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Chris Smith

June 6, 2011 | The City Politic
The Gay Marriage Planner

Cuomo ’s strategy involves unlikely partners like Dean Skelos. Can he get everyone to the altar?

April 4, 2011 |
The Gamer

Using stealth, seduction, and the threat of a government shutdown, Andrew Cuomo is on the verge of winning round one in the perennial battle of the governor versus Albany.

February 14, 2011 | Features
“Just Smile”

Mayor Bloomberg hired magazine executive Cathie Black as schools chancellor to sell his educational philosophy to the public. But she’s having a hard enough time selling herself.

December 20, 2010 |
14. Because Our Mayor Knows What He Thinks—and Sometimes He’s Even Right

It isn’t that Michael Bloomberg is stubborn, exactly. He does listen to advice. He does, occasionally, admit to error.

November 29, 2010 | The City Politic
The Mike and Andy Show

For now it’s a buddy movie—till the budget cuts come.

October 25, 2010 | The City Politic
How Andrew Cuomo Lost

He’s going to be governor—but by playing it safe, he gave up a chance to start leading.

October 4, 2010 |
Where Have All the Political Parties Gone?

Working Families swoops into the void.

October 4, 2010 |
Open City

An inside look at the center of the Bloomberg administration’s bureaucracy, and the epicenter of Michael Bloomberg’s singular domination of what’s left of New York’s Establishment.

September 20, 2010 | TV Profiles
America Is a Joke

The worst of times for politics and media has been the best of times for The Daily Show’s host—and unfortunately things are getting even funnier.

August 2, 2010 | Features
Knocking on Harlem's Door

As Charlie Rangel struggles, a new generation of insurgents is jockeying for position.

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