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Bill De Blasio

  1. helicopters
    The Unfriendly Skies Above New York CityIs there anything the city can do about its dangerous, noisy helicopter problem?
  2. vision 2020
    Why Haven’t More Democratic Presidential Candidates Dropped Out?There are seven candidates being left off the stage in the October (and probably November) debates, who for various reasons haven’t been “winnowed.”
  3. the city politic
    ‘And That’s Okay’: The Sad, Slow Demise of de Blasio 2020Now the mayor is back in City Hall full time. You might think he’s disappointed about that, but he says you’re wrong.
  4. 2020 elections
    Groundhogs Everywhere Can Rest Easy NowBill de Blasio has dropped out of the presidential race.
  5. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio Drops Out of 2020 RaceNew York’s mayor added his name to the long list of people who do not think he should be running for president.
  6. vision 2020
    Polls Show de Blasio at Zero Percent in His City and StateMayor Bill de Blasio is a prophet without honor in his hometown of New York City and surrounding areas.
  7. vision 2020
    Andrew Yang Says the Media Is Ignoring Him. Does He Have a Point?Maybe Yang and others are getting less media coverage than their poll rankings would indicate. But they don’t have plausible paths to the nomination.
  8. segregation
    Should NYC Ax Gifted Programs to Integrate Its Schools?The plan from de Blasio’s advisers is good policy, but dicey politics because socioeconomic segregation is quite popular with affluent voters.
  9. cityscape
    Red Tape Is Keeping New York City’s Landscape Stuck in the PastAn ambitious new plan to remake the Port Authority bus terminal highlights the extent to which the city’s balkanized bureaucracy stifles ambition.
  10. vision 2020
    Moulton Drops Out of 2020 Race; Could de Blasio Be Next?We’re now down to 21 Democratic presidential candidates, with tougher rules for participation in debates likely to winnow several more.
  11. oh no
    De Blasio Says He Will ‘Do Anything’ to Help Di Fara ReopenThe iconic pizzeria was seized by state tax authorities.
  12. presidential eats
    Bill de Blasio Really Ate That Corn Dog, Huh?He has to get people to pay attention to him somehow.
  13. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio’s Aimless Day at the Iowa State FairThe mayor is so unknown that he was able to wander around the Fair for a reported seven hours.
  14. bill de blasio
    New Yorkers Have a Field Day With de Blasio’s Blackout AbsenceThis may derail the mayor’s previously sure-thing presidential candidacy.
  15. democratic debates
    2020 Democrats Don’t Know What to Do About Mitch McConnellTwo moderators tried to get the candidates to come to grips with the awful specter of a Republican Senate in 2021 without much success.
  16. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Controversy: What You Need to KnowAfter Biden’s rivals called him out for touting his work with racist Senate colleagues, the former VP insisted he’s the one who’s owed an apology.
  17. vision 2020
    Warren, Beto, Biden, and Bernie Get Center-Stage Positions at First DebatesO’Rourke, who hasn’t been polling that well, got lucky with his debate placement.
  18. vision 2020
    Warren and Buttigieg Are Gaining Ground in IowaThe gold-standard Iowa Poll by Ann Selzer shows support for Biden and Sanders weakening, and two clear tiers emerging below them.
  19. the power grid
    Bill de Blasio Tries to Find Someone, Somewhere, Who Wants to Vote for HimThe Democratic primaries might be anyone’s game to lose, except for the New York mayor.
  20. vision 2020
    Why Can’t the Irreligious Have Their Own Presidential Candidate?It’s an opening that someone in a huge Democratic presidential field — maybe de Blasio? — might consider exploiting.
  21. why why why
    I Tried to Find a New Yorker Who Wants de Blasio as President. It Wasn’t Easy.Even at the Park Slope Y, it was tough going.
  22. so you want to be president
    Bill de Blasio’s Presidential Run Is a Beautiful DisasterOn the pure pleasure of watching an entirely doomed campaign.
  23. infestations
    It’s the Rats’ City, We’re Just Living in ItIn cities across the country, rat sightings are on the rise.
  24. last night on late night
    Election 2020: Jimmy Kimmel Doesn’t Like Bill de Blasio’s ChancesWhen your Good Morning America appearance is protested, it doesn’t bode well.
  25. vision 2020
    De Blasio ’20 Is Ridiculous, But Not That RidiculousNow that the mayor has ignored everyone’s advice and is running for president, it’s time to treat him just like any other doomed candidate.
  26. so you want to be president
    De Blasio Campaign Announcement Scooped by High-School JournalistIt’d make for an impressive college essay, but junior journalist Gabe Fleisher is already phenomenally overqualified.
