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  1. new york city
    The Man Who Is Glitterbombing New York City Politics“I feel like I am playing with the house money here,” says Corey Johnson. “I mean, I can’t believe I am Speaker! I can’t believe I am Speaker!”
  2. city politics
    The First Lady of New York City Believes Weed Should Be LegalizedBut the Mayor is “not there yet.”
  3. obits
    Brooklyn District Attorney Dies at 50Thompson’s death comes just five days after he announced that he had cancer.
  4. Cuomo Camp Sends de Blasio Passive-Aggressive Holiday GreetingThey’re excited that the mayor is “learning from mistakes.”
  5. job changes
    Another Official Working on Homelessness in NYC Is Stepping DownDeputy Mayor Lilliam Barrios-Paoli left the de Blasio administration a few months ago.
  6. urban planning
    When Will de Blasio See the Light on Parks?The mayor is ignoring one of the most cost-effective ways of easing New Yorkers’ lives, irrespective of income.
  7. fight!
    Cuomo Is Much Nicer to de Blasio Than ‘Cuomo Administration Official’“He says what he says, I say what I say, and I’ll let him speak for himself.”
  8. city politics
    Bill de Blasio Doesn’t Bother Going Anonymous to Complain About Cuomo“I’m not going to be surprised if these statements lead to some attempts at revenge.”
  9. Puddles of Urine, Rats Found in NYC SheltersThe city’s homeless shelters house nearly 12,000 families in fewer than 150 shelters. 
  10. where are they now
    Christine Quinn Has a New Job, TooShe’s joined the board of NARAL Pro-Choice New York.
  11. de mayor
    De Blasio Defends $40 Million Central Park Five Settlement on Moral GroundsBut steers clear of the legal issues.
  12. early and awkard
    Charlie Rangel Wins Last-Minute Endorsement From Governor CuomoCoincidentally, a new poll has him up by 13 points.
  13. bill de blasio's new york
    Central Park Five Settle With the City for $40 MillionThe exonerated men will receive even more than expected.
  14. city politics
    What’s at Stake in the Nasty Charlie Rangel–Adriano Espaillat RematchAside from 22-term congressman’s pride.
  15. city politics
    Central Park Five Settlement May Cost the City MillionsCorrecting a “huge injustice” isn’t cheap.
  16. city politics
    The Gay Rights Battle Over New York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade: A HistoryDe Blasio picks up where Dinkins left off.
  17. City Politics
    Christine Quinn Gives Special Treatment to Pigs-in-a-BlanketEating is part of the job.
  18. city politics
    Ed Koch Sees Bloomberg’s New York as a Paradise of Racial HarmonyNot everyone would agree.
  19. Newtown’s Own Gun-Control Law Couldn’t PassThe pro-gun lobby was too strong for the city council.
  20. the third terminator
    New York City Still Requires Fingerprints for Food StampsA new City Council bill puts pressure on Bloomberg to change the rules.
  21. baldwinning
    Alec Baldwin Is Very Serious About Running for MayorNot in 2013, though.
  22. Cy Vance Jr. Quickly Immersed in Harsh D.A. PoliticsBloomberg is already testing his mettle, and he hasn’t even taken office yet.
  23. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Would Rather You Pay for That Parking TicketThe mayor is in a fight with the City Council over parking-ticket grace periods.