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  • Candidate for Queens DA Melinda Katz gets $25G campaign contribution from developer of TWA Hotel after weighing in on its approval
    Some local politicians have vowed not to take campaign cash from the real estate industry, but Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is bucking the trend. Katz, who is running for the office of Queens district attorney, received a $25,000 contribution from Tyler Morse, head of MCR Development,...
    - 15 days ago 7 Apr 19, 10:30am -
  • Mayor de Blasio announces new panel to evaluate plans for BQE replacement
    Mayor de Blasio is pulling a Cuomo. Hizzoner announced plans to turn to a panel of experts for better options to fix a crumbling section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway — after initial proposals that would have closed the Brooklyn Heights Promenade were met with local outrage. The move comes...
    - 19 days ago 3 Apr 19, 12:27pm -
  • New Yorkers agree: Mayor de Blasio shouldn’t run for president, new poll finds
    Who is clamoring for Mayor de Blasio to run for president? Pretty much nobody, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. A whopping 76% of New Yorkers polled said de Blasio should not run for president — with just 18% supporting a bid. The feeling was as universal among New Yorkers as their contempt...
    - 19 days ago 3 Apr 19, 11:26am -
  • New York City crime rate falls in March in all top categories vs. last year
    Crime in New York dropped in all seven major categories in March, helping push the city’s overall crime rate to an all-time low for any quarter in at least 25 years, the NYPD said Tuesday. Every reported index crime — murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larce…
    - 20 days ago 2 Apr 19, 3:33pm -
  • New York City misses deadline to name new NYCHA chair
    Mayor de Blasio blew the deadline on Tuesday to name a new chair for the beleaguered New York City Housing Authority. The search for a new leader is part of the city’s deal with the U.S. attorney for Southern District of New York and the federal department of Housing and Urban Development to fix..…
    - 20 days ago 2 Apr 19, 7:27am -
  • Councilman wants New York City employees to know their union rights
    City workers would get a primer in their labor rights if legislation proposed by Councilman Ritchie Torres is passed. Torres has introduced a bill that would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to give out pamphlets outlining the right to join a labor union — and explaining.…
    - 22 days ago 31 Mar 19, 3:00am -

The Atlantic

  • fresh teaThe 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet
    Representative Seth Moulton has always had a slim chance of winning the Democratic nomination, but did he wait too long to enter?
    - 55 mins ago 22 Apr 19, 8:42am -
  • fresh teaThe Next Mayor of Boston?
    City Councilor Michelle Wu, a Chicago native and Harvard Law grad, has emerged as one of the city’s most effective politicians.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Apr 19, 3:00am -
  • The Last Kennedy
    A number of Democratic power brokers wanted Representative Joe Kennedy to run for president. He consulted with family members and said no.
    - 1 day ago 21 Apr 19, 4:00am -
  • The Conversation
    Readers respond to our March 2019 cover story and more.
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 19, 10:00am -
  • Two Universes, One Report
    The release of Robert Mueller’s findings was a choose-your-own-adventure moment for political punditry.
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 19, 3:00am -
  • <em>Radio Atlantic</em>: The Trauma at the Border
    A migrant advocate shares the harrowing stories of asylum seekers and describes what the Trump administration’s new border policies could mean for these families.
    - 2 days ago 19 Apr 19, 10:07pm -


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  • fresh teaIt’s worth pausing and noting that the president is now tweeting about impeachment
    Democrats aren’t sure if they want to go there. President Donald Trump is tweeting a lot about the possibility of being impeached.The president, appearing to have grown increasingly irritated with the debate around potential impeachment hearings, repeatedly tweeted over the weekend and into Monda…
    - 7 mins ago 22 Apr 19, 9:30am -
  • fresh teaTrump sues House Democrats to stop them from getting his financial records
    The president’s legal argument is that Congress does not have an unlimited right to investigate the executive branch. President Donald Trump is suing House Democrats to stop them from subpoenaing his financial records.His attorneys filed the lawsuit in federal court on Monday, targeting House Ove…
    - 17 mins ago 22 Apr 19, 9:20am -
  • fresh teaThe Supreme Court just took up a set of very big cases on LGBTQ rights
    The Supreme Court will hear big cases on LGBTQ rights — after an LGBTQ ally left the Court. The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take a trio of cases that will, collectively, help decide the future of gay and transgender rights in America.The Court agreed to hear three cases that have to do w…
    - 37 mins ago 22 Apr 19, 9:00am -
  • fresh teaAvengers: Endgame — a beginner’s guide to the biggest Marvel movie, ever
    It took 11 years of Marvel movie-making to get here. And now the endgame is here. In one week — which will feel like eternity to Marvel’s biggest fans — 11 years of Marvel movie-making, spanning more than 20 movies and 25 heroes, will come to an end with the biggest superhero film in history.…
    - 57 mins ago 22 Apr 19, 8:40am -
  • fresh teaThe scientific maneuver Mueller used that implicates the president
    Mueller does not set out to prove that the president engaged in obstruction of justice; he logically disproves all the ways in which he didn’t. If you are a fan of movies or stories where a clever protagonist uses cunning strategy or the tools of science to outmaneuver an opponent, then you’re g…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 19, 8:07am -
  • fresh teaThe biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic primary, answered
    All the Democrats running for president and everything else you should know about 2020. The 2020 presidential campaign is well underway.Any Democrat with dreams of occupying the Oval Office can see Donald Trump is a vulnerable president who hasn’t broadened his appeal beyond his base. A lot of th…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 19, 8:05am -

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