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Bill Thompson

District Council 37, Largest Union, Will Endorse Bloomberg Rival Bill Thompson

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City's largest municipal union voted to endorse Democratic mayoral candidate William C. Thompson Jr. in his upcoming election against Mayor B...

Gov Paterson Demonstrates His Preference For Mayor: Thompson Over Bloomberg

City Hall News | Edward-Isaac Dovere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After an event Tuesday afternoon, Gov. David Paterson told reporters that he was not ready to announce an endorsement in the mayoral race. " haven't ...

Bill Thompson Cuts Bloomberg's Lead In Half

AP | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

(AP) -- The Democrat hoping to challenge Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the general election has gained some ground against the billionaire Republican-tur...

Drowsy New York City Mayoral Campaign Hides Sleeping Giant of Ambition

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mario Almonte

Today, apparently cruising toward a third term as New York City Mayor, Bloomberg keeps a cone of silence around his larger political ambitions.

Why Working Families Back Thompson

Dan Cantor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Cantor

At the Working Families Forum I asked the Mayor if his profuse campaign spending distorts democracy. His answer? "Rich people don't always win."

Harvey Milk Lives -- in Albany

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.

Exclusive -- Obama in 1995: "We Live in a Land of Strangers"

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

An amazing moment in this just-unearthed interview, Obama discusses his belief that his own personal salvation is inseparable from the redemption of the whole nation.

Latina Clinton Supporter Campaigns In Bronx

Matt Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matt Townsend

"Obama inspires me. He's black. I'm Hispanic. I'm a minority. Now I think I have a chance too," said Mejia, who took vacation days Thursday and Friday to volunteer for Clinton. "But do I believe he has experience or backbone? No."