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Liz Benjamin

Liz Benjamin appears in the following:

Brawlbany: So, What's Changed?

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Yesterday the NY State Senate implemented new rules on how the chamber will be run on everything from size of Senate staffs to how a bill makes it to the floor. But mayoral control remains in doubt and gay marriage and rent stabilization are no longer being seriously talked about. ...

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Brawlbany: Any Progress?

Monday, July 06, 2009

Another Monday, another week of Albany chaos to look forward to. WNYC reporter Beth Fertig talks about the city's educational limbo; Liz Benjamin, columnist with the New York Daily News, and Tom Robbins, columnist for the Village Voice, talk about the latest news in the ...

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House Rules

Monday, July 06, 2009

Congressman Henry Waxman, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, discusses his new book, the latest political news, and recent climate bill. Then, reporters Liz Benjamin and Tom Robbins with an Albany update, and assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, talks about transforming new vacant residential developments into affordable housing. ...

New York News

Monday, May 04, 2009

Daily News columnist Liz Benjamin and Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall, round up the latest from Albany and City Hall, including the MTA deal, budget woes, and some gay marriage polling.

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Gay Marriage - Yes or No?

Friday, April 17, 2009

Bob Hardt, executive producer and political director at NY1, and Liz Benjamin, New York Daily News columnist, talk about Gov. Paterson's introduction of a bill to allow gay marriage in New York State.

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Layoffs in the Offing?

Monday, April 13, 2009

New York Daily News columnist Liz Benjamin looks at the labor negotiations in Albany and City Hall.

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Experiments

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Each day this week has brought a new proposal or counter-proposal for East River tolls. Liz Benjamin of the Daily News updates the latest plans and all the behind-the-scenes politics. Then, meet David Ewing Duncan, the “Experimental Man.” He’s taken virtually every medical exam under the sun – what has ...

Gov. Paterson to name Kirsten Gillibrand to U.S. Senate

Friday, January 23, 2009

Just a few hours ago, New York Governor David Paterson picked Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. for Hillary Clinton's now-vacant Senate seat. The governor will formally announce his pick today at noon in Albany. According to the New York Times an aide to Rep. Gillibrand confirmed that she had accepted the appointment. Here to tell us more about the Senate's newest member is Liz Benjamin, a reporter for the New York Daily News.

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Kennedy's withdrawal leaves open field for U.S. Senate seat

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Now that Caroline Kennedy has officially withdrawn from consideration for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Hillary Rodham Clinton as she became Secretary of State, all eyes turn to New York Governor David Patterson. Who will he pick to fill the seat now that the frontrunner is a non-runner? For insight into this suddenly wide open field, we are joined by Liz Benjamin a reporter for the New York Daily News who has been following this story from the beginning.

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The Outlook for Albany

Monday, January 05, 2009

Liz Benjamin, columnist and writer of the Daily Politics blog for The Daily News and Irene Liu, political writer at the Times Union and blogger for Capitol Confidential, discuss reform in the statehouse and how senate Democrats will settle their leadership battle.

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Legislative Changes

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Irene Liu, political writer and blogger for the Albany Times Union, and Liz Benjamin, New York Daily News columnist and blogger, look at what the voters changed in the state legislature.

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States of the Union: New York

Monday, August 18, 2008

We look at New York State. Find out about this week’s special legislative session to deal with the projected budget shortfall, how the economic downturn on Wall Street is affecting the rest of the state, and what rising food prices mean for the Empire State’s farmers. Plus: a look at ...

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Justice for Judges

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Liz Benjamin, New York Daily News columnist and blogger, talks about the dispute, now in the courts, over pay raises for New York State judges.

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Fossella's Future

Monday, May 05, 2008

Liz Benjamin, who writes "The Daily Politics" column for the Daily News, talks about Congressman Vito Fossella’s arrest for drunken driving and what it means for his political future.

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Albany Matters

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Daily News columnist Liz Benjamin and NY1 reporter Josh Robin round up the news from Albany. Geoffrey Gray drops in to talk about his New York magazine profile of State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno.

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Spitzer's Union

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Liz Benjamin, columnist for The Daily News, and writes " The Daily Politics" blog talks about Governor Eliot Spitzer courting the Transit Workers Union.

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Do You Accept Eliot Spitzer's Apology?

Monday, July 30, 2007

Eliot Spitzer apologized in the New York Times Op-Ed page yesterday, "An Apology From Albany," for his administration's involvement in using state police to discredit Joe Bruno. Do you accept it? The New York Post's Fred Dicker and the Daily News' Liz Benjamin each weigh in and we take your ...

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Albany Follies

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Aides to Governor Spitzer improperly used state police to gather information on Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno. Daily News columnist Liz Benjamin analyzes the fallout.

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Giuliani's Blue State Poll-Vaulting

Friday, June 15, 2007

John Zogby, pollster and president of Zogby International and Liz Benjamin, political columnist and blogger for the New York Daily News, look at Rudy Giuliani's chances among Democrats in the northeast.

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