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 2020-01-25 00:46 

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De Blasio hire suggests Chirlane McCray may run for Brooklyn borough president...

One of Mayor Bill de Blasio's top operatives has been hired by Brooklyn's Democratic Party — a move insiders think could pave the way for a possible borough president run by First Lady Chirlane McCray. Jon Paul Lupo, de Blasio's ex-direc...

 2020-01-24 22:26 

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De Blasio no fan of NYC council bill to let green card holders vote...

Mayor Bill de Blasio threw cold water on a controversial bill Friday that would allow non-US citizens with green cards or other legal working papers to vote in elections for city offices, claiming the feds should first overhaul America's immigration s...

 2020-01-24 21:35 

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De Blasio calls disciplinary situation at embattled Queens middle school 'troubling'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he has talked to New York's schools chancellor about the situation at a troubled Queens middle school that has seen a series of violent incidents, which he called "troubling" Friday. "I would be outraged too, as a...

 2020-01-24 19:49 

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Cuomo says state officials probing potential cases of coronavirus...

Cuomo made the announcement shortly after Mayor Bill de Blasio and city Health Commissioner said there were no cases in New York City — suggesting the state cases were either upstate or in the city suburbs....

 2020-01-23 00:58 

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De Blasio's failed efforts to combat homelessness exposed...

A one-two punch just exposed the built-in futility of Mayor Bill de Blasio's efforts to handle homeless in the subways — indeed, the key flaw in all his homeless policies. First came last week's report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...

 2020-01-21 21:59 

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De Blasio's homeless outreach program criminalizes subway poverty: letter...

A Mayor Bill de Blasio administration scheme to get more subway homeless people to take the city up on supportive programs — instead of getting summonses for bad behavior — has backfired, an anonymous letter purportedly sent by transit cops to...

 2020-01-21 01:27 

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The con job behind rising high-school-graduation rates...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza crowed about the city's "record high" high-school graduation rates last week, skipping over as usual the fact that it's the result of a lower bar — not better schools. For ...

 2020-01-20 22:13 

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De Blasio slams Trump, Middle East tensions at MLK Day events...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday used his MLK Day pulpit to rail against the Trump administration and increasing tensions in the Middle East. Speaking at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's 34th annual celebration of Martin Luther King and later at Al Sharp...

 2020-01-20 02:06 

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Cuomo outplays de Blasio again, this time in the budget wars...

It took seven years, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has finally done the unthinkable: propose a city budget whose spending only increases modestly, in line with inflation. Hizzoner isn't wrong, then, to say that the city's immediate fiscal woes stem fro...

 2020-01-20 00:15 

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Many top Dems, 'pressured by Left,' no-show major real estate dinner...

It was more telling who didn't attend the Real Estate Board of New York's annual banquet last week. A slew of powerful Democratic politicians — from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to state Attorney General Letitia James and city ...

 2020-01-19 21:55 

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Giuliani wrongly blames Mayor de Blasio for state bail reform...

You'd think a former mayor and federal prosecutor would get this right. Rudy Giuliani falsely blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for the rocky roll-out of bail reform on Sunday, even though the measure was passed by state lawmakers — not the city &mdas...

 2020-01-19 00:32 

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Homeless deaths spike amid all-time high in population under Mayor de Blasio...

More homeless New Yorkers died last year than in any other in the past decade -- despite promises by Mayor Bill de Blasio to make their lives better....

 2020-01-18 01:42 

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How de Blasio's ferry fantasy is just like all his other policies...

Even after City Hall was caught hiding data that show his signature NYC Ferry program doesn't serve the poor, Mayor Bill de Blasio is insisting it does. "There's no question in my mind that we are reaching a lot of people who have a lot of nee...

 2020-01-17 18:40 

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ICE director: De Blasio needs to 'own' elderly woman's murder...

The nation's top immigration official said Friday that Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to "own" the death of a 92-year-old Queens woman allegedly killed as a result of his "sanctuary city" policy. "The policies of the mayor make this ci...

 2020-01-17 01:02 

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De Blasio blasts the MTA: 'We are not going to keep handing over money'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio took swipes at MTA leadership on Thursday — after announcing a proposed budget that excluded funding requested by transit officials. Speaking to reporters, Hizzoner — who previously called it "appropriate"; for the ...

 2020-01-16 23:09 

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Commit these food crimes in NYC and you'll be roasted...

Nearly 11 years into my time living in Manhattan, I doubt I'll ever eat like a "true" New Yorker. That's because, on Wednesday, it dawned on me: New Yorkers have too many rules when it comes to enjoying food. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who grew...

 2020-01-16 17:20 

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Bill de Blasio buys bagels for city hall reporters amid latest food scandal...

