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Each week, Jack provides insight for the week ahead with a look back into what happened in New York government the week before. Each Memo is posted here, but get it first when you subscribe.

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Monday Morning Memo – Oct 19

Good Morning from New York, With only fifteen days until Election Day, polls show former Vice-President Joe Biden holding a lead over incumbent President Donald Trump, but as Jen O’Malley Dillon, Biden’s campaign manager said this week, we believe the race is “far...

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Monday Morning Memo – Oct 12

Good Morning from New York, Stimulus negotiations, which had continued—mostly quietly—behind the scenes, burst into the headlines this week. Just as sources involved in the negotiations were reporting progress, President Donald Trump tweeted his demand to end...

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Monday Morning Memo – Oct. 5

Good Morning from Washington, D.C., Washington D.C. has plunged deeper into chaos and crisis. With President Donald Trump diagnosed with coronavirus and quarantining at Walter Reed Medical Center (aside from a quick swing around the circle to greet supporters) and...

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Monday Morning Memo – Sept. 28

Good Morning from Washington, D.C., With just over one month until Election Day, the federal fiscal year ending tomorrow, and lightning quick confirmation hearings on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee on tap, all eyes are on Washington D.C. in what will...

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Monday Morning Memo – Sept. 21

Good Morning from Washington, D.C., Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at 87. Ginsburg’s career on the nation's highest court spanned 27 years. An architect of the legal fight for Women's Rights in the 1970s, she became one of the Supreme Court’s...

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Monday Morning Memo – Sept. 14

Good Morning from Washington, D.C., The Senate GOP’s $500 billion “skinny” coronavirus relief bill failed on the floor last Thursday. The 53-47 vote, largely along party lines, fell short of the 60 votes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needed to advance,...

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