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New York politics – from City Hall to Albany

Five Stories for the End of a Heatwave

July 26th, 2011
When temperatures rocket over 100 degrees and don’t drop below 80, even at night, most of us don’t have the wherewithal to care about any news other than when the heat ...

David Weprin in Brief (But Not Briefs)

A look at the Democrat's refreshingly tedious 2011 record
July 12th, 2011
David I. Weprin, the Democratic Party’s candidate to fill Rep. Anthony Weiner’s now vacant seat, is supposed to be interested in the position because his political career ...

Same-Sex Marriage: What Happens Now?

June 28th, 2011
On the grand, historical level of accounting, this past weekend’s victory for same-sex marriage advocates represents a victory for equality and for civil rights. The ...