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While the red wave failed to materialize throughout the country, it did manage to come ashore in New York. Democrats lost almost every competitive Congressional election this cycle, and Republican Lee Zeldin came within five points of Democratic incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul — one of the closest gubernatorial races in decades. more
To the editor: Now that the Republicans control the U.S. House, let the investigations begin! more
What a difference a day makes, as the old song goes. The day before Election Day, liberals and progressives feared the worst: a solidly “MAGA” takeover of the House and Senate. Consider these expectations that proved unwarranted: more
If the 2022 midterm elections will be remembered for anything, it will be the congressional and gubernatorial Republican “red wave” that wasn’t. more
Events this summer have unambiguously demonstrated that, to much of the nation, the hard right majority on the Supreme Court of the United States stands for injustice, while the “just-the-facts, ma’am” U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol stands for justice. more
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
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