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New York’s message to next mayor: Make streets safe again, don’t defund NYPD

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The survey, commissioned by the Post through McLaughlin & Associates and conducted between June 10-15, found that 29.4% of respondents said public safety was the more important issue.  And 43.2% of respondents br...

Tucker Carlson: The mayor of Chicago is demented, she needs help

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Lightfoot banned the police from chasing criminals, even in the case of some very serious offensives. And her D.A. refuses to prosecute many crimes. The results? Nearly 200 more people have been murdered this year th...

NYC ‘defund the police’ mayor candidate helped suppress reform recommendation as head of review board: report

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As head of the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board in 2016 and '17, Maya Wiley oversaw the removal of a police reform recommendation from a report on officers’ use of Tasers, ProPublica reported Friday. In a draft...

San Jose mayor proposes gun owners carry insurance and pay annual fee in wake of mass shooting

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Nearly two weeks after a gunman fatally shot nine coworkers at a San Jose light rail yard, the mayor of Northern California's most populous city is proposing first-of-its-kind gun safety restrictions that would requ...

Ex-NYPD captain running for mayor slams AOC-backed defund police candidate whose block hired private security

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"To me that’s the highest level of hypocrisy," Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said at a news conference Tuesday. "Security can’t be for the affluent — it must be for every New Yorker." Wiley has called for sla...

California councilwoman’s new hire said mayor, city manager should be ‘terrorized for rest of your life’

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Sacramento Councilwoman Katie Valenzuela, who represents the city's District 4, announced the hiring of Skyler Henry in a Facebook post last week. Henery, who co-hosts the progressive podcast "VOICES" River City," a ...

Boston mayor fires city police commissioner after investigation into domestic violence allegations

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Boston Mayor Kim Janey announced Monday that she has fired Dennis White as commissioner of the Boston Police Department, effective immediately. The termination stems from White's ex-wife accusing him of domestic vi...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs Maya Wiley for New York City mayor

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New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley on Saturday in the race for New York City mayor, a sign of growing progressive momentum behind Wiley's campaign with less than three wee...

Randi Weingarten ‘incredibly disappointed’ NYC Dem frontrunners for mayor embracing school choice

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Weingarten linked to a Politico report demonstrating how New York’s frontrunners in the Democratic primary are far more supportive of charter schools than the city’s incumbent mayor.  "I’m incredibly disappointed to ...

Miami mayor, Florida Congress members to attend first-of-its-kind conservative climate rally

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Florida Republican Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Maria Salazar and Carlos Giménez will join the Republican mayor for the "American Conservative Climate Rally" hosted by The American Conservation Coalition, a nonprofit aiming...

Biden picks LA mayor, envoy for ambassador posts: AP source

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With the selections, Biden is turning to a seasoned diplomat and a longtime political ally to serve in two of the country’s highest-profile diplomatic postings. It was not clear when either nomination would be announ...

Farrah Abraham reacts to Windsor Calif. Mayor Dominic Foppoli’s resignation amid sexual assault allegations

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Abraham is the ninth woman who has alleged to have been a victim of Foppoli's. The former reality star's attorney confirmed this to Fox News on Tuesday along with a statement. "We are glad that former Mayor is starti...

NYC schools will return to in-person classes in the fall with no option for remote learning, mayor says

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New York City schools will fully return to in-person learning in September with no remote option, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday on MSNBC. De Blasio said that the increase in vaccinations, decrease in cases and la...

St. Louis’ murder rate, already highest in US, soared last year; mayor vows to defund the police

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St. Louis' Tishaura Jones, who became the city’s first Black female mayor last month, had campaigned on a promise to enact progressive criminal justice reforms. The head of the city’s corrections department is also o...

Chicago cops issue no-confidence vote for Mayor Lori Lightfoot, citing ‘slap in the face’

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The vote by the police union, as well as police Superintendent David Brown and First Deputy Eric Carter, was unanimous among as many as 200 active and retired rank-and-file officers, the Chicago Tribune reported. Rea...

Protesters chant outside Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s home: ‘It’s not enough to be Black’

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Demonstrators posted photos and videos of the protest on social media, using the hashtag #2Years2Much as the mayor marked two years in office.  Photos show protesters carrying signs that gave Lightfoot "F" marks in e...

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