Azi Paybarah

Capital Playbook: Skelos sticks, for now; Met’s big gala:

Capital Playbook: Skelos sticks, for now; Met’s big gala

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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Lander: ‘Shadow speaker’ talk is racist and sexist

'You’d be unlikely to hear such things if the Speaker were white and male'

Jan. 27, 2014

 
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Playbook: Mayor’s pre-k plan covers 54,000 kids by Sept.

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Jan. 27, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Speaker staffs up

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Jan. 27, 2014

 
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Rangel staffs up for re-election race

Charlie Rangel hires staff for a difficult re-election

Jan. 27, 2014

 
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A diverse delegation heads to Albany

More than a dozen council members, including former Mark-Viverito opponents, will join the mayor 

Jan. 26, 2014

 
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Global hires Andrew Kirtzman away from ed department

Andrew Kirtzman, a decorated journalist who went to work for the city's schools chancellor last year, is leaving that post for a job at Global Strategy Group.

Jan. 24, 2014

 
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Cuomo adds former press aide to Schneiderman

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s press office has a new addition: Dani Lever.

Jan. 24, 2014

 
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Playbook: Exclusive audio from de Blasio AIPAC speech

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Jan. 24, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Mayor’s secret Israel talk; Council split on snow

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Jan. 24, 2014

 
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Council divides over a de Blasio hearing

Members aligned with the new mayor don't see much need for more oversight

Jan. 23, 2014