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An NYPD officer directs traffic in the midst of a blackout affecting Midtown and the Upper West Side in Manhattan on July 13.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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A new report has grand plans to slim down the troubled transit authority.
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Queens DA hopefuls debate the issues on WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show" on June 12.
Could this be the death knell of the machine?
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The New York State Capitol
There’s one week left until the scheduled end of the session in Albany.
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Andrew Cuomo makes a statement on SALT Taxes
The governor could leverage state capital funding in negotiations with lawmakers.
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Gupta speaks at a Manhattan meetup of The Arena, including then-Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in November 2017.
The Silicon Valley capital-funded group supports Democratic candidates – now it wants them to support an agenda.
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Farah Louis.
Farah Louis’ election to the 45th District is the latest sign of Haitian-Americans’ political power.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
De Blasio heads for the hills while Cuomo stays home.
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Christine Quinn with Melissa Mark-Viverito at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2012.
The early frontrunners are men, and no woman holds a citywide office.
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