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Snapchat's move to legalize selfies in the voting booth raises the question: Is there political power in the selfie?
Micah Lasher appears to be glossing over his years as a lobbyist for Michael Bloomberg and as executive director of StudentsFirstNY.
The mayor's lined up a regular radio gig to take listener questions every Friday on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show.
Up next: A white chocolate bar named 'Merkelka.'
Mainstream media is up in arms about giving classified presentations to Trump, yet Clinton walks freely for major national security crimes.
Jimmy Fallon breaks it down to 'Uh-oh’ vs 'I guess.’
New Yorkers will have to pay five cents for plastic bags thanks to a law passed by the City Council.
State Senate Leader John Flanagan doesn't think Mayor Bill de Blasio made a good enough case to keep control of the city's school system.
Even Keith Richards has his limits.
George Will declares war against Donald Trump.
From 17 candidates to one: How the GOP primary ended with Donald Trump as the nominee.
Bill de Blasio faced off against Terence Murphy and John DeFrancisco over mayoral control in Albany.
John Kasich will exit the Republican primary, leaving Donald Trump to claim the nomination.
Her corrupt party politics have inspired thousands of voters to support Sanders for president—no matter what.
Discussions of devolution are as American as apple pie.
Sen. Ted Cruz is ending his bid for president—making it almost certain that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee.
Donald Trump celebrated his conquest of the Hoosier State from home
The line between meaningful reform and what would have helped Mr. Sanders in 2016 is not particularly grey, but the Sanders campaign seems to be crossing it. If they go to the convention pushing for the reforms that would have helped Mr. Sanders against Ms. Clinton this year, the progressive supporters will not be reforming anything. Rather they will be part of the sad coda to a campaign that increasingly seems more like a misbegotten messianic movement than a political revolution. This is not only bad politics, it is pointless. Who cares if the rules are changed now so that they would have helped Mr. Sanders a few months ago, particularly because nobody has any idea who the next progressive candidate will be or what combination of electoral structures would work to his or her advantage?
"Those are not the actions of a basically honest person. Those are the actions of a scheming, corrupt politician."
There is an unmistakable tone that has seized our public sphere that has made not only our politics but many forms of open exchange dismally disengaged from opposing viewpoints.