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A weekly dive into the big questions about this city of ours, hosted by Christina Greer, Azi Paybarah and Harry Siegel, and produced by Alex Brook Lynn.
||CleanEpisode 7: IDC Heads Roll, and so Does the Cuomo Machine||New York's Democrats came out in force, to punish local incumbents even as they stood behind Cuomo and helped Tish James, his pick for attorney general, make some history.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: How Thou Ought to Vote||A week before primary day — the moment of truth in most New York elections — we pull back the curtain on the voice of the papers in a conversation with editorial board members Mara Gay of the New York Times and Alyssa Katz of the Daily News about ho||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: AG Hopefuls Talk RE & DJT||In a supersized episode 5, we ask aspiring Attorneys General Zephyr Teachout, Tish James, Sean Patrick Maloney and Leecia Eve to say whether or not Donald Trump and his crew are emblematic of the New York real estate world, and what would change if each||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Curse of Tom Suozzi||Are you listening, Cynthia Nixon? The original Democratic underdog has some thoughts on what it’s like to run against the party powers that be for governor of New York.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: FAQ Meets BdB||Mayor Bill de Blasio sat down with us at Gracie Mansion to talk about his Murdoch-oriented media critique, how progressive Democrats have already won the fight for the soul of the party, and why — hey, Cynthia Nixon! — he still he isn't ready to en||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Moonshot: De Blasio’s Moon Shot Mission to Albany||New York City is the center of the universe, at least we think so. But what if it turned out that the universe didn’t revolve around us but in fact we revolved around… Albany? If the Democrats finally retake the state Senate and the Empire State tur||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Return of John Liu||John Liu thought he was on track to be New York City's next mayor in 2013 before a federal investigation overshadowed his run. Now, he says, things have changed and he's trying to get back in the game as one of a group of Democrats running primaries aga||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Amazing source of local news.
With the local press slowly dying, FAQ NYC is a slickly produced much needed source of news.
Huge need for this podcast
Ive been waiting for something like this. So much of NYC and Albany politics happens in back rooms and out of sight of public consciousness. Hopefully this podcast shines a light on how the most important city in the world runs. Credit to John Liu for being the first to step up to the plate and addressing is campaign finance violations.
FAQNYC is a needed news source in NYC. Even if you know a lot or a little about local politics, FAQ will teach you something new!