Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Wants to Strike Fear in the Hearts of New York's Reckless Drivers
March 18, 2015

New York practically invented fatal traffic accidents. Now it's trying to end them.

Bill de Blasio Is Caving to New York Cops
What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?
February 12, 2015

What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?

The NYPD Freakout Isn't Just About Race. It's About Inequality, Too.
What police officers' demand for respect really means
December 30, 2014

What police officers' demand for respect really means.

Conservatives Are Right About Reckless Political Rhetoric
December 22, 2014

But they should turn this lens on themselves.

NYC Police Said Stop-and-Frisks Reduce Violent Crime. This Chart Says Otherwise.
December 02, 2014

Stop-and-frisks are plummeting—and so are violent crimes.

A Populist Just Kneecapped Eric Cantor. Should Hillary Be Worried?
June 11, 2014

A populist just kneecapped Eric Cantor over his Wall Street ties. Could the same thing happen to Hillary Clinton?

Bill de Blasio's First 100 Days Have Been a Hard Introduction to Major-League Politics
April 03, 2014

The New York mayor's accomplishments have been overshadowed by avoidable missteps with the media and in Albany.

Bill de Blasio's Rubber Stamp?
The inside story of how Melissa Mark-Viverito came to run the New York City Council
February 18, 2014

The untold tale of how a progressive party's long game helped install a City Council partner for Bill de Blasio.

It Takes a Democrat To Oppose Homophobic Parades
February 05, 2014

Giuliani and Bloomberg were tolerant of gays. Why do only Democrats boycott a homophobic St. Patrick's Day parade?

Bill de Blasio Should Just Admit It: He Wants to Tax the Rich
January 27, 2014

Bill de Blasio wants to raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for public education. He should say why else he wants it.