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Mark-Viverito, Who Promised More Democratic NYC Council, Now Argues Against Democracy

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito—who once vowed to break with the authoritarian approach of her predecessor, Christine Quinn—argued today that it would not be “responsible” to let bills with majority support to become law. 562 more words

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IRONY: Corey Lewandowski Doesn't Want To Be Touched (Flips Out)

In the most ironic of stories today,  Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski becomes quite angry when former New York Assembly Speaker Christine Quinn, a triggered anit-Trump woman, touches his arm.   157 more words

Poll: Voters Disapprove of de Blasio But Like Him Better Than Potential Challengers

As Mayor Bill de Blasio faces several investigations of his administration and campaigns, the latest Quinnipiac University poll finds that most city voters disapprove of his work and feel he does not deserve to be reelected—but he would still beat two possible challengers. 641 more words

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Cuomo to Seize or Shutter Homeless Shelters That Don't Clean Up

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration today unveiled “phase one” of its $10.4 billion plan to contain the swelling homeless population—and announced the state would close down or take control of out-of-compliance shelters for the indigent. 735 more words

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Borough President Gale Brewer Makes Manhattan Feel Small

Manhattan is not a small town. But when you spend the day with its borough president, Gale Brewer, it feels like one—and Ms. Brewer feels like its mayor. 2,680 more words

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Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note.

“I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how to come out to his family,” Ms. 499 more words

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Christine Quinn Teams Up With de Blasio Administration on Homeless Shelter Overhaul

Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn, now head of supportive housing nonprofit Women in Need, was on hand to announce the results of the de Blasio administration’s… 547 more words

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