Alfonse D'Amato
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The new year begins in Washington as the old one ended, with an impasse on border security and immigration that has tied President Trump and Congress in a knot and . . . more
As we begin a new year, I’d like to share some of my wishes for the next 12 months for our leaders at all levels of government. Let’s start on Long Island. more
For 12 of the 18 years I served in the Senate, George H.W. Bush loomed large on the national scene, first as a loyal vice president to Ronald Reagan, and then as president during one of the most turbulent periods . . . more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves great credit, not endless second-guessing, for bringing Amazon to Long Island City. Amazon’s choice of New York for a new headquarters is something all New Yorkers . . . more
For many years, New York state government has been divided between the two major parties. Neither Assembly Democrats nor Senate Republicans . . . more
The debate over immigration is coming to a head as the human caravan of thousands wends its way through Mexico toward the U.S. This is a stark reminder . . . more
If you’ve been in the market for a home on Long Island, run a business here or are a student seeking a college loan, you’ll notice that . . . more
President Trump’s speech at the U.N. last week brought into clear focus some issues that have been simmering for years. Previous presidents have hinted at this discord, but they too often did it with hollowed-out diplomatic verbiage . . . more
The conflict in Syria has been a long and terrible war of attrition, a brutal civil war exacerbated by a ruthless ISIS insurgency, all stirred mercilessly by Iranian and Russian intervention. Now all this misery is concentrating itself in . . . more
The good news is that the U.S. economy is expected to grow by a solid 3.7 percent in the second half of 2018, while unemployment is now 3.9 percent. Even better news is that the benefits of this growth . . . more
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