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Teachout teaches civics

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NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

We discuss Cuomo, Trump, and 2020.

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Bartoletti looks back at Capitol years

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Down to the wire on redistricting

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It's coming down to the wire on redistricting in New York.

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