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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 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...

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...

Inae Oh

Anti-De Blasio Website Attacks Candidate's Cozy Lobbyist Connections | Inae Oh | Posted 08.30.2013 | New York

An anti-Bill de Blasio website debuted Friday as one of his opponents in the New York mayoral primary blasted him over an apparent broken promise to d...

WATCH: De Blasio Says Quinn Is 'Not A Progressive'

Posted 08.01.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner's implosion in the polls has drastically altered the landscape of the New York City Democratic primary for mayor. The once-frontrunner ...

WATCH: Blasio Slams Spitzer As 'A Child Of The Elite'

Posted 08.01.2013 | New York

During an appearance on HuffPost Live on Thursday, New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio weighed in on the city's comptroller race and critic...

PHOTO: De Blasio Arrested At LICH Protest

Posted 07.10.2013 | New York

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested Wednesday morning at a protest against the closure of Long Island Coll...

WATCH: Mayor Candidate's Wife Discusses Coming Out As Gay

Posted 05.15.2013 | New York

Chirlane McCray, wife of New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, opened up to HuffPost Live about her husband's bid for mayor, and her marriage ...

Gay Celebrities Fundraise For Bill De Blasio

Newsday | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York

A fundraiser held Sunday night for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio and hosted by celebrity members of New York City's gay community, including "Sex a...

Does De Blasio Have What It Takes To Be New York City's Mayor?

By Colin Campbell The year: 1980. At stake: the presidency of NYU’s Weinstein Hall dorm. “It was a hotly, hotly contested race,” Public Advo...

New York's Worst Landlords And Buildings List

Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

Thinking of moving? While most of us city dwellers may not be Russian billionaires purchasing $88 million penthouses, at least we can can now dig up t...

Amanda Terkel

Corporations That Got Massive Tax Breaks Spent Millions In 2010 Elections | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- The top five recipients of large federal corporate tax breaks in 2009 are also among the biggest spender...

Wal-Mart Moving To New York Would Kill Jobs: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Wal-Mart moving into New York City would cause wages to drop, according to a new report. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio says Wal-Mart setting up shop...

Amanda Terkel

Revere America: George Pataki's Group To 'Repeal And Replace ObamaCare' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Revere America is one of the biggest outside spenders this election season, dropping $2.5 million so far in an effort to "repeal, reform...

The Morgenthau Era Comes To An End, But The Jury Is Still Out On Some

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Imagine how surprised and delighted New Yorkers must have been when they awoke to find the city is embarking on a Democratic runoff -- a two-week political steel cage match to decide the nominations for public advocate and comptroller.

New York Post Attack On Bill de Blasio Is Bogus

Sheryl McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sheryl McCarthy

It's customary for politicians to run ads featuring their families. So why shouldn't de Blasio feature his? They're certainly attractive, and if the fact that they're black and bi-racial wins him points in the black community or any other community, so what?

Bill de Blasio Campaign Pamphlets Photoshop Out Daughter's Gun Necklace

New York Daily News | Celeste Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A gun-shaped pendant belonging to public advocate hopeful Bill de Blasio's teenage daughter has disappeared - from his campaign literature. De Blasio...