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WNYC News

The Deep History of De Blasio & the Clintons

Monday, December 30, 2013

It's a chance for de Blasio to move away from his reputation as a "wild-eyed socialist," says the Atlantic's Molly Ball.

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Schoolbook

De Blasio Transition Team Includes Many Names in Education, Child Advocacy

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of his 60-member transition committee, and it includes 10 individuals with experience in education and children's issues.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

De Blasio Transition; 60 Minutes Apology; Ken Burns; Babies' Morals

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

As we learn more about what a de Blasio administration will look like, WNYC's Andrea Bernstein discusses the transition. Plus: following up on the 60 Minutes apology over their coverage of the 2012 Benghazi attack; filmmaker Ken Burns on his new film The Address about memorizing the Gettysburg address; and Yale psychology professor Paul Bloom on his new book Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil.

WNYC News

Union-Backed PAC Running $1M Pro-de Blasio Ad

Friday, October 25, 2013

A day after Democrat Bill de Blasio blasted the influence of outside spending in the mayor's race, a union-backed group started running ads in support of his candidacy.

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WNYC News

Judge's Ruling Opens Door for Unlimited Campaign Cash in Mayor's Race

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A federal appeals court ruling today clears the way for advocates of Republican Joe Lhota to give unlimited contributions to a political action group supporting his run for mayor. 

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WNYC News

Today In Politics: Lhota Debuts New, Aggressive Style

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fresh off a strong debate performance, mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is maintaining an aggressive stance and keeping up his attacks on Democrat and front runner Bill de Blasio. On the campaign trail yesterday, Lhota told reporters that he's back, but will this new Lhota be enough to change the race?

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WNYC News

Today In Politics: Lhota Stumbles As Campaign Enters Final Stage

Monday, October 21, 2013

New York City voters will choose a new mayor in two weeks and if current projections hold, it looks like Public Advocate Bill de Blasio will win.

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