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EDITORIAL: Making Sure Corrupt Politicians Do Time For Their Crimes

If you can’t get the New York state Legislature to act, you go to Congress. That’s where the crusade against corruption in Albany is heading now.

It’s hardly the place known for getting things done. But now that the former two most powerful figures in the state Legislature are both walking free after being found guilty of bribery and extortion, we can’t afford the sit-and-wait game anymore.

Op-Ed: War on Terrorism Memorial will honor veterans of America's longest conflict

For a generation of Americans and military members, the Global War on Terrorism launched after the Sept. 11 attacks has been the defining military engagement of their lifetimes. Spanning numerous military operations across multiple continents, this conflict has dramatically changed the previously held understanding of war, both on the battlefield and in our society. Now, it is changing how we approach honoring those who have served.

Fitzpatrick pushes bipartisanship for health care fix

The clock is ticking for action on the Affordable Care Act following last month's failure to repeal and replace President Obama's signature legislation.

While seated at a corner table at Garden of Eatin restaurant in Levittown on Wednesday afternoon, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, said he recognized the sense of urgency on stabilizing the individual markets.