Azi Paybarah

Sharpton criticizes policing of 'bubble gum crimes' :

Said there needed to be a 'balanced' system for policing those offences

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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Playbook: De Blasio theme plays in Rangel’s race; Townhouse asking price $114M

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Feb. 28, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Mayor’s battle plan; New demands at Domino

City Hall Pro: De Blasio’s pre-K battle plan; Moskowitz’s ‘saddest day’; New demands at Domino

Feb. 28, 2014

 
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Bratton: Police officers to be taught ‘verbal judo’

The idea is "to formulate new language for all of our officers that might help to diffuse a situation rather than escalate it," Bratton said.

Feb. 27, 2014

 
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Espaillat stresses unity in rematch with Rangel

"We’re all going through the same struggles and we’re al looking for the same solutions," Espaillat said in a statement.

Feb. 27, 2014

 
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Mark-Viverito explains her Espaillat endorsement

Council speaker backs a challenger to Rangel

Feb. 27, 2014

 
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Playbook: Errol Louis on Spike Lee; Marvel series to film here

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Feb. 27, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Espaillat announces; Mayor keeps pushing on pre-K

City Hall Pro: Espaillat announces; Mayor keeps pushing on pre-K

Feb. 27, 2014

 
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Source: Mark-Viverito to endorse Espaillat over Rangel

Reversal from 2012

Feb. 26, 2014

 
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Espaillat to announce Rangel rematch

2012 foe will challenge the 22-term incumbent again

Feb. 26, 2014

 
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Rangel aide talks about ‘final term’

"As we roll into 2016 that would be the final term," said Rangel aide Geoffrey Eaton.

Feb. 26, 2014