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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.
Will Bloomberg's replacement really undo major pieces of his agenda? [Chris Bragg and Andrew Hawkins]
John Catsimatidis has a radio ad. [Carl Campanile]
Bill de Blasio spoke about the shortage of pre-K seats. [Flickr]
Finally, a debate featuring all of the Republican candidates for mayor. [Greg David]
Mayor Michael Bloomberg didn't march in the St. Pat's for All parade yesterday. The organizer, Brendan Fay, told me he didn't know why.
Consultant Cindy Darrison donated money to State Senator Daniel Squadron's rivals in the public advocate's race after he fired her in a phone call he made while she sat shiva for her father's passing. Darrison fired off two emails venting her frustration with the Democratic lawmaker, which were forwarded to me.
"This is just taking way too long," said New York City Comptroller John Liu, about the federal probe into his fund-raising. [Jill Colvin]
Bill Thompson comes out in support of the Paid Sick Leave bill. [Andrew Hawkins]
Sal Albanese opposes fracking. [SalAlbanese2013.com]
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Liu said the city isn't keeping track of bullying incidents at school. [AP]
The Kings County Democratic organization may not endorse a Democratic candidate for mayor, a spokesman for the party's leader, Frank Seddio, confirmed.
In a radio interview this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg mentioned that he'll be attending the first in a series of St. Patrick's Day parades, marking the start of parade season around the city.
Dicker said there was "no physical evidence" of the signs, and asked Barsky if the story about them could be "a canard."
City Councilwoman and public advocate candidate Letitia James made a daring promise last night: if elected, she'll get more money for her office.
Thousands of gun owners descended on Albany for a demonstration organized by the New York State Pistol and Rifle Association, in protest of the new gun legislation pushed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Erick Salgado's bid to capture the conservative Democratic vote. [Colin Campbell]
A local paper with a side business endorses candidates, who are sometimes clients. [Sabastien Malo]
Bill de Blasio arranged for parent bloggers to meet his celebrity supporter, Cynthia Nixon. [Twitter]