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We need a ‘Grand Bargain’ between the Legislature and the public

Somewhere hidden behind the embarrassing, odoriferous circus tent that is the 2016 presidential election is an imminent important decision over salaries for members of the New York State Assembly and Senate, the state judiciary and some executive branch positions.

In elections, press is public's best friend

Media isn't out to get Trump, it's out to get the facts

Jennifer Rubin: The seven dumbest defenses of Trump

Donald Trump is headed for a colossal loss

Froma Harrop: Hillary was no enabler; and neither was Jackie Kennedy or Eleanor Roosevelt

Hillary as an “enabler” who knew all about Bill’s various affairs

George Will: Our ‘quiet catastrophe’: Men choosing to not seek work

“quiet catastrophe” - without social turmoil or even debate

One more time for the ERA?

Women still disagree over the definition of equality, so clearly we haven’t come a long way, baby, and we’re not there yet.

Linda Chavez: Round 2: Much at stake for both candidates on Sunday

Stakes couldn’t be higher for both presidential candidates

Charles Krauthammer: History and logic have no place in this year’s election

Weeks from the election, what is the main event of the day?

David Harsanyi: Why not give Clinton immunity and spare us the drama

Hillary Clinton’s illegal private server and emails

Linda Chavez: Trump and Clinton poor messengers on law and order

Trump has tried to make “law and order” one of his signature

Froma Harrop: California could lower drug prices for us all

Washington’s tolerance for — and protection of — price gouging on drugs

Jennifer Rubin: Voters learned plenty from Trump’s awful debate night

Winner of the post-debate spin is as important as the winner of the actual debate

Froma Harrop: Could Britain be fourth NAFTA member?

How about NAFTA?

You can not vote and still complain. But vote anyway.

On Primary Day earlier this month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke briefly to reporters about the importance of voting — a topic dear to my heart.

Eugene Robinson: Don't let Trump undo vital progress on climate change

Scientists are confident that 2016 will be the hottest year

Charles Krauthammer: Hillary sharpens, Trump softens. He’s rising, she’s not

Attack. Relentlessly. Paint your opponent as extremist, volatile, clueless, unfit, dangerous

George Will: Road to GOP keeping control of U.S. Senate could run through Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is flecked with casualties the stubborn economic sluggishness

Complain all you want; The problem lies with us

For a nation that sees itself as the pinnacle of democratic self-government, we have some very odd ways of going about proving it.

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