Azi Paybarah

Azi Paybarah appears in the following:

The Mayor Meets the Feds

Friday, February 24, 2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. today for investigations into his fundraising practices.

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An Exit Poll for Congressional Primary Voters

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Notable primaries include the seat being vacated by 46-year incumbent Charles Rangel in the uptown Manhattan neighborhoods of District 13.


Burros Battle for the Boroughs: Democratic Primary Preview

Monday, April 18, 2016

With less than 24 hours before the polls open, hear how the Democrats are winding down their New York campaigning and bracing themselves for primary results.

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The Mayor's 'Optics' Problem

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Between his squabbles with Gov. Cuomo, a Legionnaires' outbreak and the Uber fight, Mayor de Blasio is facing a new challenge a year and a half into his term: governing while unpopular.

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How Cuomo's Special Prosecutor Will Handle Shootings by Police

Monday, July 13, 2015

A discussion of the governor's appointment of the Attorney General to handle police shootings.

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A Political Storm, Maybe

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Was it really necessary to shut down the subway ahead of the blizzard-turned-snowstorm? We look at what's perhaps becoming a trend of one-upmanship by Gov. Cuomo towards Mayor de Blasio.

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Crime Didn't Stop Overnight. Why Did Arrests?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

After the fatal shooting of two NYPD officers, arrest numbers dropped sharply in an apparent move by cops to register their discontent. Where do policing tactics go from here?

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Your Primer for the Primaries

Monday, August 25, 2014

In just about two weeks, New Yorkers vote in the Democratic gubernatorial primary and other races. Here's what you need to know about the candidates.

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De Blasio's Inner Circle

Monday, March 24, 2014

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local news - including the annual Inner Circle show from this past weekend, which has been satirizing City Hall since 1923.

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Local Politics Round-Up: De Blasio's First Big Moves

Monday, January 20, 2014

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses headlines in the local news and checks in on two major campaign promises made by Mayor Bill de Blasio: paid sick leave, and keeping the doors of Brooklyn hospitals open.


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Local Politics Round-Up

Monday, December 23, 2013

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local politics, from the latest mayoral appointments to the City Council Speaker selection process.


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Monday Morning Local Politics

Monday, November 18, 2013

Is this the week that Bill de Blasio announces his high-level appointments? Azi Paybarah of Capital New York and WNYC's Brigid Bergin set the stage for what looks to be a busy week of transition politics -- and Bloomberg legacy assessment.

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Tomorrow Is Primary Day: Are You Ready?

Monday, September 09, 2013

After a long primary season, (registered) New Yorkers hit the polls tomorrow to choose the Democratic and Republican nominees for Mayor -- or at least who will be in the runoff. Azi Paybarah of Capital New York and WNYC's Anna Sale discuss the last-minute push by the campaigns, and what to watch for as the results come in tomorrow.

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The State of the Race(s)

Friday, July 19, 2013

The election season is heating up, with new polls showing strong support for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer in the mayoral and comptroller's race, respectively. Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, and Kate Taylor of the New York Times discuss the state of the races, and the recent Times poll on Mayor Bloomberg's legacy.

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Azi and Anna Assess the Mayoral Field

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The election season is heating up, with a full slate of Democrats and Republicans trying to raise as much cash as possible in advance of the primaries. WNYC reporter Anna Sale and Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, talk about the latest developments. Plus: What the recent unrest in East Flatbush around the shooting of Kimani Gray says about the state of community relations and the Bloomberg policing legacy. WNYC's Stephen Nessen joins briefly from East Flatbush to describe the community's reactions. 

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Contested Congressional Races

Monday, November 05, 2012

Richard Flanagan, associate professor at the College of Staten Island and co-author of Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City, talks about the Congressional race on Staten Island.

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, looks at how tight races in both the 1st and 18th districts of New York may be decided on election day.

John Dankosky, news director at Connecticut's WNPR and host of Where We Live, talks about the McMahon/Murphy race for Senate.


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Party Affiliation Registration Deadline Nears for New York

Friday, October 05, 2012

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capitol New York, explains why the Friday deadline is crucial for the 2013 mayoral primary.

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Vito Lopez Scandal

Monday, August 27, 2012

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, talks about the sexual harassment charges against Brooklyn Democratic Party leader and Assembly Member Vito Lopez.

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The Culture of Cuomo in Albany

Friday, August 03, 2012

Capitol New York political reporter Azi Paybarah explains how Governor Cuomo's promises of transparency compare to his administration's record, and discusses the latest on the governor's 2016 hopes.

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Local Politics Heating Up

Monday, July 09, 2012

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, discusses the headlines in local politics, from the Rangel-Espaillat race likely getting settled to the ongoing lockout of ConEd workers.

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