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  • Focus in Ferguson shifts to election of City Council members

    Small-community municipal elections don't typically merit much attention, but Tuesday's City Council race in Ferguson has attracted intense media coverage and efforts to boost voter participation with help from national organizations. The election is the...
  • NYC council speaker takes first steps onto bigger stages

    She was little known outside her City Council district a mere fifteen months ago, but New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has briskly taken her first steps onto the national stage and out of the mayor's shadow. Mark-Viverito, whose...
  • Ferguson election offers chance to translate anger into votes

    This week, Crystal Stovall will choose between two black candidates running to represent her City Council ward in Ferguson, Mo. The election is the first chance at citizen-led change in the St. Louis suburb nationally notorious for racial turmoil. Voters...
  • Rahm Emanuel gaining steam for runoff, despite rival's change in tactics

    Rahm Emanuel gaining steam for runoff, despite rival's change in tactics
    If the Chicago mayoral campaign of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is remembered for nothing else, it might be the way he slapped down Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a recent debate with references to Darth Vader and imperiousness. Garcia ripped into Emanuel, the first-term...
  • NY mayor gathers progressive leaders, discusses income gap

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, aiming to have a larger national profile as a leader of liberal causes, gathered a group of progressive elected officials and civic leaders on Thursday to fashion a call for solutions to the nation's growing income inequality. The...
  • Mayor, attorney general create task force to aid immigrants

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are announcing the creation of a task force to combat immigration services fraud. The task force was announced Thursday. It will dedicate enforcement resources to stop...
  • Hillary Clinton on campaign plans: 'All in good time'

    Hillary Clinton was in Brooklyn on Wednesday for one of her final public events before launching her likely presidential campaign, but she wouldn't bite whether her headquarters will be in the borough. "All in good time, all in good time," the former...
  • Hillary Clinton dodges Brooklyn campaign headquarters talk

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is playfully dodging talk about where her Democratic presidential campaign headquarters might be. Clinton on Wednesday attended a roundtable on early child development in Brooklyn with New York City's first lady, Chirlane McCray....
  • NYC comptroller finds $6.8 million misspent in Sandy relief work

    NEW YORK New York misspent $6.8 million after Hurricane Sandy in payments to independent consultants for flawed and incomplete work that delayed help to at least 20,000 people with damaged homes, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said. The Office of...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton tours NYC child center in Brooklyn

    Hillary Rodham Clinton toured an early childhood development center in New York City on Wednesday, appearing alongside the city's first lady to launch a "Talk to Your Baby" public awareness campaign. But, for many political reporters in the room, the...
  • New York governor bans some state-funded travel to Indiana

    New York governor bans some state-funded travel to Indiana
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday banned non-essential, state-funded travel to Indiana in response to that state's religious freedom law that critics say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians. The ban applies to all state agencies and...