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“HRC” Authors on the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Even with presidential elections more than two years away, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is a leading contender for the Democratic nomination.

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Diane Jeantet, City Limits  |  April 24, 2013 10:42 AM | Comments
Some mayoral candidates want to restore programs that place homeless families in regular housing. But one think-tank believes those programs drive shelter demand.
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Nick Powell, City & State  |  April 23, 2013 9:56 AM | Comments
With a certain former congressman making waves in the New York City mayoral race, are Staten Island voters ready to forgive and forget?
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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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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.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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April 12, 2013 2:51 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus: political corruption in Albany and New York City and why the voters aren't reacting.VIDEO
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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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Voices of NY  |  April 8, 2013 11:33 AM | Comments
Twenty-two Latinos will receive compensation for damages from a settlement with ICE as a result of illegal raids the agency carried out on Long Island in 2006 and 2007.
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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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