Here's one order he didn't mess up! Mayor Bill de Blasio bought City Hall's hardworking correspondents lightly toasted whole wheat bagels for breakfast Thursday morning, offering a wink-and-nod response to his botched bagel-order tweet that go...

 2020-01-16 03:04 

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De Blasio's 'sanctuary city' policy is leaving NYC more dangerous by the day: Devine...

While Mayor de Blasio occupied himself Wednesday with frivolous tweets about bagels, a family is grieving for a grandmother whose murder immigration officials are blaming on the mayor's "sanctuary city" policy. New Yorkers don't care wheth...

 2020-01-15 20:44 

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De Blasio likes toasted bagels — his latest NYC food snafu...

Is there any New York City food Bill de Blasio DOES know how to eat? The Big Apple mayor — who was reviled for digging into a slice of pizza with a knife and fork — stepped into another culinary catastrophe Wednesday when he decided to weigh i...

 2020-01-14 23:19 

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Developer paid de Blasio-linked lobbyist, lawyers for East Village petition...

A developer paid an ethically tarred City Hall lobbyist — and the law firm that defended Mayor Bill de Blasio against pay-to-play allegations — to press the administration for permission to expand a 10-story office tower in the East Village, T...

 2020-01-13 20:39 

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Cuomo again supports change to new bail law, but gives no specifics...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo reiterated his support Monday for changing New York's controversial new bail law, but balked when asked what specific changes he would like to see. "We are now looking at the effect of those changes and considering other changes....

 2020-01-12 23:45 

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City knew ferries have been for the rich since day one, documents reveal...

Ferries help the poor? That's rich. Mayor Bill de Blasio has insisted that his administration's heavily-subsidized ferry service would help poor New Yorkers get around, but newly revealed data shows it's been a plaything of the rich since day ...

 2020-01-11 22:00 

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Critics skeptical de Blasio and Carranza can tackle anti-Semitic education in schools...

Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to add a new curriculum on anti-Semitism in city schools has sparked debate, with some saying his administration has mainly focused on "black victimization," while others object to his close ties to a top Jewish gro...

 2020-01-11 03:39 

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De Blasio pours foamy beer after helping save historic Neir's Tavern...

He's no AOC. Mayor Bill de Blasio played bartender to jubilant patrons of Neir's Tavern in Woodhaven Friday night after helping to save the historic pub from losing its lease — and wound up taking some good-natured ribbing on his beer-tappin...

 2020-01-10 23:28 

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De Blasio's Orthodox allies slam Jewish lawmaker's call for his ouster...

Mayor Bill de Blasio's Orthodox allies mounted a blistering defense after a top Jewish lawmaker demanded Hizzoner's resignation over City Hall's sluggish response to a surge in anti-Semitic attacks. "We love our Orthodox elected officials ...

 2020-01-08 23:18 

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Councilman calls for ethics probe of de Blasio's use of NYPD in 2020 bid...

A Queens Councilman has asked the city's Conflicts of Interest Board to investigate how Mayor Bill de Blasio was able to bill taxpayers over $60,000 for NYPD security as he laid the groundwork for his 2020 run, following a Post report about the expens...

 2020-01-08 18:36 

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No more Amazons: Study trashes corporate tax breaks to lure jobs...

A new study questions the policy of state and local governments throwing massive tax subsidies at corporations to lure jobs and bolster the economy and particularly cites the political backlash over Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio's doomed ...

 2020-01-08 03:51 

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De Blasio getting the cold shoulder from Albany lawmakers...

If Mayor de Blasio feels like he's getting a chilly reception upstate, it's not just the Albany winter. Hizzoner will head to the Capitol on Wednesday to champion city interests ahead of the state-budget announcement, but Albany lawmakers represen...

 2020-01-07 23:48 

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De Blasio spent over $60K on NYPD detail in White House run — before he ran...

That's a whole lot of money for a whole lotta nothing. Mayor Bill de Blasio shelled out over $60,000 in taxpayer money for his NYPD detail to accompany him as he ditched the city and laid the groundwork for his dead-end presidential campaign, The Post...

 2020-01-07 01:27 

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De Blasio says 'common sense,' not data, justifies e-bike crackdown...

Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Monday that the city's crackdown on delivery workers riding e-bikes is based on "common sense" — regardless of whether data shows them to be dangerous. Asked after a press conference on NYPD crime statistics...

 2020-01-07 01:02 

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Cuomo, de Blasio see the light on the lunatic new bail law...

Hey, have you heard the one about the two blind hogs who found the same acorn — at the same time? Mayor Bill de Blasio, say hello to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Clearly New York's ultra-progressive chief executives have arrived at the same place on the s...

 2020-01-07 01:01 

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De Blasio admits he intervened in case of accused anti-Semitic attacker...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday admitted to intervening in the prosecution of an accused anti-Semitic attacker, but claimed it had nothing to do with negative publicity about bail reform. "I absolutely made an inquiry," de Blasio said at an unrelat...

