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Public Advocate Letitia James On Her Agenda for New York City

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James takes on her critics and shares her agenda with host Rafael Pi Roman.

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July 10, 2013 4:39 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Joe Hirsch, City Limits  |  July 9, 2013 10:05 AM | Comments
As Campaign 2013's temperature rose, diners at Mott Haven's Camaguey restaurant and voters in Melrose had little interest in their lowest-level officials.
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June 26, 2013 5:24 PM | Updated: November 6, 2013 6:00PM | Comments
Meet the candidates, get voting information and stay up-to-date on the 2013 race for New York City mayor.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor and preview a new PBS documentary about a Broadway classic.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:22 PM | 2 Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to Democratic candidate John Liu about his views on the minimum wage, housing, the NYPD’s controversial “stop and frisk” policy, and the federal investigation that brought down two of Liu’s former associates. VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  June 26, 2013 10:05 AM | Comments
Many in the Brownsville housing project profess no interest in the mayoral race. But that doesn't mean they're disengaged from debate about where New York is headed.
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June 21, 2013 5:19 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor. Democratic candidate and current city Comptroller John Liu joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss a fair wage, stop and frisk, and why he's "the most thoroughly investigated candidate in the history of New York." VIDEO
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June 19, 2013 2:53 PM | Comments
Rebuilding NYC after Sandy, no swimming at NJ beaches, new book on MLK, IKEA wedding vows.VIDEO
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  June 18, 2013 9:36 AM | Comments
It’s a good thing that the primary for the New York City mayor’s race wasn’t scheduled for June–at least for voters in Bayside, Queens.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  June 12, 2013 3:17 PM | Comments
As if the New York City mayor’s race, a string of scandals in the New York legislature and the gubernatorial campaign in New Jersey weren’t enough for the region, a new special senatorial race in the Garden State has been added to the docket for the next few months. VIDEO
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