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The retiring congressman has an expansive and mixed record.
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Young: This wall was meant to imprison
Those tempted to buy into rosy views of the Berlin Wall should watch the scenes of joy when East Germans were allowed to get out.
California's 'ghost gun' problem
Finished guns have no serial numbers, and they are sold in kits exempting them from background checks and waiting periods.
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Marshall: Would King name be on future North Carolina ballot?
Former Hempstead Town board member Erin King Sweeney won't rule out a run for office in her new home state.
Opinion: Bloomberg's greatest strength is to annoy Trump
The premise is that New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's path to the nomination would be untraditional and premised on a Biden collapse.
Trump tax case should be an easy Supreme Court call
The case is so simple and straightforward that it wouldn't be surprising if the justices decline to consider it at all.
Grant even more tax breaks? Seriously?
Reader letters to Newsday about IDA tax breaks, fusion voting and more.
Reverse scary increase in STD rates across country
Better testing and medical training would help stem rise, including in Nassau and Suffolk which mirror national trend.
America must keep its promises to our veterans
Many endure wounds and psychic scars, addiction and rage, PTSD and an inability to find their footing in the civilian world.
O'Reilly: In Buttigieg, echoes of FDR
The mayor's message is powerful and his ascendancy in recent Iowa polls may be reflecting that.