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Francis S. Barry

Francis S. Barry appears in the following:

Reform and Its Discontents

Friday, June 12, 2009

Francis S. Barry, a policy advisor and director of speechwriting for New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg since 2002 and the author of The Scandal of Reform: Grand Failures of New York's Political Crusaders and the Death of Nonpartisanship (Rutgers University Press, 2009), critiques past efforts to reform New ...

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Getting Along

Friday, June 12, 2009

As a speechwriter and top advisor to Mayor Bloomberg, Francis S. Barry has had a front-row seat to the changing nature of New York City politics, and his new book explores how why we’ve become so partisan. And, Albany continues to be equally dysfunctional – State Senators Carl Marcellino and ...