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  • New York mayor hails Britain's Labour leader Miliband as next PM

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Bill de Blasio, New York's Democrat mayor, endorsed Britain's harried opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband on Wednesday, calling him an extraordinary politician on course to win "a great victory" at a national election...
  • Thousands pack New York's streets to march against climate change

    As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant...
  • New York offers illegal immigrants zoo trips, museum tours with ID cards

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered free access to some of his city's famed cultural destinations on Thursday in a bid to coax illegal immigrants to join an identification card program aimed at helping them do ordinary things like...
  • NYC police union blasts mayor, urges Democrats to snub convention bid

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police union leader on Tuesday castigated Mayor Bill de Blasio and his bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying the city was losing ground in the fight against crime since he took office in January....
  • Most NYC voters welcome 2016 Democratic Convention: poll

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most New York City voters want to play host to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, according to a poll released on Tuesday, a week after a city police union raised safety concerns and urged organizers to shop for another venue....
  • New York City's 'responsible banking' law survives court challenge

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has refused to block enforcement of a 2012 New York City law designed to ensure that banks holding the city's deposits document how well they meet the needs of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. U.S. District...
  • New York mayor says most new pre-kindergarten programs to open

    (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday most of the city's new pre-kindergarten programs, a new initiative that was a key platform in his successful 2013 campaign, would open this year. But nine programs will not open this year...
  • Mayor reimburses city $14,000 for travel costs

    Mayor reimburses city $14,000 for travel costs
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has paid back the city for more than $14,000 in travel expenses after a Tribune story found he spent taxpayer money on trips in which he tapped well-heeled donors for campaign contributions. The reimbursements came as Emanuel put in...
  • Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch

    Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch
    The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national attention and, behind the curtain, attracted seasoned political operatives to both campaigns. With early...
  • Obama's inner-Rev. Al

    Obama's inner-Rev. Al
    It's not hard to figure out why the Rev. Al Sharpton, of all people, receives a strange new respect in President Barack Obama's White House. Every president needs a good "anger translator." Fans of Comedy Central's "Key and Peele" show know what I am...
  • Head NYC jail investigator resigns amid reports of guard violence

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The commissioner in charge of investigations in New York City's jails resigned on Friday, nearly three weeks after a U.S. Department of Justice report described how guards routinely assaulted teenage inmates at the Rikers Island...