Stephen Reader appears in the following:
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Following what is widely believed to be a lackluster performance by President Obama in his first debate with Mitt Romney, the Obama campaign has tried to undermine the accuracy of his opponent and explain glaring omissions from the president's arguments.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Watching the debate tonight? Why not watch and chat with us while we play interactive debate bingo! Get a fresh card, fill in your tiles as the candidates (or moderators) call out your terms, and tweet out when you've got a winner. Got beef with what constitutes a tile? Come chat it out or hash it out at #debatebingo.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
This interactive chart shows the movement of students between district and charter schools in three school districts in Upper Manhattan. It reveals a tremendous amount of mobility in Harlem, which has the highest concentration of charter schools in the city. It also seems to debunk the theory that charter schools "dump" low-performing students conveniently before test-taking time.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
NFL referees have managed to do what public sector employees in Wisconsin and teachers in Chicago couldn’t: Inspire near-unanimous public sympathy for the demands of organized labor.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Overall, charter schools account for about 10 percent of the city's public schools but in a handful of neighborhods the concentration is much higher. Check out SchoolBook's interactive map that shows the latest data on charters in the city.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Campaign filings released Thursday show Mitt Romney and Republicans have more money socked away than Barack Obama and the Democrats – but the majority of that money is in the Republican National Committee’s account, not the candidate’s.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is under fire this week for saying he doesn't have any hopes of winning the votes of the 47-percent of Americans who don't pay income taxes. Just who are the 47 percent in New York City, and do they really not pay taxes?
Monday, September 17, 2012
Members of Congress won't see their paychecks shrink after massive scheduled spending cuts go into effect in 2013, but the police on Capitol Hill will.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Even if Mitt Romney remains “unemployed” after November, there’s a good chance Paul Ryan will still have a job in Washington come January.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Obama and Romney campaigns announced their August fundraising totals Monday morning by touting the numbers they wanted you to see.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
The New York City Districting Commission unveiled its first draft of how City Council districts may be redrawn for next year’s election.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Sports loyalties often run just as deep as political loyalties, or deeper. Sometimes they even intersect. Do you know who the owners of your favorite teams support? The answers might surprise you.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Owners of NBA teams may have given more money to Republican election efforts this year, but the players? That’s a very different story.
Monday, August 20, 2012
In a town with two football teams, local fans are divided. Turns out the same goes for the team owners and their politics.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
New York just became the 11th state to allow online voter registration.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The death of Paul Ryan's father had a profound impact on the Congressman's politics, which emphasize individualism over collectivism.
Friday, August 03, 2012
A new study finds that Mitt Romney’s partially detailed tax plan would necessarily increase the tax burden on low- and middle-income Americans while lowering tax rates for the wealthiest.
Friday, July 27, 2012
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo helped end the Con Ed lockout, while New Jersey Governor Chris Christie headed for the beach.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 327 – 98, the House of Representatives approved Ron Paul’s “Audit the Fed” bill Wednesday afternoon.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
A year ago this week, New York State Senator Jim Alesi, a Republican, made the politically risky move to vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage.