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Joyce Purnick

WNYC Political Analyst

Joyce Purnick appears in the following:

Post-Election

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Former New Jersey Governor Christie Todd Whitman talks about what will change with a Republican governor in the Garden State. Joyce Purnick and others offer analysis of the surprisingly close mayoral race. Public Advocate-elect Bill De Blasio explains how he'll handle the office. Plus, young voters and the future of ...

30 Issues Day 2: The Bloomberg Years

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

In the sweeping biography Mike Bloomberg: Money, Power, Politics The New York Times' Joyce Purnick examines his life from childhood in Boston through his latest term as Mayor. She reviews the Bloomberg record, and what's at stake in this Fall's election. How do you assess the Bloomberg ...

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The Bloomberg Years

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Michael Bloomberg claims that the upcoming election is a referendum on his record. So, what does the record tell us? The New York Times' Joyce Purnick has just published the sweeping biography Mike Bloomberg: Money, Power, Politics, which tells his story from childhood in Boston through his controversial bid for ...

Term Limits Unlimited

Monday, October 06, 2008

As the city council takes up the question of extending term limits, Joyce Purnick, long-time New York Times political writer, looks at their options.

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Governor Mike?

Thursday, June 05, 2008

What's next for Mayor Bloomberg as his term limit approaches? Joyce Purnick, political journalist for the New York Times, tells us that an Albany campaign might be in the cards.

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Kennedy Legacy

Thursday, June 05, 2008

As Barack Obama takes the reigns of the Democratic Party, the legacy of the Kennedy family looms large. Some, however, think Obama is better off forging a path of his own. Author Pete Hamill, who covered RFK closely, reflects on the 40th anniversary of his shooting along with Chris Smith ...

Standing "By" Your Man

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Joyce Purnick, long-time New York Times political writer, talks about the wife's role in political sex scandal press conferences.

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Three Men in a Room: The Tension

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Bill Hammond, columnist and editorial writer for the New York Daily News, and Joyce Purnick, political writer for the New York Times, discuss the tension in Albany between Governor Spitzer, Senate Majority Leader Bruno and Assembly Speaker Silver.

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