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Now will they get the message?

Silver sentencing shows corrupt lawmakers that they'll be punished severely for their crimes

Joe Conason: Sanders: Help unite party to ensure message carries on

Time is coming when Bernie Sanders should declare victory

Create a $200 bill to recognize Tubman

*Create a $200 bill to recognize Tubman
*Unequal pay shows up in pro golf prizes
*No need to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in U.S.

Time for corruption prevention legislation

Another scandal, another chance to stop corruption in Albany. But will they do it?

E.J. Dionne: By playing 'woman card,' Trump deals Clinton votes

Donald Trump has decided that sexism in the quest for victory is no vice

No apology needed for Hiroshima bomb

*No apology needed for Hiroshima bomb
*Presidency requires experience, answers
*Venezuela is example of failed socialism
*Plea in restaurant theft not sign of guilt
*Trump is the strong president U.S. needs
*Girls Inc. deserves a big round of applause

High Notes

Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

George Will: What happens in Puerto Rico will spread to mainland

Puerto Rico, an awkward legacy of America's 1898 testosterone spill

Silver has earned a long prison sentence

*Silver has earned a long prison sentence
*Child abuse a tragedy that is out of control
*Actually, America is not doing all that well
*Thanks to the helpful folks in Duanesburg
*Grateful for all GE's contributions to area

Remove the legal impediment to punishing child sex abusers

It’s time the federal and state governments stood up to protect sexual assault victims instead of their abusers.

Union College/city dispute part of larger issue

Non-profits that use substantial amounts of public services should have to pay the city in some capacity.

Easy voting, clear election rules not so much to ask

For a few unprecedented weeks in April, New York was the center of the primary process.

Suicide rate needs urgent attention

Alarming increase across almost all age and socioeconomic categories requires changes in attitude, action

Eugene Robinson: Elizabeth Warren as VP would help Clinton against Trump

Running mates? It's not even May, and already we're talking running mates?

Union is in the city; it should pay fair share

*Union is in the city; it should pay fair share
*Column neglected GE's contributions
*Base environmental action on fact, reason
*Gilbert deserves new term on Shen board
*Think Oudt-side the box for casino roads

Taking away guns isn't the answer

*Taking away guns isn't the answer

Primaries should stay closed

People enrolled in political parties, not outsiders, should determine a party's candidates.

Excited about cage match: Union vs. city

*Excited about cage match: Union vs. city
*Niskayuna wrong to fire its rowing coach
*Trump rise explained by examining history
*Look to NYC codes to protect old buildings

How will the politicians solve America's problems

*How will the politicians solve America's problems

Does the train station redesign have to cost so much?

Explore alternatives to driving up price of Schenectady rail station by $900,000.

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