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Charles Lyons  |  February 1, 2013 1:32 PM | Comments
Mayor Koch passed away February 1 from congestive heart failure. He was 88. You can watch our recent interview with him and hear him reflect on his long and colorful career and his love of New York City.VIDEO
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Rafael Pi Roman  |  February 1, 2013 1:31 PM | Comments
Anchor Rafael Pi Roman reflects on New York's former mayor and MetroFocus curates thoughts and tweets from the social media world.
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January 4, 2013 7:02 PM | Comments
MetroFocus follows the hurricane recovery money, checks in with a New Jersey school, and presents a Solutions Story on homeless youth.VIDEO
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says there's no connection between a $2 million contribution from the Gaming Association and his casino plan. The plan itself has hit major snags. AP/Hans Pennink
John Farley  |  March 15, 2012 8:21 AM | Updated: March 15, 2012 1:20 PM | 28 Comments
An abridged version of the long and complex 2011-2012 New York redistricting story could read, "quite a mess." But it could be messier.
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City Hall News  |  October 3, 2011 10:23 AM | Comments
The leader of the Occupy Wall Street movement would be a winner if that group had a leader. The NYPD's pepper-spray wielding Anthony Bologna would be a loser, if we thought he'd be punished.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. Koch believes there are certain times when it's appropriate for the mayor to conceal personal information about his staff from the public.
Ed Koch  |  September 12, 2011 6:00 AM | 5 Comments
I would have asked the deputy mayor to join me in the Blue Room and say, "Because of a personal matter involving my wife...I have told the mayor that I am resigning."
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September 8, 2011 2:26 PM | Comments
My 9/11: New York City is a true miracle. Why? Because of the resilience of its people.
Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Chris Bragg for City Hall News  |  August 18, 2011 11:00 AM | 1 Comment
New York's first politician imperiled by voting for same-sex marriage isn’t an upstate Republican -- it’s a Democratic Assemblyman from New York City scrambling for support in a special election.
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Ed Koch  |  August 8, 2011 1:03 PM | 1 Comment
Former New York Gov. Hugh Carey died on Sunday, Aug. 7. Three-term New York City Mayor Ed Koch gives a personal tribute to the man he calls the "greatest governor of the modern era."
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