Opinion: How the military is embracing greater birth control access
The Air Force is allowing female service members in Calif. to obtain birth control from pharmacists at the on-base clinic.
Young voters hate Trump - but could they also save his candidacy?
Progressive voters could help nominate a general election candidate who would struggle against the incumbent president.
New York should ease ballot access
Reader letters to Newsday about the ballot access, the LaGuardia Airtrain and more.
Filler: At the Spota trial, tales of corruption
Testimony about union cards and a beating illustrate how power can be abused.