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A tale of two Bills: sipping cider with New York’s new mayor

A tale of two Bills: sipping cider with New York’s new mayor

New York City has a new mayor. Bill de Blasio was sworn in last week by Bill Clinton in a ceremony that covered issues of race and poverty, backed by an excellent soundtrack. Amber Jamieson reports from Manhattan.

Rundle: notes from the American election that didn’t much matter

Rundle: notes from the American election that didn’t much matter

Americans love voting, they do it every year. This was a near of not much doing, but the results could spell an interesting fight in 2016. Yes, 2016.

Media briefs: ABC disclosure … CloMo deffo … go the fro …

Media briefs: ABC disclosure … CloMo deffo … go the fro …

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has threatened to sue a local paper for defamation. That and other media tidbits.

Anti-Bloomberg de Blasio to become NYC’s new Bloomberg

Anti-Bloomberg de Blasio to become NYC’s new Bloomberg

New York City Democrats will rally around Bill de Blasio to tip Michael Bloomberg out of the mayor's job, a candidate who has successfully adopted the Bloomberg swagger.

Are interracial couples the last political taboo?

Are interracial couples the last political taboo?

Barack Obama broke down racial barriers, but when it comes to interracial families in politics, it's usually a case of don't publish the family photos. But the times they are a-changing. It's not yet post-racial politics, but a politics of racial possibility.