David Chen

David Chen appears in the following:

City Hall Reporter Roundtable

Monday, June 08, 2015

Three local reporters discuss the latest in New York City and New York State politics. 

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Why Some Sandy Damage Reports Were Falsified

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

After engineers' reports originally confirmed Sandy-related damage for thousands of homes, many homeowners are being denied compensation from insurers, prompting allegations of fraud.

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Recapping the Raucous Mayoral Debate

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Seven mayoral candidates stood on stage last night at the first official Democratic primary debate, but most of the focus was on criticizing front-runner Bill de Blasio. David Chen of the New York Times helps play highlights from the often heated 90-minute exchange, and discusses what we learned about the candidates less than a month before primary day. Listeners: What'd you make of the debate? Did it help you make up your mind, or change your mind? Call 212-433-9692 or post below.

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The Real (Non-Weiner) Mayoral Race Issues

Friday, July 26, 2013

Usually at this point in a mayoral election, the focus is on local issues, grassroots advocacy, and coalition building. This is not your usual mayoral election. David Chen, City Hall bureau chief for The New York Times, discusses the issues central to the mayoral race that have been overshadowed by Anthony Weiner's texting saga. Listeners: What non-sexting issue is getting crowded out? Interest groups, this is your moment. Call 212-433-9692 and tell us what we'd usually be talking about in a "normal" election year.

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Is it Sexist to Talk about Quinn's Temper?

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Azi Paybarah, Capitol New York reporter, and David Chen, City Hall bureau chief for the New York Times, discuss the latest in the Mayor's race, and the fallout from Chen's piece on Christine Quinn's temper.

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Liu's Fund-Raising Investigation

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The New York Times City Hall bureau chief David Chen updates the news about federal investigations of New York City comptroller (and 2013 mayoral hopeful) John Liu's campaign fund-raising. 


Comptroller Liu's Campaign Donations

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

David Chen, City Hall bureau chief for The New York Times, talks about irregularities he found in examining donations to New York City Comptroller John Liu.

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New York as Punching Bag

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

David Chen, City Hall bureau chief for The New York Times, describes how New York City has been used as a negative in campaign ads this cycle.

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Primary Day Roundtable

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

David Chen, reporter for the New York Times, Liz Benjamin, political reporter for the Daily News and Juan Manuel Benitez, Reporter for NY1 Noticias and Host of Pura Política, discuss the Democratic Primary elections.

Plus, an informal, unofficial, thoroughly unscientific exit poll. Tell us how you voted and ...

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Family Leave, New Jersey-style

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

In a historic and emotional vote, the New Jersey State Senate just passed legislation making it the third state in the nation to give paid family leave for caretakers. David Chen, New Jersey State House Bureau Chief for the New York Times, explains the particulars.

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Milgram's Proposal

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Yesterday New Jersey State Attorney General Anne Milgram proposed a change to local police procedure, which would allow them to ask the immigration status of those they have arrested. David Chen from the New York Times explains the proposed changes. And State Senator Shirley Turner discusses her proposal to require ...

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