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Dallas Morning News
Q&A: Joe Lieberman Isn’t Ready to Endorse Clinton or Denounce Trumpthe role he played in the building of a skating rink in Central Park in New Yor
Q&A: Joe Lieberman Isn’t Ready to Endorse Clinton or Denounce Trump
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
the role he played in the building of a skating rink in Central Park in New York. Now why did he do that? Because he said Ed Koch called him and said that. He said, “Donald, for five years I’ve been trying to get this damn skating rink built and... Read more
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Gawker
Donald Trump's Man on Wall Street Explains Himselfthe truth of the matter is, if you’re in the Republican party and he’s your nom
Donald Trump's Man on Wall Street Explains Himself
Gawker / Posted 5 days ago
the truth of the matter is, if you’re in the Republican party and he’s your nominee, be a team player. Let’s help him. Ed Koch had the best line: if you agree with me nine out of twelve times, you should vote for me. If you agree with me twelve... Read more
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Slate
Joe Lieberman Isn’t Ready to Endorse Clinton—or Denounce Trumpformer Democratic senator has embraced nonpartisanship, is impressed that Donal
Joe Lieberman Isn’t Ready to Endorse Clinton—or Denounce Trump
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
former Democratic senator has embraced nonpartisanship, is impressed that Donald Trump once built an ice skating rink for Ed Koch. Joe Lieberman may have finally found a home. A former Democratic senator from Connecticut, Lieberman was chosen as... Read more
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Newsmax
De Blasio Down, Not Out as Probes and Spats Weaken NYC Mayorhe continues support the mayor. Democratic political consultant George Arzt, w
De Blasio Down, Not Out as Probes and Spats Weaken NYC Mayor
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
he continues support the mayor. Democratic political consultant George Arzt, who served as press secretary to former Mayor Ed Koch, described the moves as unforced mistakes. “People had warned the mayor not to run afoul of the governor,” Arzt... Read more
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Salon.com
Coming out saves lives: The deadly potential of internalized homophobia is all too realit is so often true. These cases are often anecdotal, but they are many—from Ra
Coming out saves lives: The deadly potential of internalized homophobia is all too real
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
it is so often true. These cases are often anecdotal, but they are many—from Randy Boehning to former New York City mayor Ed Koch, whose long-standing sexuality rumors even made it into his CNN obituary as part of criticism of his handling of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Leah McLaren: A closet mentality was the real threat in Orlando– the place where the ghosts of Rock Hudson and Liberace occasionally meet up f
Leah McLaren: A closet mentality was the real threat in Orlando
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
– the place where the ghosts of Rock Hudson and Liberace occasionally meet up for a Mai Tai and an illicit disco dance with Ed Koch. And yet, in some families, some communities and some troubled, tortured minds, the closet mentality still persists.... Read more
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Business Insider
Inside the underground economy that's propping up New York City's food cartseventually formed a network of covered markets to get the peddlers off the side
Inside the underground economy that's propping up New York City's food carts
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
eventually formed a network of covered markets to get the peddlers off the sidewalks. Four decades and six mayors later, Ed Koch inherited this mess. The irascible Koch had little sympathy for the vendors. Of midtown's crowded sidewalks, the... Read more
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Roll Call
New York: Ed Koch Tells Obama to Go ‘Bold,’ Backs Charlie RangelNEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Ed Koch (D) strongly backed the re-election of
New York: Ed Koch Tells Obama to Go ‘Bold,’ Backs Charlie Rangel
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Ed Koch (D) strongly backed the re-election of Barack Obama in an interview Friday, but worried about the Democrat's prospects if the president didn't propose something big. "Bold," Koch explained. "That’s what’s... Read more
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Roll Call
LGBT Advocate Maloney Earns Bipartisan Praise Back Homemoving overseas and mitigate the decline of manufacturing. “I guess it’s kind
LGBT Advocate Maloney Earns Bipartisan Praise Back Home
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
moving overseas and mitigate the decline of manufacturing. “I guess it’s kind of a mixed bag. I agree with the old time Ed Koch,” Tatur said, referring to the former New York City mayor and congressman . “If I agree with seven out of 10 things... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Inside the underground economy propping up New York City's food cartseventually formed a network of covered markets to get the peddlers off the side
Inside the underground economy propping up New York City's food carts
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
eventually formed a network of covered markets to get the peddlers off the sidewalks. Four decades and six mayors later, Ed Koch inherited this mess. The irascible Koch had little sympathy for the vendors. Of midtown’s crowded sidewalks, the... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Rick Holmes: Learning from the celebrity apprentice candidateNBC and the world�s tallest building. All he needed were the city permits. But
Rick Holmes: Learning from the celebrity apprentice candidate
