Opinion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the Des Moines Register Soapbox during his visit to the Iowa State Fair.
The presidential campaign isn’t going so great for the mayor of New York City.
state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.
The Assembly speaker says their legislative relationship is like that of a fictional 1970s-era superhero duo.
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli delivering an address at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's third inauguration.
With new leadership, the transit agency may be responding.
Woman on laptop.
Home internet access is crucial for social mobility.
Former Rep. Bob Turner speaking at the New York State Republican Convention in 2012.
Bob Turner’s 2011 victory was short-lived. Others may prove more lasting
An empty subway car.
There are more practical ways of stopping subway predation.
A young girl with her dog.
Why the ASPCA wants to keep pets and people together.
Hector Figueroa, discussing the New York Fast Food Wage Board's recommendation for a $15 per hour minimum wage in 2015.
The recently deceased labor leader built bridges with the larger progressive movement.
Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaks at the Capital City Pride Festival Meet the Candidates forum in Des Moines, Iowa on June 8.
Hometown boosters should be warned that it isn’t anything to be particularly proud of.
NYC apartments
But the increasingly conservative judiciary might be persuaded by it.
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