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Sarah Kate Kramer

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Crisis Within the FCIC and the Meltdown Blame Game

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Really, the government can't win on either side, because they say the government was too interventionist, and then it was not interventionist enough in the case of Lehman. -Heidi M...

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New Yorkers Celebrate Arrival of La Antorcha de Guadalupana

Monday, December 13, 2010

Hand to hand, the torch was passed all the way from Mexico City to New York, finally ending its 72-day journey on Sunday at Saint Patrick's Cathedral amid hundreds of cheering families, folk dancers, and musicians.

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Hacktivism for Wikileaks

Thursday, December 09, 2010

WNYC
Intermediaries are absolutely necessary to ensure that free speech online is robust and strong, and when they're afraid to stand up for their users' right to free speech and help ...

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House Passes DREAM Act, Senate Tables It

Thursday, December 09, 2010

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Less than 24 hours after the House passed the DREAM Act on Wednesday by a margin of 216-198, the Senate voted to table its version of the bill until next week, after a vote on extendi...

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A Quarter of a Million Cables to Analyze? Where to Begin?

Monday, December 06, 2010

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"Every journalist has to decide, how do I in publicizing these remarks, contextualize them in such a way that I'm creating knowledge and not just publicity." Tom Rosenstiel, speaking...

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Reflections on Wikileaks, From a Man Who Knows How it Feels to be Outed

Thursday, December 02, 2010

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As embarrassing as some of these more candid comments may be, it is now pretty clear the extent to which we have been working diplomatically, and have been engaging friends and allies...

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A Look Back: Snapshots from the Political Insiders' Campaign Roundtable

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

WNYC

Why did the Rick Lazio campaign fall flat on its face? What accounted for Carl Paladino's grassroots appeal? Who took whom seriously? What gave Eric Schneiderman the winning edge? Was Andrew Cuomo really a control freak?

All these questions were answered, analyzed and fought over by the political consultants and insiders that made the 2010 election campaigns tick. Here are the best quotes from a political roundtable hosted by The New School's Center for New York City Affairs.

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Outraged Teachers Apply for Jobs at Hearst

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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A day after Cathie Black received a waiver from the state education commissioner so she could take the top job in the New York City public school system, a small group of Green Part...

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Biggest Earthquake in 18 Years Shakes New York Region

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

WNYC

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake shook the New York City region earlier today.

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Undocumented Youth Dream for Legal Status

Monday, November 29, 2010

WNYC

About 50 immigration advocates rallied in Times Square on Monday afternoon to urge the New York Congressional delegation to support the federal Dream Act. The bill would allow young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and have lived here for five years to legalize their status by going to college or joining the military for two years.

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The Fate of Climate Change Legislation: Doubtful

Monday, November 29, 2010

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There are a number of members who are just dubious about the science, and that's one of the hurdles to passing cap and trade legislation. —Darren Samuelsohn, senior energy and enviro...

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The Chris Christie Brand

Friday, November 26, 2010

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"I don't send smoke signals. They know who I am. They know how I feel about issues... I think we have too little of that in politics." - Chris Christie, New Jersey Governor, on Meet...

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A Dozen New Govs Will Follow Christie's 'No Taxes' Lead

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

WNYC
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a hard act to follow. He was elected on a platform of ridding his state of an almost $11 billion deficit, and promised to do it without raising a...

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Obama Wants New START, Republicans Say No START

Monday, November 22, 2010

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The goals the U.S. has around the world, whether they're in climate, or dealing with the global economy, or dealing with Iran and its nuclear pretensions, require a cooperative arra...

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Bargaining Down the Federal I-O-U

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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There's this idea that simply cutting government waste here and there you can make a big dent in the deficit, and you can't. That's simply never going to be workable. - Felix Salmon,...

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Cuomo's Circle: Who Might Head to Albany?

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

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The top dog in New York is the leader of a very large pack -- and a lot of barking is letting loose by those vying to be part of team-Cuomo. The governor-elect has been on the politic...

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Blumenthal Hopeful For 'Common Sense and Common Ground'

Monday, November 08, 2010

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Who is against more green energy, technology, or green jobs, or putting America back to work? -Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Senator-elect on why he's hopeful the gridlock will br...

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I'm Taking Comptroll of Albany!

Thursday, November 04, 2010

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My obligation is to New Yorkers. Not to a governor, not to my party, not to anybody else. -Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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After Ballot Controversy, a Winner in Queens Council Race

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

WNYC

Ruben Wills, 39, a young political insider who worked for State Sen. Shirley Huntley, was elected City Council Member in a special election in Queens' District 28 on Tuesday. Wills beat out six other candidates to take the seat formerly held by Councilman Thomas White, Jr. who died in August.

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New Yorkers Start Writing Cuomo's To-Do List

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

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It's the day after Andrew Cuomo was elected Governor of New York State, and New Yorkers are hoping he'll hit the ground running. On the Brian Lehrer Show, listeners flooded the phones...

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