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Politics Archive

February 4, 2013
Madam Would-Be Mayor

Hanging out with the crude, playful, openhearted front-runner, Christine Quinn.

January 28, 2013
Lhota and the Old Days

“I am not a tool of Rudy Giuliani,” says mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. But escaping the shadow of America’s mayor may be tougher than he thinks.

January 14, 2013
Cantor, Cornered

Why the House GOP hotshot may not be brash enough.

January 14, 2013
The Left Flank

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has taken on the role of liberal gatekeeper—trying to goad Barack Obama and Andrew Cuomo away from the Democratic center.

December 31, 2012
97 Minutes With Grace Meng

Celebrating the festival of lights with New York’s first Asian-American congresswoman.

December 17, 2012
Noble Nerds

Team Obama has found a way to reframe its brutish election victory.

December 17, 2012
Suckers for Superheroes

We should have known all along that David Petraeus was cheesy. And Lance Armstrong mendacious. And Joe Paterno a coward. And yet.

December 10, 2012
Grover’s Best Trick

How he herds reporters.

December 10, 2012
Outside In

To become mayor, Bill de Blasio has to harness the energies of the outer-boroughs—and paint Christine Quinn as a Bloomberg clone.

December 3, 2012
State of War

The Republicans have thrown down the gauntlet over the possibility that Susan Rice will replace Hillary Clinton. But the winner is already clear.

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