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Expanded family leave pay helps us all

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016
What does the term “family values” mean to you? The term is often bandied about with very little explanation as to what it means.

John Stossel: Candidates backing ethanol are running on empty

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016
Cars run on fuel. Politicians run on votes, and they’ll do almost anything to get them

George Will: In Iowa, showing signs of civic health

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016
When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian

Susan Estrich: GOP nomination could fall to Rubio

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016
You can pick your headline for Iowa: “Trump Didn’t Win!” “Hillary Didn’t Lose!” “Rubio’s the One!”

Joe Conason: Is there only one true progressive in presidential race?

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
The Democratic Party is trending leftward

Now is the time for action on autism

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the country, and there is a crisis for support services that needs immediate attention.

Eugene Robinson: What’s with all the losers proclaiming victory in Iowa?

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
Only thing missing from Marco Rubio's victory speech Monday night was the victory

Froma Harrop: Cheap oil hasn’t been bad for environment

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016
Collapsing prices for oil would make clean energy relatively more expensive

Charles Krauthammer: The three-sided fight for soul of the GOP

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
The prospect of socialist Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic nomination remains far-fetched.

David Harsanyi: What if (gulp) Trump wins?

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Many potential outcomes to a Donald Trump GOP nomination

George Will: Smart tax reform would ignite growth

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
Woodrow Wilson called paying taxes a “glorious privilege.”
Improving Schenectady's schools: City needs major initiative to help poor

Improving Schenectady's schools: City needs major initiative to help poor

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
Yes, yes, the Schenectady City School District deserves its fair share of state funding and then some more — a lot more. But even then, would school leaders be able to guarantee an increase in test scores and graduation rates?
Improving Schenectady's schools: Build strong foundation for reading, writing

Improving Schenectady's schools: Build strong foundation for reading, writing

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
Widespread urban poverty, combined with a high rate of renters' transiency, wreak havoc on the lives of many young children and students and their families and on the district's educational mission.

Eugene Robinson: Insurrection candidates making a lasting impression

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
Whoever wins Monday in Iowa: Traditional politics and politicians have failed

Compromise needed on NY state school funding

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
Solely eliminating the GEA is not the answer to the grotesquely inadequate funding of the Schenectady City School District.

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