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Chris Smith

January 12, 2015 | weddings/asktheexperts/2009/summer
The City Politic: Chris Smith

The Rope-a-Dope Mayor Is Bill de Blasio’s perceived weakness actually a strategic advantage?

December 15, 2014 |
9. Because It’s Fun to Watch Our Mayor and Governor Pretend to Get Along

A pattern was quickly established in Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo’s friendship: high-fives, whispered jokes, and effusive professions of kinship in public, followed by scheming behind the scenes.

October 20, 2014 | weddings/asktheexperts/2009/summer
The City Politic

Andrew Cuomo is really, really sick of his liberal critics. An exclusive interview.

August 25, 2014 | Features
American Derby

Can Democrats’ pocketbook issues prevail over an unpopular Democratic president in the fight for the Senate? Ask Kentucky.

February 17, 2014 | The City Politic
America’s Mayor: The Sequel

Bill de Blasio’s landslide has made him a beacon for liberals nationally. But does Park Slope really play in Peoria?

December 23, 2013 |
31. Because Patti Harris Secretly Ran New York

She was at Bloomberg’s side during nearly every public appearance he’s made as mayor.

December 23, 2013 |
19. Because Our Air Is the Cleanest It’s Been in 50 Years

“We’ve begun to crack the code on how New York buildings can be turned into environmental winners.”

December 23, 2013 | The City Politic
De Blasio’s Class House

Fixing the schools while bringing New York’s two cities together is the new mayor’s most difficult challenge.

November 18, 2013 | The City Politic
The New Mayor’s Frenemies

The politics of Bill de Blasio’s signature issues are about to get personal.

November 4, 2013 | Features
The 99% Mayor

Bill de Blasio’s promise may also be his problem.