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It's not suburbs vs. cities but inner vs. outer suburbs that determined the outcome of elections in Virginia last Tuesday that flipped the General Assembly from red to blue.
The New York Times
June 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new conservative administration says it wants to do away with the ban on cars in the city center.
CityLab
April 11, 2015, 1pm PDT
When it comes to federal appropriations, urban areas in states dominated by rural Republicans are at a distinct disadvantage. In search of lobbying power, metros in affected states are banding together.
Governing Magazine
October 9, 2014, 9am PDT
A new study conducted by former Boston Mayor Tom Menino and the Initiative on Cities at Boston University surveyed 70 mayors on their challenges, policy agendas, and relationships.
Next City
October 1, 2013, 6am PDT
A new scatterplot mapping population density against political-party preference delivers old news: urban areas tend to lean Democratic, while rural places go Republican.
Atlantic Cities
May 23, 2011, 12pm PDT
The highest gas prices since the summer of 2008 have the two political parties taking separate approaches toward the oil industry - each showing how effective they are at killing each other's plans.
The New York Times - Editorial