Alfonse D'Amato
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When Medicare and Medicaid were created in the 1960s, they received strong support in Congress from both parties. Then, in the 1990s, a bipartisan coalition added the Children’s Health Insurance Program . . . more
Remember when observers marveled that Ronald Reagan was the Teflon president, because nothing thrown at him by his adversaries seemed to stick? His naturally sunny disposition . . . more
Sometimes good news comes quietly, and in ways that point in positive directions. The past couple of weeks have seen some real progress on several important fronts . . . more
Almost every survey of Americans today shows a serious lack of trust in government. From the national to the local level, citizens doubt whether their government . . . more
Despite all the hand-wringing in the media — which thrives on conflict and disasters — there are many good signs for the U.S. in 2018 that bode well for the country, if we’ll just . . . more
There is no military threat against the United States that looms larger than North Korea. Its dictator, Kim Jong-un, has said that his goal is to . . . more
The endless Russia controversy continues to swirl around President Trump, fanned by his political opponents and the national media, distracting the president and Congress from other pressing national business. more
The president’s State of the Union address gave a good picture of the nation’s economy and the positive direction America is heading. And it offered hope that some of the more contentious issues we face might finally be addressed. more
It’s said that every election has consequences. True enough. And some elections also carry a message. While the consequences of last week’s elections . . . more
Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . . more
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