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Stephen Reader

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In Rumor-Filled NY-07 Race, Velazquez and Challengers Try to Stay on Message

Friday, June 22, 2012

Candidates for the Democratic nomination in New York's 7th congressional district appeared on the Brian Lehrer Show Friday morning, where they tried to lay out their platforms while addressing allegations that party politics are muddying the race.

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What Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black Can Teach Us About Partisanship

Thursday, June 21, 2012

In a new book, comedian Michael Ian Black and MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain ask Republicans and Democrats, "Can't we all just get along?"

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Graphic: How Romney Out-Raised Obama Despite Gay Marriage Bump

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Obama's fundraising surged on the day he announced his support for same-sex marriage. But Romney supporters opened their wallets when their candidate's history at Bain Capital came into play.

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Rangel Extols Virtues of Obama's New Immigration Policy, Experience

Monday, June 18, 2012

Charlie Rangel sang the praises of President Obama's new immigration policy Monday, a week before the incumbent congressman from New York's 13th District faces four opponents in the Democratic primary.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 15, 2012

Andrew Cuomo ensures New York will have beer for years, and Chris Christie reaches the 50 percent approval mark.

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Explainer: Where Has Forty Percent of our Wealth Gone in the Past 10 Years?

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Are you better off than you were ten years ago? According to a recent survey from the Federal Reserve, only one group is: the wealthiest 10 percent.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Cuomo loses a casino, and Christie helps Scott Walker win an election.

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Obama or Romney: Who Raised More Money From Small Donors?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Mitt Romney may have out-raised Barack Obama in May, but both camps are still jawing over another prize: small donors.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 01, 2012

Cuomo approval reaches new heights, and Chris Christie takes in a Beyonce concert.

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Zombie Tweets: The Next Social Media Threat to Politicos

Thursday, May 31, 2012

For the past six months, a website called Politwoops has been bringing politicians' deleted tweets back to life. Does that mean it's time for them to change their social media strategy?

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Another 2013 Candidate? NYS Regents Chancellor Tisch Considering Run

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch is reportedly leaving the door open for a 2013 mayoral run.

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Name Your Own Political Party

Friday, May 25, 2012

Use our Political Party Name Generator to get the creative juices flowing, then tell us what you'd name your party.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 25, 2012

Both rock stars in their own right, both trying to right their states' ships, and both building serious momentum for a potential presidential run. Every Friday, we'll look at whose week will look better on a résumé come 2016.

Check out last week's results here.

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Need to Register to Vote in the NY Congressional Primary? Here's How

Thursday, May 24, 2012

New York's congressional primary is a month away, but the deadline to register to vote in the election comes next week. Here's what you need to do if you've never registered to vote, or changed addresses (or parties) since last time.

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In Little Egypt, New Yorkers Cast a Ballot for Mubarak's Successor

Thursday, May 24, 2012

When the polls close on Thursday after two days of voting – and over a year of post-revolution confusion – Egypt will have elected its first president since Hosni Mubarak. Who that should be depends on who you ask.

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Explainer: If Oil Production Increased, Why Aren't Republicans Gassed?

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A June auction of over 38 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for drilling may look nice on the President's energy résumé, but leaves oil companies and Republicans wanting more.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 18, 2012

In a Guv-Mayor tag-team matchup, Cuomo and Bloomberg are at odds over food stamp fingerprinting, while Christie and Booker score a big viral video success.

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Explainer: Why Don't Non-Profits Lose Their Tax-Exempt Status for Lobbying?

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Non-profits can lose their tax-exempt status if they engage in lobbying, but the rules are vague enough that most political activities go unpunished.

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Study: Matching Funds Up Donor Diversity in NYC

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Less wealthy, more racially diverse: That's the donor profile for elections in New York City, where a system of matching small campaign donations with public funds allows minorities and lower-income individuals greater influence than in state elections without a similar system, according to a new study.

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On Week of Obama's Gay Marriage Switch, Who Fared Better—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 11, 2012

When President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage, Cuomo applauded while Christie dug in.

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