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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.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Kira Cohen and John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 5:15 PM | Updated: September 1, 2011 01:52 PM | 4 Comments
The five month saga that was the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case comes to a close this week as the former chief of the International Monetary Fund prepares to return to Paris.
More than 1.8 million city residents received foods stamps in December, 2010. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Did welfare reform help or hurt New York City?
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John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin will be running against retired television exec and Republican Bob Turner for former Congressman Anthony Weiner's seat. What's at stake in this election and...does it matter?
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John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
When Forest City Ratner announced their plan to build the $2.5 billion Atlantic Yards in Prospect Heights, Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky turned on their cameras.VIDEO
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
July 10, 2011 6:53 PM | 1 Comment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has had a busy six months, full of what some might call legislative miracles.
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John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
City Council Member Chin's bill would impose fines, jailtime on those who purchase counterfeit goods.
MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 2 Comments
In the past decade, bicycle commuting in New York City increased by 262 percent. Know the rules of the road and protect yourself and others.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
Whether it's a summer heatwave or a midwinter storm, here are tips for what to break out in a blackout.
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
In small claims court, you can sue people, corporations, associations and partnerships for up to $5,000 without a lawyer. Here's what you need to know.
Assemblyman David Weprin (pictured) will run against Republican Bob Turner in Tuesday's special election for the 9th Congressional District. Recent political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could turn the historically Democratic district against Weprin. Flickr/azipaybarah.
City Hall News  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Updated: July 10, 2011 | Comments
Everything to be said about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's string of victories has been said tenfold. So on to this week’s more unsung winners, and yes, the losers too…
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