Azi Paybarah appears in the following:
Friday, February 24, 2017
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. today for investigations into his fundraising practices.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Notable primaries include the seat being vacated by 46-year incumbent Charles Rangel in the uptown Manhattan neighborhoods of District 13.
Monday, April 18, 2016
With less than 24 hours before the polls open, hear how the Democrats are winding down their New York campaigning and bracing themselves for primary results.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Between his squabbles with Gov. Cuomo, a Legionnaires' outbreak and the Uber fight, Mayor de Blasio is facing a new challenge a year and a half into his term: governing while unpopular.
Monday, July 13, 2015
A discussion of the governor's appointment of the Attorney General to handle police shootings.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Was it really necessary to shut down the subway ahead of the blizzard-turned-snowstorm? We look at what's perhaps becoming a trend of one-upmanship by Gov. Cuomo towards Mayor de Blasio.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
After the fatal shooting of two NYPD officers, arrest numbers dropped sharply in an apparent move by cops to register their discontent. Where do policing tactics go from here?
Monday, August 25, 2014
In just about two weeks, New Yorkers vote in the Democratic gubernatorial primary and other races. Here's what you need to know about the candidates.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local news - including the annual Inner Circle show from this past weekend, which has been satirizing City Hall since 1923.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses headlines in the local news and checks in on two major campaign promises made by Mayor Bill de Blasio: paid sick leave, and keeping the doors of Brooklyn hospitals open.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local politics, from the latest mayoral appointments to the City Council Speaker selection process.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Is this the week that Bill de Blasio announces his high-level appointments? Azi Paybarah of Capital New York and WNYC's Brigid Bergin set the stage for what looks to be a busy week of transition politics -- and Bloomberg legacy assessment.
Monday, September 09, 2013
After a long primary season, (registered) New Yorkers hit the polls tomorrow to choose the Democratic and Republican nominees for Mayor -- or at least who will be in the runoff. Azi Paybarah of Capital New York and WNYC's Anna Sale discuss the last-minute push by the campaigns, and what to watch for as the results come in tomorrow.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The election season is heating up, with new polls showing strong support for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer in the mayoral and comptroller's race, respectively. Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, and Kate Taylor of the New York Times discuss the state of the races, and the recent Times poll on Mayor Bloomberg's legacy.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The election season is heating up, with a full slate of Democrats and Republicans trying to raise as much cash as possible in advance of the primaries. WNYC reporter Anna Sale and Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, talk about the latest developments. Plus: What the recent unrest in East Flatbush around the shooting of Kimani Gray says about the state of community relations and the Bloomberg policing legacy. WNYC's Stephen Nessen joins briefly from East Flatbush to describe the community's reactions.
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Monday, November 05, 2012
Monday, August 27, 2012
Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, talks about the sexual harassment charges against Brooklyn Democratic Party leader and Assembly Member Vito Lopez.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Capitol New York political reporter Azi Paybarah explains how Governor Cuomo's promises of transparency compare to his administration's record, and discusses the latest on the governor's 2016 hopes.
Monday, July 09, 2012
Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local politics, from the Rangel-Espaillat race likely getting settled to the ongoing lockout of ConEd workers.