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Hillary on T.R. and the age of the robber barons

capitalnewyork.com — Hillary Clinton is intrigued by Teddy Roosevelt because his era resembles our own. "Right now, I am really fascinated by Teddy Roosevelt, because I do think there are parallels between the times in which he served and our own times," she said, after Aspen Institute C.E.O.

Pro-Clinton operative preaches 'message consistency'

capitalnewyork.com — "I think the big pitfall for Democrats is we have not yet figured out a message on the economy that resonates with working-class voters," said Mitch Stewart, senior adviser to Ready for Hillary, one of the super PACs that's preparing for the former secretary of state's presumptive second run for the presidency.

Priorities USA open to spending against anti-Hillary Dems

capitalnewyork.com — "We think Hillary Clinton is the strongest candidate,

Bike advocates 'photo-bomb' Verrazano celebration

capitalnewyork.com — The M.T.A.'s 50th anniversary celebration of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge has proven more controversial than expected. On Thursday, Staten Island Borough President Jimmy Oddo and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said they would boycott today's celebration in protest of the M.T.A.'s plans to hike tolls on the suspension bridge connecting their boroughs.

Emily's List president: Hillary must 'make the case'

capitalnewyork.com — Emily's List president Stephanie Schriock said on Friday that in order to win the primary, Hillary Clinton's

Among world dignitaries, Clinton pitches cookstoves

capitalnewyork.com — Wearing her former secretary of state hat, Hillary Clinton spoke this morning at an event highlighting efforts to reduce the impact of air pollution on women and girls.

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Officials prescribe framework for (limited) Gowanus development

capitalnewyork.com — If and when Mayor Bill de Blasio decides to bring taller buildings to Gowanus, he will encounter a well-organized community with a laundry list of demands. On Friday, Rep. Nydia Velazquez and Councilmen Brad Lander, Steve Levin and Carlos Menchaca, all of whom represent parts in and around Gowanus, will release a framework they hope the city will apply to any future development there.

Brooklyn Bridge Park to tower critics: No more study

capitalnewyork.com — The administrators of Brooklyn Bridge Park have looked into complaints that the development of two towers on the greensward's edge requires more environmental study, and found them without merit.

Staten Island and Brooklyn pols to boycott Verrazano event

capitalnewyork.com — Neither Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams nor Staten Island Borough President Jimmy Oddo will be attending Friday's 50th aniversary celebration of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge that connects their two boroughs. "He will be boycotting tomorrow's event," Stefan Ringel, Adams' spokesman said. Ringel said he would be sending out a lengthier statement shortly.
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Nov 25, 2014

RT @ryanchutchins: .@MTA releases “reinvention” report at 5:23 pm the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Lucky @danarubinstein had last week. capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @GloriaPazmino: !!!!! RT @JonLemire: Huh. Note who sent this morning's email to NJ-based reporters from @TheRevAl (h/t @colvinj) pic.twitter.com/R4SSJYaXGU

Nov 25, 2014

RT @brendancheney: @ByronTau @danarubinstein Appears he was president of Congress. So not an executive. And maybe not the first anyway. Or so says @Wikipedia

Nov 25, 2014

"This is like, you have to make your bed but even if you don't, I'll still give you an allowance." capi.tl/1AK9Gma

Nov 25, 2014

"Several previous O.M.B. staffers privately remarked that the new approach to budget savings would be ineffective" capi.tl/1AK9Gma

Nov 25, 2014

RT @JimmyVielkind: Our wake-up scoop: sources say Cuomo's deputy secretary for transportation is heading to the M.T.A. capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

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