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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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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Nathaniel Herz, The New York World  |  April 5, 2013 1:31 PM | Comments
For the second time in three days, a state legislator has been indicted on alleged criminal conspiracy — and Assemblyman Stevenson of the Bronx is not the only one implicated.
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Center for an Urban Future  |  April 5, 2013 10:56 AM | Comments
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a new proposal to harness the incredible power of New York City's branch libraries.
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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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Rafael Pi Roman  |  April 3, 2013 9:44 AM | Updated: April 11, 2013 9:26AM | Comments
In a wide-ranging interview, Cuba's famous blogger speaks to MetroFocus anchor Rafael Pi Roman about her home country.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  April 2, 2013 9:53 AM | Comments
On The Five Borough Ballot this week: perspectives from Artie’s Diner, where voters are still waiting for their matzo ball soup to cool before they make a decision in the race.
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Curtis Skinner, The New York World  |  April 1, 2013 4:23 PM | Comments
One victim of the federal budget sequester: medical training programs bringing physicians to underserved communities.
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Jessica Siegel, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  April 1, 2013 9:51 AM | Comments
East Brooklyn Churches typically work behind the scenes. But they've made headlines by forcing candidates to provide detailed housing, school and policing proposals.
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Voices of NY  |  March 29, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced eight new programs to foster job training.
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