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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Boston, New York races hint at economic populism strain within Democratic Party

The new mayors of New York City and Boston won election on platforms promising economic fairness.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:06 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boston, campaigns, democratic party, elections, labor, New York, New York City, newsletter, States, unions

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Should Denver and New York City implement a plastic bag tax?

Do taxes and fees on plastic bags actually accomplish the goals their backers promise?

By Reid Wilson  |  09:01 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, Denver, New York City, spending, States, taxes

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 09/18/2013

FBI: Chicago passes New York as murder capital of U.S.

The city of Chicago registered more homicides than any city in the nation in 2012.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:54 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago, crimes, murders, New York City, Rankings, States

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Elections in two states rebuke Bloomberg from right and left

Michael Bloomberg’s name wasn’t on any ballot on Tuesday, but voters in two states delivered sharp rebukes of his policies nonetheless.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:08 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bloomberg, campaigns, Campaigns & Elections, colorado, elections, gun control, gun rights, new york city, recall, States