Alfonse D'Amato
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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
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
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
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent State of the State address was an impressive presentation of his accomplishments over the past eight years and his . . . more
For many years, New York state government has been divided between the two major parties. Neither Assembly Democrats nor Senate Republicans . . . 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
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
I always thought it was cliché to say, “I’ve never seen anything like it,” but in the aftermath of Sandy, I can honestly say that, in my lifetime, I’ve never seen anything like it. more
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
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