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Don't ignore Putin's role in U.S. dysfunction
In Donald Trump, the Russian president has found a vehicle for the degradation of American institutions.
The Point: Is Lara Trump heading to CD2?
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Diplomats' impeachment moment in the sun won't last
The foreign service has always struggled to be loved, and acclaim has usually proved fleeting.
See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
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Make dental care a health care benefit
Dental care is not a luxury — it is essential for overall health.
What 'absolute immunity' is - and is not
Absolute immunity for a sitting president seems totally inconsistent with the balance the framers struck.
Suffolk OTB wrong to sue Delaware North
Reader letters to Newsday about Jake's 58, Michael Bloomberg and more.
Zoning rules strangling Long Island
They compound regional stagnation and prevent more housing from being built.
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.
The tower of Trump's defense is crumbling
Ambassador Sondland's testimony shook the claims of the president and his allies