all stories tagged "politics"


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June 12, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  June 11, 2013 11:56 AM | Comments
Upper West Side voters like Councilwoman Gale Brewer, a candidate for Manhattan borough president, but otherwise few are paying attention to any candidates outside of the mayor’s race.
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June 7, 2013 3:26 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
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Michael Aron, NJ Today  |  June 7, 2013 11:13 AM | Comments
Jeff Chiesa was a surprise pick. Of the dozen or more names in circulation this week, the pundits overlooked one of Chris Christie’s closest confidantes.VIDEO
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May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
An update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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April 17, 2013 3:09 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Two separate cases involving bribery and corruption resulted in arrests of politicians.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  April 16, 2013 12:41 PM | Comments
So far, most residents haven't found what they're looking for—or even done much looking.
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  April 9, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
On the Five Borough Ballot this week, residents of Bayside, Queens talk to City & State about the latest corruption allegations.
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David Howard King, Gotham Gazette  |  April 8, 2013 10:29 AM | Comments
Corruption and reform are an evergreen call-and-response of politics in Albany.
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