  27. vision 2020
    De Blasio Launches 2020 Bid by Touting What He’s Done for Ungrateful New YorkersWith a video touting his progressive record, the mayor becomes the 23rd candidate to enter the race, against pretty much everyone’s wishes.
  28. vision 2020
    De Blasio Campaign Announcement Scooped by High School JournalistIt’d make for an impressive college essay, but junior journalist Gabe Fleisher is already phenomenally overqualified.
  29. bill de blasio
    De Blasio’s Trump Tower Event Derailed by ‘You Suck’ ChantsThe flak at Trump Tower might not bode well for his coming decision on running for president, slated for later this week.
  30. climate change
    Emissions From Trump’s NYC Properties Could Lead to Millions in FinesMayor Bill de Blasio held a rally at Trump Tower Monday to highlight greenhouse gas emissions from Trump Organization properties.
  31. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio Gets Ready for a Late, Awkward Run for PresidentHe’s barely showing up in the polls and New Yorkers hate the idea — but, yes, it appears he’s going to do it.
  32. vision 2020
    Who Hasn’t Told Bill de Blasio That He Shouldn’t Run for President?From aides to his wife to most New Yorkers, Bill de Blasio is getting a lot of negative feedback on his potential campaign. Nevertheless, he persists.
  33. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio Is Reportedly Running for President, for Some Unfathomable ReasonPractically the whole political world has told the mayor not to become the 22nd candidate in the 2020 field.
  34. vision 2020
    Two More Long Shots, Bullock and Bennet, to Join Vast 2020 Presidential FieldTwo moderate Westerners with solid résumés but little national name ID are joining the already 20-strong field, with no clear path to victory.
  35. politics
    Some NYC Pre-K Teachers Can’t Make Ends Meet. Now They’re Preparing to Strike.Kids are never too young to learn what scabbing is.
  36. vision 2020
    De Blasio Is Preparing to Embarrass Himself and the Entire State of New YorkEvery indicator screams “No!” at New York’s mayor. But he seems determined to run anyway.
  37. loyalists
    The ‘Chaos and Drama’ of Trump’s Woman in New YorkLongtime Trump-family employee Lynne Patton has brought her boss’s bombastic style to a HUD job formerly held by wonks and insiders.
  38. the city
    Barging In: City Suit Seeks to Sink Sailing SignageA new lawsuit from the de Blasio administration aims to ground a Florida company that has been floating billboards in New York waters since last fall.
  39. cityscape
    The De Blasio Climate Plan Is Big, Ambitious, and Very VagueBut it does make clear what a huge job it will be to keep the ocean out of lower Manhattan.
  40. education
    The Promise of Integration Has Not Been Fulfilled in NYC SchoolsJust 190 black children were offered admission to New York City’s specialized public high schools on Monday, out of 4,800. Here’s why that matters.
  41. proposals
    My New Plan to Climate-Proof Lower ManhattanOver the coming years, we will spend up to $10 billion to extend the downtown waterfront as much as 500 feet into the East River.
  42. school lunches
    All New York City Public Schools Will Adopt Meatless MondaysStarting in the 2019–2020 school year.
  43. the top line
    The Amazon Deal Implosion Will Make It Hard to Do the Next Deal. Good.That will likely save New York taxpayers money and promote a healthy separation between the public and private sectors.
  44. the top line
    Cuomo and de Blasio’s Plan Doesn’t Fix the Biggest Subway ProblemEveryone needs to know who is in charge.
  45. 2020 presidential election
    Bill de Blasio’s Lost WeekendThe mayor returned to Iowa as part of his public consideration of a presidential run, and struggled with weather, logistics, and small audiences.
  46. amazon
    How Cuomo, de Blasio, and Bezos Blew the Amazon DealNo one took responsibility for selling it. In the vacuum left by the company, the mayor, and the governor, opponents pounced.
  47. nyc public schools
    NYC Elite School Alumni President: Calling School ‘Segregated’ Makes Me Feel BadSegregation is about systems, not sentiment.
  48. the city politic
    Why Bill de Blasio Is Acting Like a 2020 CandidateHe’s not taking any of the steps a serious candidate would be taking. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have a strategy.
  49. fuggedaboutit
    NYC Mayor Likens MTV’s Staten Island Reality Show As ‘Shameless Ratings Grab’Made in Staten Island won’t drive any tourism, that’s for sure.
  50. city politic
    Mayor de Blasio Aims to Guarantee All New Yorkers a Paid VacationIf the mayor’s call for two weeks of paid vacation a year passes, New York could become the first U.S. city to mandate paid time off.
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