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EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter was sent to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer   Is there nothing the U.S. Senate can do to prevent Donald Trump from running again? And why are media outlets allowed … more
To the editor: In the midst of Kim Phuc Phan Thi’s heart-wrenching recollection in The New York Times on June 12 of that day 50 years ago when she was horribly wounded by napalm even as her terror was recorded on film for all time — and for which she (that beautiful young girl, running and screaming from the scorching pain of napalm) will forever symbolize the horror of the Vietnam War as the “Napalm Girl” — she took a moment to offer us all a somber suggestion that may help bring some sensitivity to those who still endorse the weapons of war for use against our neighbors inside our own country.  more
To the editor: The Jan. 6 hearings have demonstrated how the normalization of lies in political communication has eroded our faith in government and in the validity of elections. more
Harry Wilson doesn’t have the most recognizable name among those running for governor — in either party. But then again, as the self-proclaimed turnaround expert might say, maybe he should. more
There aren’t many people who can say they’ve come close to beating Andrew Cuomo — especially at the height of the former governor’s popularity. But Rob Astorino can. more
New York hasn’t backed a Republican governor since George Pataki was re-elected for the second time some 20 years ago. But Andrew Giuliani is convinced the Democratic policies under longtime Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his successor, Kathy Hochul, have changed the viewpoint of many voters in the state, who are living with higher crime rates, historically high inflation, and ongoing coronavirus pandemic restrictions that even cost Giuliani a chance to participate live in a recent televised debate. more
New York state’s 2022 primary season is now officially a debacle. Due to a state appeals court ruling, candidates running for state senate and congressional seats don’t know what district they could represent, and the voters don’t know what district they live in. more
To the editor: Many of you have no doubt watched a video of Michigan state senator Mallory McMorrow’s forthright response to a far-right colleague’s attempt to paint her as a “groomer” for the LGBTQ community, and a supporter of pedophilia. more
Come 2023, the lines separating the city’s 51 council districts may look a little different. A 15-member commission has begun the process of redrawing boundaries in preparation for next year’s elections, when all seats — including the ones held by Eric Dinowitz, Carmen De La Rosa and Pierina Sanchez — will be up for grabs. more
Since launching his candidacy for the 36th District state senate seat in March, Christian Amato — a Pelham Parkway resident — has kept busy knocking on doors, handing out pamphlets and crafting his campaign message. more
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