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The City Politic Archive

April 24, 2006
The Third Man

Michael Bloomberg is the blueprint for a great purple candidate. And his top political adviser is pushing him to run.

April 10, 2006
Hillary at the Gate

With immigration and Dubai, Senator Clinton is triangulating a foreign policy, one issue at a time. Too bad Iraq is part of the triangle.

February 20, 2006
Mom School

Fixing Children’s Services is only half the battle. A new program, the Nurse-Family Partnership, helps mothers avoid trouble before it occurs.

February 6, 2006
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March 6, 2006
The Legacy Crisis

Bloomberg’s bankroll of political capital is almost as big as his real one. And he’d better start spending it—or he’s going to lose it.

March 27, 2006
The Multiple-Eliot Problem

Spitzer the crusader, Spitzer the schmoozer, Spitzer the populist, Spitzer the insider. Which one is running? Which one will govern?

January 16, 2006
Who’s Afraid of Big Brother?

Memo to Ray Kelly: Just because you’ve built your own intelligence arm doesn’t mean you have to use all of the Bush administration’s tactics.

December 26, 2005
The Suozzi-Spitzer Showdown

Finally, the Democratic Party has two good-government titans. Get ready for them to tear each other apart.

December 12, 2005
The Speech She Won't Give

Finally, Hillary Clinton, the most careful of politicians, says what she really thinks.

November 28, 2005
What's a Spitzer Democrat?

Eliot Spitzer’s attacks on Wall Street give him populist appeal—but is he a Cuomo-style progressive? Not by a long shot.