Jessica Gould

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De Blasio Expands Lead in Mayor's Race

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A new poll has public advocate Bill de Blasio way ahead in the Democratic primary for mayor — and just points away from avoiding a runoff in the election.

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In the Mayor's Race, the Cat Man Cometh

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Gristedes owner and philanthropist John Catsimatidis is running against former MTA chairman Joe Lhota and Doe Fund founder George McDonald in next month’s Republican primary for mayor. It’s been an unconventional path to politics for the Greek immigrant-turned-billionaire grocer. 

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Public Advocate Candidates Talk Ethics, Integrity in Debate

Sunday, August 25, 2013

The public advocate is known as the city’s watchdog. And the four leading Democratic candidates spent much of a debate Sunday questioning whether their opponents have enough integrity for the job.

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The Democratic Mayoral Candidates on Stop-and-Frisk and Healthcare

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

With less than three weeks until the primary, the Democratic candidates for mayor are sharpening their attacks on one another. Since two issues, stop-and-frisk and health care, have taken center stage, we've compiled background on where the candidates' stand.


No Pulled Punches for Democrats in Mayor's Race

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

There's just three weeks until the Democratic primary for mayor, with a new candidate leading the pack nearly every week. And that means the frontrunners aren't pulling many punches as they duke it out on the campaign trail.  

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Health Care Gets Heated at Candidates' Press Conferences

Monday, August 19, 2013

The mayoral campaigns of Christine Quinn and Bill de Blasio held tense, competing rallies outside the old St. Vincent's hospital site.  The two camps slashed at each other's records — and it got physical when a de Blasio supporter slapped two Quinn supporters.


Candidate Thompson Chimes In With NY Transpo Plan

Monday, August 19, 2013


Like his fellow Democratic mayoral candidates, Bill Thompson says he has a plan to improve transportation in New York City.

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Democratic Candidates for Public Advocate Face Off in First Debate

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The five Democratic candidates running to become the next public advocate — known as the city's watchdog — faced off in a debate at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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Grossology, Tolerant Taxis + Smart Bikes

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Experiments in the life sciences, taxi technology and bike sharing are helping regular people do DIY scientific research and transform the way they get around. 


Genspace Brings DIY Biolab to Brooklyn

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

At the Genspace community biolab in Downtown Brooklyn, citizen scientists are coming together to explore the basics of biology — and maybe discover something that will transform our lives.

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NJ Senate Primary Turnout Wasn't the Lowest. But Almost.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013


Thanks to the celebrity of Democratic front-runner Cory Booker, the race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg  has garnered national media attention. But national headlines did little to motivate voter turnout. See live results here.

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Two Congressmen Struggle To Stand Out Against Celebrity Mayor

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Congressman Rush Holt is a rocket scientist and five-time Jeopardy champ. Congressman Frank Pallone helped write the Affordable Care Act and has the support of late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s son Josh and his family.

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Sheila Oliver's Long Shot for US Senate

Friday, August 09, 2013

Sheila Oliver made a name for herself as the first African American woman to lead a legislative house in New Jersey. Now she hopes to be the state’s first female U.S. Senator.

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GOP Candidates Face Off in New Jersey's Senate Primary

Thursday, August 08, 2013


In Tuesday’s primary for the special election to fill the late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s seat, Republican and independent voters in New Jersey can choose between two -- very similar -- candidates.

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New Jersey's New Political Party: Christiecrats

Thursday, August 01, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has spent the week sparring with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and scooping up Democratic endorsements from a growing group of so-called Christiecrats. Is it 2016 already? Not quite. But Christie's gubernatorial re-election campaign is starting to look a little, well, presidential.

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Bloomberg Says More Out-of-State Guns Are Killing New Yorkers

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says 90 percent of traceable guns used in city crimes in 2011 came from elsewhere, putting New Yorkers at the mercy of other states' gun laws.

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In New Campaign Video, Weiner Vows to Stay in the Race

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner has released a new campaign video saying he won't quit the race.


After Fatal Hudson Crash, Boaters Talk Safety And Sobriety

Monday, July 29, 2013

After a fatal boating accident killed a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, officials are reminding recreational boaters they must obey the same laws as motorists when it comes to driving under the influence.


Outside The Carlos Danger Zone: 7 Things You May Have Missed This Week

Friday, July 26, 2013

WNYC took a look at seven stories you may have missed this week during Weiner Watch 2013 (part II). 


Debris-Filled "Hills" to Rise on Governors Island

Thursday, July 25, 2013

City officials broke ground Thursday for a new park at the southern end of Governors Island that will use debris, dirt and remnants of an imploded building to create sloping landscapes and winding pathways.

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