Commentary

US President Barack Obama with Rep. Joe Crowley (left), Sen. Chuck Schumer (center) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (right) in January, 2017.
Some say Crowley joining Schumer as the Democratic leader of one house of Congress is too much New York City. Here’s why they're wrong.
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SImcha Felder holds his face in the  New York Senate Chambers.
A failure to punish disloyalty encourages more of it.
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Traffic in Times Square
Instead of randomly choosing fees on certain vehicles, first decide how much to reduce traffic.
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Harold Levy
An appreciation for the life of a former New York City schools chancellor.
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Barclays Center in Brooklyn
Nominal ownership by New York state enables tax breaks for the Russian Billionaire.
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Dan Donovan
The congressman’s airtight logic: Grimm is a felon, so he must love Cuomo and hate Trump.
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Speaker Corey Johnson and New York City Council Members attend a Fair Fares rally on the steps of New York City Hall.
Slowing the growth of the city’s workforce would provide the needed savings.
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Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen
The lawyer might one day regret emulating his near-namesake.
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Penn Station
It's the ideal way to finance the station's reconstruction.
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Residents attending a 2016 hearing on Mitchell-Lama housing in Brooklyn.
A misleading journey into “Clinton Country.”
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