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NYPD oversight plans vetoed; override vote due

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed the most ambitious plan proposed in years for oversight of the New York Police Department, setting up an override showdown between him and lawmakers. Full story

New health push from NYC mayor: Take the stairs

After nudging New Yorkers to stop smoking and eat better, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is working on getting them to take the stairs more often. Full story

Weiner challenger Quinn: He passed only one bill in Congress

   New York City Council Speaker and NYC mayoral candidate Christine Quinn joins Morning Joe to discuss her candidacy against Democratic challenger Anthony Weiner, the city's controversial stop-and-frisk program, her record as a city council member and why she supported current NYC Mayor Michael Bloomb

Michael Bloomberg has a new gun control tactic—will it work?

Can Michael Bloomberg pressure Democrats to back gun reform? Full story

Justice Dept steps into NYC stop-and-frisk lawsuit

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge to appoint an independent monitor to oversee the New York Police Department if the rules of the department's stop-and-frisk policy are unconstitutional. Full story

Bloomberg asking Dem donors not to back senators over gun votes

   Politico Playbook: NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg is digging in his heels on gun control and asking Democratic donors in New York to not support four Democratic senators who voted against reform. Politico's Mike Allen discusses.

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Appeals court will consider blocked NYC soda ban on Tuesday

U.S. Secret Service says threatening letter sent to Obama

Thursday May 30th: The Company Memo

In wide open NYC mayor's race, tainted ex-congressman eyes run

Can Biden revive the assault weapons ban?

The Company Memo: Thursday, March 21, 2013

LIVE VIDEO: Holder, Bloomberg speak at US Conference of Mayors (11:30aET)

Stop and Frisk: racist–and ineffective

Post-Sandy, NYC Will Lead in Climate Change Battle, Mayor Says

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  Woman claims her husband mailed ricin letters

Authorities are still investigating the three ricin-laced letters sent to Michael Bloomberg, President Obama, and a lobbyist, but Texas-based actress Shannon Rogers Guess has said her Army veteran husband Nathanial Richardson is behind the letters. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.

  Ricin-laced letters sent to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Bloomberg, a vocal advocate of gun control, received letters that tested positive for ricin on Wednesday. The letters included threats and references to the recent gun law debate. Dan Gross of the Brady Campaign discusses.

  White House confirms letter mailed to Obama tested positive for ricin

WNBC Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst reports that letters sent to President Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and a gun control lobbyist all tested positive for ricin. Investigators believe the letters were sent by the same person and that no one has been harmed.

  Ricin In Letter Sent to Bloomberg

A letter sent to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained ricin, and Rep. Michele Bachmann won't seek a 5th term in Congress, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  Poison letters sent to Bloomberg, anti-gun group

Rachel Maddow reports the breaking news that two letters, one sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and one sent to the office of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, have tested positive for the poison ricin.

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