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
NBC and the world�s tallest building. All he needed were the city permits. But instead of making a deal with New York Mayor Ed Koch, Trump picked a fight. Their feud played out in the tabloids, with Trump calling Koch a �moron� who should be... Read more
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DNA Info
Here's What the Future of the City's Street Fairs Could Look Likefees from vendors who wanted to participate, and volunteers took care of the re
Here's What the Future of the City's Street Fairs Could Look Like
DNA Info / Posted 16 days ago
fees from vendors who wanted to participate, and volunteers took care of the rest. Complications ensued in 1978 when Mayor Ed Koch established the Community Assistance Unit to mediate between community groups and the mayor's office. The agency... Read more
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Fortune
Donald Trump: "A well-educated black has a tremendous advantage over a well-educated white"discrimination” and alleged a “nationwide drive” to force landlords to “rent to
Donald Trump: "A well-educated black has a tremendous advantage over a well-educated white"
Fortune / Posted 17 days ago
discrimination” and alleged a “nationwide drive” to force landlords to “rent to welfare recipients.” Donald Trump, Mayor Ed Koch, center, and Roy Cohn, right, in October 1983.Photography by Sonia Moskowitz Getty Images In the early 1970s,... Read more
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FSView
Hillary Clinton's new responsiblity is to unite AmericaHillary champions include Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, White House advi
Hillary Clinton's new responsiblity is to unite America
FSView / Posted 18 days ago
Hillary champions include Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, White House adviser David Plouffe, former New York Mayor Ed Koch, and even Donald Trump.* *(whoops) 2016 was always going to be Hildawg’s year, and that’s why there were so few... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Rick Holmes: Learning from the celebrity apprentice candidateNBC and the world’s tallest building. All he needed were the city permits. But
Rick Holmes: Learning from the celebrity apprentice candidate
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
NBC and the world’s tallest building. All he needed were the city permits. But instead of making a deal with New York Mayor Ed Koch, Trump picked a fight. Their feud played out in the tabloids, with Trump calling Koch a “moron” who should be... Read more
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The Star
Rick Holmes: Learning from the celebrity apprentice candidateNBC and the world’s tallest building. All he needed were the city permits. But
Rick Holmes: Learning from the celebrity apprentice candidate
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
NBC and the world’s tallest building. All he needed were the city permits. But instead of making a deal with New York Mayor Ed Koch, Trump picked a fight. Their feud played out in the tabloids, with Trump calling Koch a “moron” who should be... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
MTA APPOINTEES CAUGHT IN MIDDLE OF POLITICAL RIVALRYGiuliani (1994 - 2001). The same is true for the late Democrat Governor Mario C
MTA APPOINTEES CAUGHT IN MIDDLE OF POLITICAL RIVALRY
Times Newsweekly / Posted 23 days ago
Giuliani (1994 - 2001). The same is true for the late Democrat Governor Mario Cuomo (1983 - 1992) and New York City Mayor Ed Koch (1978-1988). Nelson Rockefeller, George Pataki, Mario Cuomo and son Andrew Cuomo deal with mayors who want equal... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Hollywood's struggle to deal with AIDS in the '80sas an HBO movie in 2014. "Back then," John wrote, "The New York Times refused
Hollywood's struggle to deal with AIDS in the '80s
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 days ago
as an HBO movie in 2014. "Back then," John wrote, "The New York Times refused to print the word 'gay,' and New York Mayor Ed Koch was agonizingly slow to respond to the unfolding epidemic. Fear was everywhere." AIDs strikes Hollywood icon While... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
When New York City tried to ban cars – the extraordinary story of 'Gridlock Sam'few officials not caught up in the corruption scandals of the 1970s, Schwartz e
When New York City tried to ban cars – the extraordinary story of 'Gridlock Sam'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
few officials not caught up in the corruption scandals of the 1970s, Schwartz earned the nickname Gridlock Sam under mayor Ed Koch, when he was selected by David Gurin, a founder of advocacy group Transportation Alternatives, as deputy traffic... Read more
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Gawker
De Blasio to Return $32,200 in Campaign Contributions Amid Federal Probe into Straw DonationsSid Davidoff—who de Blasio appointed to the Wildlife Conservation Commission—th
De Blasio to Return $32,200 in Campaign Contributions Amid Federal Probe into Straw Donations
Gawker / Posted 25 days ago
Sid Davidoff—who de Blasio appointed to the Wildlife Conservation Commission—this is the way it’s always worked. Mayor Ed Koch put Davidoff on the rent stabilization board, and under Mayor David Dinkins—in whose administration, incidentally, de... Read more
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Daily Mail
Runner-up Miss USA swoons over Trump at rallystrikingly similar accounts to the Washington Post and NPR. Alair Townsend, fo
Runner-up Miss USA swoons over Trump at rally
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
strikingly similar accounts to the Washington Post and NPR. Alair Townsend, former deputy mayor of New York during the Ed Koch administration, didn't have an anecdote to share with the Times about the presidential candidate, she has maintained... Read more

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