Government & Politics

Historian Terry Golway Explores the Other Side of Tammany Hall

Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.

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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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NJ Today Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron  |  May 29, 2013 11:16 AM | Comments
President Barack Obama visited the Jersey Shore to see the recovery progress after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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May 24, 2013 1:27 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus we’ll have 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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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  May 21, 2013 9:48 AM | Comments
The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  May 14, 2013 10:27 AM | 2 Comments
On the northeastern end of former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s district, which once straddled Brooklyn and Queens, voters are not looking forward to the disgraced former congressman’s potential candidacy for mayor of New York City.
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 8, 2013 3:06 PM | Comments
New York City thrives because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, but last fall Superstorm Sandy tested the man-made infrastructure across all five boroughs and some parts of the region are still reeling from the damage.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  May 7, 2013 9:50 AM | Comments
When it comes to picking the next mayor, many haven’t made a choice–and they’re not thrilled with what’s on the menu.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 1, 2013 3:17 PM | 1 Comment
Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an interview with New York City Housing Authority General Manager Cecil House about what’s ahead for the agency and its tenants, as well as lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Matthew J. Perlman, City Limits  |  April 30, 2013 9:48 AM | Comments
Voters in Mott Haven are undecided about the mayor's race, but do know what they want in the next mayor: the good of Bloomberg without the bad.
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