 2020-01-07 00:54 

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De Blasio waffles on presidential endorsement — again...

Mayor de Blasio is hedging his bets on a presidential endorsement — again. Hizzoner famously flubbed his 2016 nod by twisting in the wind for months before ultimately supporting Hillary Clinton. The hemming and hawing so annoyed the Clinton camp tha...

 2020-01-06 22:03 

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Cuomo agrees with GOP, de Blasio that changes needed to new bail law...

Gov. Cuomo, for the first time, is agreeing with Republicans and Mayor de Blasio that "changes" need to be made to the new bail laws, which went into effect Jan. 1. "Changing the system, which we started to do ... is complicated and then has a...

 2020-01-05 19:03 

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Councilman demands extra firefighter on FDNY engines during 'Code Blue' weather...

With FDNY response times on the rise, a Brooklyn pol is turning up the heat on Mayor Bill de Blasio to reassign a fifth firefighter to all Big Apple engine companies whenever temperatures drop below freezing. Councilman Justin Brannan (DBrooklyn) told The...

 2020-01-04 22:47 

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DOE official busted for seeking sex with teen was subject of stalled NYC probe...

A city investigation into the social media activity of a top education official busted for trying to have sex with a 14-year-old was among the probes allegedly shelved to avoid bad press during Mayor Bill de Blasio's failed presidential campaign, The ...

 2020-01-03 18:25 

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De Blasio hints New Yorkers may face subway bag checks after death of Iran general...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that New Yorkers may face more subway bag checks and car stops on bridges and tunnels as officials up security in the aftermath of the deadly US airstrike on the head of Iran's elite Quds Force. "What we have to as...

 2020-01-03 06:51 

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De Blasio says NYPD will protect key locations against possible Iran retaliation...

The NYPD will take "immediate steps" to take to protect the city against any possible "retaliation"; in the wake of a deadly US airstrike in Iraq, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday night....

 2020-01-03 00:15 

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How to tell de Blasio doesn't really care about 'hate crimes'...

When it comes to fighting hate crimes, Mayor Bill de Blasio seems far more interested in posturing than in results. The latest telling sign: Four months after it launched, the mayoral Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes is still only half-staffed. Ev...

 2020-01-01 19:44 

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MTA's $51.5 billion capital plan approved without city oversight...

The MTA's $51.5 billion capital plan was approved without oversight from the city -- after Gov. Andrew Cuomo refused to convene a review panel amid a spat with Mayor Bill de Blasio....

 2020-01-01 18:38 

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De Blasio rips Domino's over $30 New Year's Eve pizzas...

Mayor Bill de Blasio attacked the Domino's pizza company on Wednesday over a Post report about a Midtown outlet that sold $30 pies to New Year's Eve revelers in Times Square. "Jacking up your prices on people trying to celebrate the holidays? ...

 2019-12-31 19:02 

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Rudy Giuliani criticizes Bill de Blasio over anti-Semitic attacks: 'You're responsible'...

Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday resumed his public war with Mayor de Blasio — calling him "lazy," and a "failure" and asserting that Hizzoner "broke my heart" by ending some of his crime-fighting policies....

 2019-12-30 22:23 

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De Blasio hits back after Giuliani claims he snoozed on anti-Semitism...

Mayor Bill de Blasio squared off Monday against his most famous predecessor, Rudy Giuliani, after the former two-term mayor charged that City Hall fiddled while a wave of anti-Semitic violence built. "Possibly the worst Mayor in NYC, de Blasio, has wa...

 2019-12-30 01:56 

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De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis...

Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with President Trump on Sunday for help with the burgeoning homeless situation wreaking havoc throughout the city. The Democrat said in an interview on Fox News that he would like the federal government to help provide assista...

 2019-12-30 01:14 

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Cuomo refuses to audit MTA's $51.5B construction budget without de Blasio...

Here's one MTA countdown clock that actually matters. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is refusing to convene a panel to review the MTA's massive $51.5 billion construction budget before an end-of-year deadline — unless Mayor Bill de Blasio personally take...

 2019-12-29 22:50 

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De Blasio promises to beef up NYPD patrols to combat anti-Semitic 'crisis'...

The city is in the middle of a race-hate "crisis" — and will beef up NYPD patrols of Jewish neighborhoods while introducing anti-bias-crime programs in their public schools, Mayor de Bill Blasio said Sunday. "Fearing the next act of terr...

 2019-12-28 23:35 

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Manhattan Legal Services files suit over gender options...

The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is being sued because it hasn't recognized the NYC law allowing individuals to choose the third gender option of X instead of the traditional M or F on its applications and forms. "We need to...

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