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5 Quotes from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

5 Quotes from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spent Wednesday in Washington, elevating his national profile and opining about the state of the Democratic Party after its lackluster showing in the 2014 midterm elections. At a POLITICO-sponsored breakfast forum and … Read more on Wall Street Journal […]

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Bill Cosby refuses to discuss sexual assault accusations on NPR

Cosby has never been charged with the alleged crimes. amNewYork

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New York City lawmakers introduce police transparency bill

New York City lawmakers introduce police transparency bill But Torres said the proposed law, supported by the New York Civil Liberties Union and other groups, was designed to stop arrests and summonses that result from voluntary searches people don't know they can refuse and that end up leading to citations … Read more on WABC-TV

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City’s First Lady not happy with Bill Bratton

Hell hath no fury like a first lady whose passed-over pick for police commissioner — the outgoing Chief of Department Philip Banks III — is further scorned. “I told you… | Metro | New York Post

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Former President Bill Clinton rallies for Andrew Cuomo

Not to be outstaged again after Hillary Clinton seemed to steal the limelight last week, Gov. Cuomo made sure to schedule the former president after he and running mate Kathy Hochul Thursday night. New York News – NY Daily News

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Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools Gains Support at UWS Rally

Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools Gains Support at UWS Rally

Parents and officials have been fighting a planned 20-story nursing home set to go up next to P.S. 63. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 1:09am

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GOP aims to win NY Senate seats with ads targeting Bill de Blasio

With three weeks to go before Election Day, Republicans are moving to make Mayor de Blasio and the liberal City Council a centerpiece of their campaign to maintain control of the state Senate. New York News – NY Daily News

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With new bill, New York City aims to be model for transgender rights

With new bill, New York City aims to be model for transgender rights New York — The New York City Council and the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio are vowing to make the city's gender identification policy “the most progressive policy in the entire country” for transgender residents, officials said on Tuesday. A … […]

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Extra, Extra: Ben Affleck Criticizes Bill Maher For Being Islamaphobic

Extra, Extra: Ben Affleck Criticizes Bill Maher For Being Islamaphobic

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Can Bill de Blasio Lead a Progressive Urban Surge?

The mayor has chalked up victories at home and rallied fellow mayors around an activist platform. Sure, this could be another false dawn for the hope of a new, national urban agenda. But maybe … City Limits – News

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Criminal undocumented immigrants wouldn’t be turned into feds under proposed bill

Undocumented immigrants charged with violent crimes would not be automatically handed over to immigration officials, under a bill proposed Thursday by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and quickly ­endorsed by… | Metro | New York Post

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD needs to weed out bad cops

The city’s top cop was talking tough to NYPD brass Thursday morning about some officers “poisoning the well,” even showing a disturbing video montage of cops mistreating the public. New York News – NY Daily News

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Bill Bratton, Robert Peel, and Today’s Police

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton speaking at a Manhattan Institute event  New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton often refers in public to his hero, Sir Robert Peel, a 19th century Englishman who espoused a community-oriented policing philosophy. The nine Peelian principles include such views as: The ability of the police to perform their duties is […]

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Bill Clinton: Charter Schools Must Be Held To ‘The Original Bargain’

NEW YORK — Charter schools have great potential, but they aren’t living up to their promise, former President Bill Clinton said late Tuesday night at a gathering of about 100 international philanthropists and businesspeople. “If you’re going to get into education, I think it’s really important that you invest in what works,” Clinton said. “For […]

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Gaza war, ISIS atrocities fuelling hate crime spike in New York City: Bill Bratton

Gaza war, ISIS atrocities fuelling hate crime spike in New York City: Bill Bratton The war in Gaza and the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State have fueled a spike in hate crimes against Jews and Muslims in New York City, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday. Media coverage of the two major stories to […]

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