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Bloomberg now the city's richest man

Dem candidate pulls back on mayoral race

Nancy Reagan endorses prez' stem cell call

Liu to run for Comptroller

By Marlene Naanes

Another member of the City Council joined the increasingly crowded city Comptroller race yesterday, rounding out the pool of official candidates to four.

Councilman John Liu (D-Flushing) announced his candidacy on the City Hall steps with a wall of supporters chanting behind him. His candidacy announcement noted the historic significance of being the first Asian American...

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GOP circus: The search for the new face of the Republican Party

First portrait

Obama makes speech tonight; bipartisan efforts scrutinized

By Emily Ngo

President Barack Obama tonight delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress, where Republicans are wondering whether his bipartisan efforts will help dig the country out of its deepening recession.

The televised, State of the Union-style speech will tackle “the economy, the economy, the economy, because that’s what’s on people’s minds,”...

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Worst. Apology. Ever.

Say what, Alan?!?

'Awesome,' Hillary!

What does Hillary Clinton, in Asia for her first trip as secretary of state, gain from appearing on an MTV-like show called "Awesome"? At least, she looks like she's having fun.

— Emily Ngo...

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