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ICYMT: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, October 10, 2014

WNYC
We looked at Somali piracy from the pirates’ perspective. Anthony Weiner is really picky about his bagels. Generation X was angsty. Here are the week's top stories, all in one playlist.

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The Sporkful

How to Find Deliciousness in Your Kids' Table Scraps

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Eating off children's plates is part of everyday dining for parents. But can you find hidden gems? Watch Dan Pashman's video guide to what's edible and what's just too gross.

WNYC News

As Days Dwindle, Dems Vie For Advantage in Testy Debate

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

WNYC

As political candidates go, the five Democrats on stage Tuesday night couldn't be more similar. They all rose through New York's Democratic ranks. Four served in the City Council; two have been comptrollers. But judging by the darts aimed squarely at each other, they couldn't have been less happy to find themselves in the same forum.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates: Call Anthony Weiner

Friday, August 30, 2013

Our final round of interviews with the Democratic primary candidates in the 2013 mayor's race continues. Anthony Weiner, former NY Congressman, discusses the latest in the campaign and takes your calls about his plans for New York City.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Anthony Weiner; Syria; Possible Polling Problems; NYPD

Friday, August 30, 2013

→ Special Coverage at Noon: Secretary Kerry Remarks on Syria

Anthony Weiner, former US Congressman and now Democratic candidate in the mayoral primary, answers listener questions about his proposals for the future of the city. Plus, Greg David of Crain’s New York Business warns listeners not to read too much into mayoral polling; Murray Weiss of DNAinfo reviews recent developments with the NYPD; the latest on the ongoing crisis in Syria and how the US might get involved; and what we know about public opinion on the conflict.

WNYC News

In Raucous Debate, De Blasio Feels the Heat

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

WNYC

In a 90-minute debate characterized by finger-jabbing, shouting, cracked voices, and flying accusations,  Bill de Blasio came under the first sustained fire of the campaign from opponents Chris Quinn and Bill Thompson. And while he didn't lose his cool, de Blasio also appeared marginally less comfortable under the kleig lights than rival Quinn.

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WNYC News

On the Mayoral Trail It's A Family Affair

Friday, August 16, 2013

WNYC

In a tight mayoral field, each candidate tries to gain that edge to propel them into the September 10th primary. That often means deploying surrogates like Bill de Blasio's Caribbean American wife, Christine Quinn's Irish American father or Anthony Weiner's Jewish mother. They know the candidates policies, but, more importantly, can vouch for the candidates personally.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Mayoral Debate Recap

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

After months of mayoral "forums" last night saw the first major television debate between the Democratic candidates for mayor. Bill Ritter, Eyewitness News co-anchor, and Mariela Salgado, reporter for Noticias 41 Univision -- who both helped moderate last night's debate -- recap the highlights, from attacks on Speaker Quinn's economic policy to Bloomberg's education record.

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WNYC News

Dems Sharpen Attacks in Mayoral Debate

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

WNYC

Five of the Democratic candidates for mayor debated for the first time on network television Tuesday night. In a campaign season that's been packed with almost daily mayoral forums, the candidates are well-practiced when it comes to laying out their positions on the issues. But with less than four weeks until the primary, they're sharpening their attacks on each other.

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WNYC News

Poll: De Blasio Leaps to First Place

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

WNYC

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has shot to first place among the pack of Democratic mayoral candidates, with support from 30 percent of likely primary voters according to the latest Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday.

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Transportation Nation

Weiner on Wheels: From "Ripping out F*ing Bike Lanes" to 'Expand Citi Bike to Five Boroughs'

Monday, August 05, 2013

WNYC

NYC Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner wants to expand Citi Bike to all five boroughs, according to a new list of policy proposals issued by his campaign.  He also wants to require landlords to offer bike parking. 

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WNYC News

This Week In Politics: Celebrity Over Substance

Saturday, August 03, 2013

WNYC

We've gone from talking about garbage removal in the Mayor's race straight into the potty. It's now almost impossible to talk about the New York City Mayor's race without using some pretty terrible language. 

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WNYC News

Thompson, DeBlasio Seek Black Voter Support

Thursday, August 01, 2013

WNYC

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Bill Thompson have been reaching out to black voters this week as support for Anthony Weiner continues to decline in the polls.

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WNYC News

Weiner Plows Forward

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

WNYC

Former congressman Anthony Weiner has vowed to continue his mayoral bid despite mounting criticism over the latest sexting scandal.

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WNYC News

Weiner: I Don't Care What the Clintons Think About My Bid

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

"I am not terribly interested in in what people who are not voters in the city of New York have to say."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Local Race Check-In

Monday, July 29, 2013

Over the weekend, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson gave a fiery speech about "Stop and Frisk" policy, comparing it to George Zimmerman's actions in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Anthony Weiner spoke with the Staten Island Advance about his sexting scandal, and Christine Quinn appeared on Meet the Press. We check in on the local races with Ruby Cramerbuzzfeed reporter covering Weiner, Spitzer and other local candidates, and Azi Paybarah, political reporter from Capital New York.

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York , 
http://www.capitalnewyork.com/users/a

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WNYC News

Cuomo Compares Weiner Saga to Tragicomedy

Monday, July 29, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo commented for the first time since this past week's revelations about Anthony Weiner's sexting activities after his resignation from Congress in 2011.

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WNYC News

Poll: Weiner Slumps; De Blasio Rises

Monday, July 29, 2013

WNYC

The bad news keeps getting worse for Anthony Weiner.

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WNYC News

Weiner Says No Timetable for Hiring New Campaign Manager

Monday, July 29, 2013

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner isn't giving a timetable for when or if he plans to replace the campaign manager who quit over the weekend — but he remained defiant about continuing on in the race.

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WNYC News

Weiner's Campaign Manager Quits

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Anthony Weiner acknowledged Sunday that his campaign manager has quit after new revelations of lewd online behavior but said he is not dropping out of the race for New York City mayor.

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