Azi Paybarah

Bio: Azi Paybarah is a reporter for Capital. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.

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Capital Playbook: Mayor dines with Bill Clinton in Harlem

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City Hall Pro: De Blasio dines with Clinton

City Hall Pro: De Blasio dines with Clinton

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Union organizer arrested in Brooklyn Bridge police assault

Robert Murray, an organizer for 32BJ SEIU, surrendered to authorities today

Dec. 18, 2014

 
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De Blasio praises police on drop in crime, response to protests

The mayor visited the New York Police Department and attended its weekly CompState meeting

Dec. 18, 2014

 
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Capital Playbook: Cuomo picks a fracking position

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Dec. 18, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Union leader urges ‘discretion’

City Hall Pro: Union leader urges ‘discretion’

Dec. 18, 2014

 
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At private meeting, union head tells officers to use ‘extreme discretion’

'The rules are made by them to hurt you. Well now we’ll use those rules to protect us.'

Dec. 18, 2014

 
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Poll: ‘No excuse’ for police behavior in Garner incident

According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, 67 percent of voters there was no excuse for how police acted

Dec. 17, 2014

 
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De Blasio: ‘Right thing’ to normalize relations with Cuba

'Many Americans had in Vietnam yet we normalized relations with Vietnam many years ago'

Dec. 17, 2014

 
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Mayor: Protest organizers ‘must denounce’ anti-police violence

'Turn someone in if they are planning an attack.'

Dec. 17, 2014