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The New York State Board of Regents, which supervises public education, has decided it will no longer be necessary for would-be teachers to pass an Academic Literacy Skills Test....
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Americans are not wrong to worry about their nation’s aging infrastructure. Those crumbling “roads and bridges” that President Barack Obama has been going on about...

If Vox.com were granted the divine power to craft their perfect politician from scratch, the famously self-assured liberal website could still not have conceived of...

Bill de Blasio has just completed his first year in office, but his press clips are starting to make him sound like a lame duck....

Rudy Giuliani never fully left the national political scene after his brief run for the Republican presidential nomination ahead of the 2008 election. New York...

I don't believe New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has "blood on his hands," which is the accusation made by Patrick Lynch, president of...

Herman Badillo died yesterday at the age of 85. He was a trailblazer in New York City politics, the first Puerto Rican to be elected a borough president...

Imagine if New York City’s mayor ordered the Metropolitan Museum to turn over 20 percent of its income to other museums that he would designate....

If you were looking for a moment when the wheels truly seemed to be coming off the Bill de Blasio administration’s relationship with the NYPD,...

After Bill de Blasio’s landslide victory, I wrote that New York’s incoming mayor had benefited greatly from what I called “the Obama effect.” President Obama...

One of the stranger reactions to yesterday’s disturbing standoff between a militarized county police force in Ferguson, Missouri and protesters was for leftist commentators to...

Today the Michael Bloomberg era in New York City drew to a close. Not officially, of course; Bill de Blasio’s mayoralty was inaugurated at the...