iOS app Android app

Bill De Blasio Nyc Mayor

A Troubling Response to Brutality

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Unfortunately, police have a tendency to adopt a siege mentality, circling the wagons on every occasion of potential wrongdoing. Then they wonder why the public has a growing distrust of police departments, even as they defend the indefensible. Police must stop defending criminals in their midst if they hope to regain the public support they should so clearly have.

This Is What Bill De Blasio Has Done For New York City In His First 6 Months

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

With a landslide election victory and the cooperation of an increasingly progressive City Council, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio -- the first Dem...

Poll Shows Voters On 'Honeymoon' With Mayor De Blasio

| Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

By Colby Hamilton CIVIC CENTER — Mayor Bill de Blasio is enjoying a "honeymoon" with New York City voters, with 67 percent of them feeling optim...

Bill de Blasio, the FDR of New York

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Don't get carried away analyzing the presence of Bill and Hillary Clinton at the de Blasio inauguration. Starting this week, it is de Blasio who is the big show, not the Clintons.

New NYC Mayor Promises To Take 'Dead Aim' At Inequality

Reuters | Edith Honan | Posted 03.03.2014 | New York

(Adds quotes, details on de Blasio's proposals) By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Bill de Blasio was formally ...

NYCHA Is Key to Restoring a City for All

Gregory Floyd | Posted 02.05.2014 | New York
Gregory Floyd

There may be 400,000 millionaires in the city, but there are also more than 400,000 city residents who call public housing home, and they deserve the same rights afforded to the rich.

You Know You're The Mayor Of New York City When Street Artists Do This

Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

Well, this is one way to welcome Bill de Blasio to the New York City mayoral office. The slightly terrifying street art homage to the newly ele...

Think Again: A Bully Pulpit for Billionaires

Eric Alterman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Eric Alterman

To The Economist -- whether in its opinion or news pages, a candidate who ran in opposition to Bloomberg's legacy must be wrong in pretty much everything he promises or proposes, despite de Blasio's incredible margin of victory.

Vice President Bill de Blasio?

Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D.

In the spirit of it never being too early to speculate about 2016, did Bill de Blasio's big win in the NYC mayoral race just position him to be the next Democratic vice presidential nominee?

De Blasio Chose A Pretty Perfect Victory Song

Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio celebrated his landslide victory in Park Slope Tuesday evening to the tune of Lorde's "Royals," a song choice that further proves the m...

WATCH: Meet The New First Lady Of NYC

Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio was elected the next mayor of New York City on Tuesday, defeating Republican opponent Joe Lhota. By now, New Yorkers have become wel...

De Blasio In Position To Win NYC Mayor Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio is projected to beat Republican opponent Joe Lhota in the race for New York City mayor. The latest poll shows the ...

De Blasio Vs. Lhota

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

The race for New York City mayor comes to an end this Tuesday. Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio is projected to beat Republican opponent Joe Lhota...

De Blasio Projected To Win Tuesday's Election

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

New Yorkers are preparing to cast their ballot for the 2013 mayoral election this Tuesday. The latest poll shows Bill de Blasio maintaining a 40 point...

De Blasio Seen As Likely Winner In 2013 Election

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio is heavily favored to win the race for New York City mayor on Tuesday. The public advocate has maintained a significant lead over Repub...

De Blasio Maintains Huge Lead In NYC Election

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

The latest poll has public advocate Bill de Blasio maintaining a 40 point lead over opponent Joe Lhota going into Tuesday's vote for mayor. Throughout...

Lhota Dead on Arrival for Televised Mayoral Debate; Historic GOP Loss in the Offing

Howard Barbanel | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Howard Barbanel

A kid-glove campaign without being in the least bit pugnacious won't work in a tough town like New York. For the last 20 years New Yorkers elected Republican mayors, but Guiliani and Bloomberg were alpha dogs (although different stylistically).

Michael McLaughlin

Bill De Blasio Is Starting To Look A Lot Like Someone Else We Know | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York

A Facebook page updated regularly with the latest political news. A home on YouTube for official campaign commercials and videos of appearances on the...

Lhota Claims De Blasio Campaign Is 'Marxist'

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

A day after The New York Times published a report detailing Bill de Blasio's past support for Nicaragua's Sandinista party, mayoral rivals are paintin...

Clintons Give Endorsement In NYC Mayor's Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have endorsed Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio for mayor of New York Ci...

Thompson Reportedly Conceding To De Blasio In Mayor's Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

Bill Thompson is conceding the Democratic nomination for New York City mayor to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, the New York Post and New York Daily N...

WATCH: De Blasio Family Celebrates Victory With 'Smackdown

Posted 09.11.2013 | New York

It was a good night for Bill de Blasio. He won the Democratic primary for New York City mayor and, if current numbers hold, may even avoid a runoff ag...

De Blasio Hopes For Primary Win

Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio, New York City's public advocate, is the frontrunner among Democratic candidates for mayor. Voters will decide during Tuesday's pr...

Why New York's Super Wealthy Oppose de Blasio's Universal Pre-K Plan

Diane Ravitch | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York
Diane Ravitch

De Blasio is proposing research-based programs. Those who care about education and kids should be cheering and should gladly pay an extra $973 (or more if their income is higher) to do what is right for kids.

De Blasio Bashed At Debate For Ties To Slumlords

Posted 09.03.2013 | New York

Front-running candidate for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio was repeatedly questioned at Tuesday's final Democratic primary debate over a report th...