Alfonse D'Amato
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Last week, we saw a dramatic escalation in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. The chance of military conflict seems to increase with every exchange of messages. more
Let’s imagine our house on fire. What’s the first thing we’d want to do? Put it out! Try to save it to be repaired and reoccupied. But too often these days . . . more
Given all the controversy about Russia today, maybe it’s time for a reality check. more
Now that the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare is apparently dead, it’s time for Congress to get on with repairing Obamacare’s serious flaws, stabilizing health care insurance costs and . . . more
When you turn on the news or read the papers these days, do you get a sense of disconnection between what really affects our daily lives and our families’ well-being, and what passes for important news in the media and in political circles? I do. more
President Trump’s trip to Europe last week highlighted the foreign policy and military challenges facing him around the globe. The trip began . . . more
In Congress, and particularly in the Senate, successful legislating depends on dealing with the real concerns of individual legislators and the interests of their states. Theory is fine in colleges and think tanks . . . more
The recent special congressional elections should send a signal to both parties. The outcomes weren’t really surprising, because the seats were held by Republicans . . . more
Just half a year into the Trump administration, our nation, and its representatives in Congress, are at a crossroad. The divisiveness poisoning our politics has become so ugly and dangerous . . . more
Watching the developments of the last week in Washington, D.C., has led me to both hope and fear for the near future. more
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