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  • New York political leader Basil Paterson dies 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87.

  • De Blasio has victories, missteps in 1st 100 days 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:41 am
  • NEW YORK - Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, has been in office nearly 100 days, a time marked by political hardball over pre-kindergarten, second-guessing over snowplows and an unfortunate attempt to eat pizza with a knife and fork.

  • New York mayor aims to mend relations with press 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:40 pm
  • NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio's relationship with New York City's press since taking office at the beginning of the year was initially marked with several missteps, creating unflattering tabloid headlines and helping to drag down his approval ratings in the eyes of the public.

  • NYC mayor's next big push: affordable housing 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 2:40 pm
  • NEW YORK - Now that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda: massively expanding affordable housing, increasing wages for the working class and overhauling the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

  • NYC mayor delivers big laughs at annual show 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 1:02 am
  • NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio, the unabashedly liberal leader of the nation's most populous city, was portrayed Saturday in the first act of the annual Inner Circle show as a steal-from-the-rich Robin Hood - but elicited big laughs in his rebuttal performance by poking fun of his own shortcomings with the help of some celebrity guests.