Government & Politics

Mayor de Blasio Requests Education, Housing Funding on Annual Tin Cup Day

After greeting legislators he hit on a familiar theme right off the bat: inequality.

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January 22, 2015 10:50 AM | Comments
The longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has turned himself in to the FBI.VIDEO
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January 16, 2015 12:51 PM | Comments

The arrest of powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly Democrat Sheldon Silver, a municipal ID card with cultural benefits and grant winner Ai-jen Poo’s organization to help domestic workers.

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January 15, 2015 3:04 PM | Comments

Community leaders and retired NYPD officers on the growing divide between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD, Founder and CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools Eva Moskowitz and ice sculptor Mark Crouthamel transforms ice into complex sculptures and winter wonderlands.

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January 15, 2015 3:03 PM | 4 Comments
The dispute between the mayor and some in the NYPD has been undeniable since hundreds of police turned their backs on the mayor.VIDEO
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January 13, 2015 1:08 PM | Comments

Community leaders and retired NYPD officers on the growing divide between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD, Founder and CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools Eva Moskowitz and ice sculptor Mark Crouthamel transforms ice into complex sculptures and winter wonderlands.

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January 8, 2015 3:51 PM | Comments
The late Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York, looks back at his childhood, his Italian family, his baseball career and his extraordinary political career.VIDEO
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January 6, 2015 6:34 PM | Comments
The late Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York, looks back at his childhood, his Italian family, his baseball career and his extraordinary political career.VIDEO
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January 1, 2015 9:45 PM | 2 Comments
Cuomo devoted most of his life to politics, but he was also proud of his heritage as a New Yorker and as the son of Italian immigrants.VIDEO
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December 18, 2014 2:46 PM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Marisa Wong  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
While the federal definition of poverty is most often based solely on income, here in the most expensive city in America, there is a growing concern that poverty needs to be redefined.VIDEO
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