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NYC Mayor Names Top Cop Cited for Protest Response as Adviser

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named his top uniformed police official, who came under fire for the department's enforcement tactics during Black Lives Matter protests, to be a special public-safety adviser.
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De Blasio made his wife an unofficial ‘co-mayor.' New York's next mayor won't

De Blasio made his wife an unofficial ‘co-mayor.' New York's next mayor won't

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - The phenomenon of de Blasio fatigue underpinning New York City's mayoral race has extended to first lady Chirlane McCray.
Since the beginning of Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, McCray has played a high-profile, often criticized role in his administration. But when faced with questions over the arrangement, the mayor has doubled down, lamenting nepotism laws that barred his closest adviser from drawing a city salary: "She can't get paid, so she is doing it as a volunteer."
Now, the Democratic candidates looking to succeed him - most of whom are trying to run away from de...
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Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

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