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The City Politic

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    Waiting (and Waiting) for an Adams DoctrineSix months into a highly energetic mayoralty, how has Eric Adams changed the city — if at all?
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    What Happened to the Left in New York on Tuesday?Up and down the ballot, progressives couldn’t break through. The energy of the Trump years is gone, and it’s not clear what may replace it.
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    Is Eric Adams All Talk?Six months in, the mayor is facing questions about what, exactly, he’s doing to fix New York.
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    The Fight to Make Sure Yeshiva Schools Provide a Secular Education, TooThe state hasn’t been ensuring children at religious schools receive an adequate secular education. A new court order could change that.
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    Kill the Commute for GoodTrekking into Manhattan five days a week never made sense for most white-collar workers.
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    Is New York Ready for Recession?The economic warning lights are flashing red.
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    Maybe Bill de Blasio Deserves a ComebackThe former mayor stooping to run for Congress is absurd, but a little less so when considering his record.
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    6 Things to Know About New York’s New Congressional MapThe final redistricting map was revised to avoid a civil-rights firestorm, but it still creates a complicated mess for Democrats.
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    Why the Brooklyn Democratic Party Is at War With ItselfA fight over neighborhood patronage gigs has led to threats, insults, accusations, lawsuits, and an effort to oust the party’s first female boss.
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    Eric Adams Can’t Afford to Lose the New York PostWith crime surging, his brief honeymoon with the still-powerful tabloid appears to be over.
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    Letitia James Announces Legislation to Fund Abortion ProvidersThe bill would create a New York State fund to support abortion providers and nonprofit organizations, as well as help out-of-state abortion seekers.
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    New York Is Failing Its COVID-Orphaned KidsThousands of New York City children lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19. They and other at-risk kids still aren’t getting the support they need.
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    Regular New Yorkers Fight Crime, TooMayor Adams needs to realize that cops aren’t the only crimefighters, as average New Yorkers proved during the hunt for the subway shooter.
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    The Trials of Alvin BraggThe Manhattan DA was meant to reform New York’s justice system and bring down Donald Trump. Three months into his tenure, both prospects look shaky.
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    Eric Adams Has COVIDHe tested positive on Sunday, his 100th day in office.
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    Eric Adams Says He’s ‘Getting Stuff Done.’ What Stuff?After 100 days in office, the mayor has made little progress delivering on his campaign promises — and some seem to have been forgotten entirely.
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    AOC’s Warning for Democrats: ‘We’re in Trouble’The progressive star says she’s been vindicated about Joe Manchin and that President Biden must go it alone to save their party in the fall.
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    Eric Adams Isn’t Off to a Great Start on Public SafetyAs Adams nears 100 days in office, there’s already good reason to wonder if the results of his public safety strategy will ever match his rhetoric.
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    New York’s Homelessness Crisis Needs More Than ThisLawmakers need to invest far more to help the New Yorkers with mental illness who live on the streets and in the subway.
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    Sports Betting Will Bring a Wave of Misery to New YorkFacilitating addiction across the state is a high price to pay for all that tax revenue.
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    Judges Can Be Dangerous, TooMayor Adams and other bail-reform opponents want judges to be able to use “dangerousness” to set bail, but that comes with its own perils.
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    New York’s Overlooked Diabetes Epidemic Is a Bigger Scandal Than ‘Fishgate’Communities of color are losing their battle against type 2 diabetes. That needs far more attention than Eric Adams’s occasional branzino.
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    The Risks of Overselling Violence InterruptionThe strategy has shown promise, but it’s not the miracle cure politicians are suggesting.
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    Slain Cops Paid the Ultimate Price for Society’s FailuresThe city must do more than praise the bravery of police it sends into harm’s way.
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    Everyone Needs to Take a Deep Breath About Alvin BraggHis criminal-justice reforms have prompted a freak-out, but they’re reasonable — and exactly what he promised.
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    ‘His First Week in Office Has Been Quite Extraordinary’The mayoralty of Eric Adams is very new — so why does it feel like so much has already happened?
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    Voting Isn’t Enough to Protect a Democracy Under ThreatNew Yorkers must take individual action to ensure that January 6 wasn’t a preview of something much worse.
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    Mayor Adams’s Big, Beaming DebutAfter the old mayor dropped the ball, Eric Adams vowed a New Year’s comeback for the city he now runs. It’s not yet clear what that will entail.
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    A New Mayor, a New BeginningAs the curtain rises on the Adams administration, it’s worth looking back at how previous mayors have handled the act of taking office.
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    New York’s Prisons Are Turning Into Senior CentersWith COVID raging through the facilities, it’s time for Kathy Hochul to take action to protect older inmates.
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    The Education of Eric AdamsWhen the new mayor takes office, keep a close eye on what happens in New York City schools.
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    Bill de Blasio Did What New Yorkers WantedYet as the mayor prepares to leave office, he remains stubbornly unpopular.
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    Is Tish James Aiming Higher Than Governor? Stay Tuned.James dropped out of a winnable race, suggesting her high-stakes inquiry into the Trump Organization could be a national launching pad.
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    Why New York City’s Low Voter Turnout Isn’t the Problem Everybody Says It IsThe city’s voting system is far from perfect. But don’t buy the argument that it needs an overhaul to get more people to the polls.
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    Kathy Hochul’s Got Seven MonthsTo govern. To campaign. And to tell New Yorkers what, if anything, she believes in.
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    A New Era for Latino Politics in New York?There’s no shortage of political talent — but the fast-growing community is still underrepresented at the highest levels of power.
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    Eric Adams Needs to Knock Off the Globe-trottingThe mayor-elect’s frequent international jaunts could come at a political cost.
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    What It Means That New York Just Elected Its Second Black MayorA generation after David Dinkins made history, Eric Adams won in an atmosphere of almost casual inevitability.
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    We Staked Out Eric Adams’s House in BrooklynAnd he came home. Twice!
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    Who Will Be Eric Adams’s Partner in Power?City Council Speaker is an extremely powerful position that can help shape a political era in NYC. But it’s not on the ballot.
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    Eric Adams Has Already WonBeloved from East Brooklyn to Billionaires’ Row, he is poised to be the most powerful mayor in decades. But who is he?
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    City Hall Starved Taxi Drivers Before They Went on Hunger StrikeHow driving a cab became a dead end.
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    Will Buffalo Elect a Socialist Mayor?It depends on the success of the incumbent’s extremely unusual write-in campaign.
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    De Blasio Could Have a Great Final Act — Under One ConditionThe mayor can’t let his gubernatorial dreams prevent him from making tough political decisions.
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    Eric Adams Isn’t Expecting a HoneymoonHe predicts that he will be misunderstood, even heckled. At first, anyway.
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    ‘Curtis, He’s Just Head-Butting People’Original Guardian Angels on the wild early days of the long-shot Republican candidate for mayor.
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    Kathryn Garcia’s Wide-Open FutureShe’s out of a job and lost the primary, but the almost-next-mayor of New York is now a political celebrity.
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    How the Dianne Morales Campaign FloppedThe making and unmaking of Instagram’s favorite mayoral candidate.
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    Eric Adams Declares Victory in Mayoral Primary: UpdatesHe narrowly defeated Kathryn Garcia after absentee ballots were finally counted.
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    Who Won the Mayoral Primary?A complicated new voting system meets an archaic bureaucracy.
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