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The City Politic

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    When New York Needed Him Most, Bill de Blasio Had His Worst Week As MayorMisinformation, policy reversals, and that inexplicable trip to the Park Slope Y.
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    ‘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.
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    Even Our Dog Parks Show America Is an Unequal Playing FieldAll dogs may go to heaven, but lower-income canine lovers have found that not every dog gets to enjoy a ritzy outdoor space.
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    The Obscure, Overcrowded Election That Could Change New York City PoliticsNext week Melissa Mark-Viverito, Jumaane Williams, and 15 other candidates will compete for public advocate, often a launching pad for ambitious pols.
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    Hundreds of NYCHA Residents Are Facing the Polar Vortex With No HeatWith temps dropping and a potential federal takeover looming, tenants are being hit with trouble on all sides – and some are talking rent strike.
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    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.
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    Why Governor Cuomo Gave a Speech That Sounded Like a Secession ThreatYou don’t say New York “declares independence from this federal government’s policies” unless you want to, at the very least, fan 2020 rumors.
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    New York State Has Entered a New Phase of PoliticsAndrew Cuomo’s resounding win was part of a shift in Albany. The only question now is what the new system will look like.
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    Is the de Blasio Revolution Coming to Chicago?Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has made income inequality a central platform in his campaign against incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a runoff election April 7.
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    Is Andrew Cuomo Getting Schooled?His rough treatment of the teachers’ unions is driving down his popularity. So why is he doing it?
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    Tallying the Damage From Sheldon Silver’s ArrestThe effects are enormous and already rippling through Albany and the state.
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    Is de Blasio’s Perceived Weakness an Advantage?Some of his collegial style is philosophical, some of it strategically pragmatic.
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    Bratton Still Opposes Making Chokeholds IllegalThe NYPD’s new inspector released its first report on Monday.
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    Mario Cuomo, 1932–2015The former governor of New York died today. Chris Smith remembers his career.
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    For de Blasio and the NYPD, Mere Boos Are ProgressThe mayor’s efforts to lower the volume in his standoff with the NYPD may be working. 
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    De Blasio and Bratton’s Critical RelationshipThe tragedy in Bed-Stuy highlighted the high-wire act that came to define de Blasio’s first year in City Hall.
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    Can Bratton Heal de Blasio’s Worsening Relationship With the NYPD?The department’s anger at the mayor is real — even among the cops who know he had nothing to do with Saturday’s fatal shooting.
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    New York’s Ebola Response Gets Political Will de Blasio and Cuomo fight the virus, or one another? 
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    Andrew Cuomo and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad YearIn an otherwise fruitful governorship.