Reid Pillifant

Community group cites 'lack of trust' at Liberty City:

'We believe there is a lack of accountability, transparency and community input in the redevelopment'

Bio: Reid Pillifant is the deputy editor of POLITICO States. He was previously an editor and reporter at the New York Observer. Contact him at rpillifant[at]politico.com.

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Anthony Weiner is ready to run, but barely spending so far

Anthony Weiner didn't take any big steps toward a mayoral bid in the last two months, at least according to his latest filing with the city's Campaign Finance Board.

May. 15, 2013

 
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Rangel says Obama’s answers so far about the DOJ aren’t good enough

Rep. Charlie Rangel would like President Obama to offer a better explanation for why the Justice Department collected phone records for the Associated Press.

May. 15, 2013

 
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Asked about a Schumer bill that might have protected the AP, the White House says it’s ‘complicated’

White House press secretary Jay Carney said at least a dozen times at a press briefing today that President Obama believes in reporters' unfettered right to pursue investigative stories.

May. 14, 2013

 
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Obama responds to Benghazi and I.R.S. questions, heads to Harvey Weinstein’s home

President Obama will appear at three pooled-press Democratic fund-raisers in New York City this evening, after spending part of the day fielding questions about the I.R.S. and Benghazi.

May. 13, 2013

 
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Andrew Cuomo on legislating through ‘scandal mania’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has tried to use the recent rash of corruption arrests to pass a new reform package for state elections, but he said on Monday morning that he doesn't want "scandal mania" to overwhelming his agenda for the legislative session.

May. 13, 2013

 
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Sunday shows: Republicans focus Benghazi talking points on Hillary Clinton

On Sunday morning, Republicans insisted their fixation on the attacks in Benghazi, Libya last fall has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton and 2016.

May. 13, 2013

 
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Karl Rove takes his best early shot at Hillary Clinton, and it’s Benghazi

Hillary Clinton is officially back as a target for Republican rancor.

May. 10, 2013

 
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Anthony Weiner moves very slowly for a guy who wants to run

Tomorrow will be the one-month anniversary of Anthony Weiner's reemergence as a public figure and aspiring mayoral candidate, which came in the form of a gory but sympathetic brokered profile in The New York Times Magazine.

May. 9, 2013

 
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As promised, Bloomberg backs up Toomey, and urges him to ‘keep fighting’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making good on his promise to support Pat Toomey.

May. 9, 2013

 
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Gillibrand to attend ‘high-level’ White House meeting on sexual assault

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be among the participants at a "high-level" White House meeting today focused on how to reduce sexual assault in the military.

May. 9, 2013