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Why Don’t More ‘New Americans’ Run for Political Office?

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:04
How can political parties and activists recruit more immigrants or children of immigrants to run for office? It might be as simple as asking them.

De Blasio: Bloomberg Is Too Rich to Be Elected President

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 15:15
"The people of this country are not going to turn to a billionaire to solve problems that were created largely by billionaires," Mr. de Blasio said today. "They're just not."

De Blasio Administration Agrees to Decriminalization of Low-Level Offenses

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 14:38
"It will create a system where the punishment fits the crime," Melissa Mark-Viverito said.

Entertainment Industry Sellouts Line Up to Support Hillary Clinton

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:45
Like the candidate they endorse, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry and Kanye West are byproducts of a system overrun by corporations.

Senators From Bernie Sanders’ High School End Up Snubbing Him

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:29
Norm Coleman and Chuck Schumer took a pass on their Madison High chum.

Zephyr Teachout Says She’s Running for Congress

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 12:50
Zephyr Teachout is back.

Teflon Trump Battles Reservoir Dogs

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 09:05
Beware of bullets across Fifth Avenue—De Blasio isn't impressed.

Hillary Clinton’s Grand Canyon of Deep Distrust

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:45
How her cynical attacks on Sanders have left a sour taste in the mouths of democrats.

An Open Letter to Sarah Palin

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 18:13
While I do not propose to speak for all veterans, I am clearly not alone in my views regarding your unfortunate statements.

The Return of Wetwork: KGB Goons Radiated a Former Associate in London

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 11:07
Under Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin employs assassination abroad as state policy in a manner not seen in Moscow since Stalin

Pols STILL Behaving Badly: Political Viciousness in the Young Republic

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:00
If history tells us anything, the inane squabbles infecting our nation will pass.

Cuomo Warns Compromise on New 421a Program Would Be ‘Political Dynamite’

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:47
Andrew Cuomo said extending 421a to condos in exchange for prevailing wages could prove a combustible combination.

A Blizzard is Coming and the Mayor and the Governor Really Want You to Stay Home

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 16:41
"Try to stay in to the maximum extent possible," Mr. de Blasio cautioned at a press briefing at the Office of Emergency Management.

De Blasio Officials Struggle Mightily to Justify Horse Carriage Plan to Council

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:29
Top officials from Bill de Blasio's office were short on answers when questioned over the his plan to restrict horse carriages and pedicabs.

Next Week/This Week: The Neighsayers

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:54
It's all horse youknowhat.

Eva Moskowitz Defends Success Academy Charter Chain From Critics

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:33
Eva Moskowitz defended her charter school network today from its critics—including the media, city government, teachers unions, and angry former parents.

Bernie vs. Hillary, Inevitably, Is Now Getting Furious

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 11:07
With the Iowa caucuses almost a week away, the Clinton and Sanders campaigns have engaged in inevitable warfare, fitting for what has become a two-horse Democratic primary reminiscent of 2008.

Women Won’t Save Hillary

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 11:01
Women won't help Hillary Clinton the way African-Americans helped President Obama.

The Real Estate Community Is Scrambling to Get the Lapsed 421a Tax Break Back

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 10:54
On Friday afternoon, hours before New York City’s largest and most controversial tax break was set to end at midnight, some were acting like the city was bracing for a nuclear blast.

Sanders, Trump and Cruz Incite Panicked Hysteria From the Washington Establishment

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 09:29
The day of reckoning is approaching both parties like the Titanic approaching the iceberg.