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Politics Archive

June 17, 2013
Candidate Who

Bill Thompson has a natural base and surprising allies beyond it. Now he has to make peace with the sound bite.

June 3, 2013
Hot Dog Days

With Weiner in, Quinn drifting, Liu seething, and Thompson and De Blasio dueling, the campaign is about to get warm.

May 27, 2013
Keeping Up With Joe Hynes

The Brooklyn D.A. gets his television show.

May 20, 2013
Winning With Weiner

Don’t laugh—it’s not impossible.

May 6, 2013
Is Quinn’s Flip Showing?

Christine Quinn’s shifting term-limits position may cost her—but not in the way everyone thinks.

April 22, 2013
The Second Act for Obama’s First-Termers

President Obama’s new team is almost in place, which means a slew of Washington insiders have had to find new gigs.

April 22, 2013
The Albany Machiavelli

With unmatched political virtuosity, Andrew Cuomo has so far bent the state capital to his will. But things are about to get a lot tougher.

March 25, 2013
What Is Dick Cheney Trying to Tell Us?

In the new Showtime documentary The World According to Dick Cheney, the ex-veep has plenty to say about 9/11, his former boss, and his legacy.

March 25, 2013
“Yes, I’m Black—Duh”

Bill Thompson and the strange place of race in this year’s mayor’s race.

March 11, 2013
Back on the Trail

When disgraced South Carolina governor Mark Sanford decided to run for office again, he asked his ex-wife, Jenny, for her blessing. Whether he has her vote is another matter.

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