Azi Paybarah

Bratton: Council plan would limit police effectiveness:

Commissioner said he is in discussions with City Council and mayor's office, expects a resolution 'very shortly'

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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City Hall Pro: De Blasio’s push runs into roadblocks in Albany, and MNSBC

City Hall Pro: De Blasio’s push runs into roadblocks in Albany, and MNSBC

Mar. 11, 2014

 
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City Council to honor hip-hop legends

Mel helped write "The Message," an instant classic which foreshadowed the genre’s ability to raise awareness of social challenges facing inner city residents.

Mar. 10, 2014

 
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Camara endorses ‘dynamic’ Espaillat against Rangel

"This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something dynamic," said Assemblyman Karim Camara.

Mar. 10, 2014

 
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Playbook: Mayor and allies go to church; Couric to interview Bloomberg

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Mar. 10, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: de Blasio goes to church; Tish and Eva counter-sue

City Hall Pro: Team de Blasio goes to church; Tish and Eva counter-sue; and a potential job for John Liu

Mar. 10, 2014

 
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Mayor and allies on pre-K and, gingerly, Cuomo

'I’m not ready to settle for crumbs and table scraps or band aids'

Mar. 8, 2014

 
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Giuliani bucks state party, backs George Demos

"He'll make a difference. And George would never support Obamacare," Giuliani said of Demos.

Mar. 7, 2014

 
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Playbook: Axelrod’s advice for de Blasio; Bratton cracks down on panhandlers

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Mar. 7, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: De Blasio goes lofty in Chicago; Poll numbers grounded at home

City Hall Pro: De Blasio goes lofty in Chicago -- Poll numbers grounded at home -- Espaillat staffs up

Mar. 7, 2014

 
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Poll: De Blasio approval hits 39 percent

Numbers split along racial lines

Mar. 6, 2014