New York

The states that need the most help aren't getting it, thanks to conservatives and their friends at the Supreme Court.

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

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The city has erased more than just graffiti.

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All-you-can-eat might make economic sense, but you'll pay for it in other ways.

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How De Blasio’s Inauguration Hinted at Wider Implications

His focus on inequality is New York-centric. Will it be heard farther afield?

The inaugural festivities on New Year’s Day’s for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio felt awfully like an event of national import and impact. In one row next to the podium were two prospective presidential candidates, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Ceremonially swearing in de Blasio (who was officially sworn in at midnight the night before) was a former president, Bill Clinton.

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Bloomberg's Favorite Toy

Inside the billionaire's quixotic, costly, and strangely milquetoast foray into opinion journalism

Bloomberg View spends big on fancy writers. Influence does not follow.

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The End of the Rainbow

From 1993: America's Changing Urban Politics

Big cities are turning against Bloomberg-style mayors. This 1993 TNR piece explains why we first turned to them.

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The Truth About the Obamacare Rollout

The feds botched the website. But the states are doing much better.

The feds botched the website. But the states are doing much better. 

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The second-day story from New York City’s primaries last week could have been the exceptional performance of the city’s unique system of small-donor public financing. By providing a six-dollar public match for every dollar raised in contributions of $175 or less, the system enabled the little-known Scott Stringer to compete with and defeat Eliot Spitzer’s family fortune in the race for Comptroller. On the Republican side, it helped mayoral nominee Joe Lhota, who received almost half his total spending in public money, to overcome another self-financed millionaire.

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