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Defense: Bloomberg Campaign Operative Gave Slipshod Budget

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 12.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A political operative accused of cheating Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of $1.1 million slapped together a slipshod budget for the bill...

The Only Major Counterweight to Economic or Political Power Is People Power

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

In a democracy, it is the people who need to have the power, not just the rich and powerful. Let us hope that Americans learn that their rights are very tenuous and need to be protected, rather than simply taken for granted.

Unless Park Owners Complain, The Protesters Can Stay

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that the Occupy Wall Street protests have no place in his bedroom. The mayor was asked Monday wh...

Bloomberg Rides Again

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


WATCH: SNL Mocks Bloomberg Over Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.15.2011 | Comedy

We're not sure if the Occupy Wall Street protesters would consider it a milestone, but when you're the focus of the SNL cold open, it generally means ...

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street Holds Zuccotti Park For Another Day | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The announcement came in the middle of a General Assembly meeting early Friday morning at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park,...

Bloomberg Caters To The Mega-Rich

Adweek | April 05 2011 | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home

Through its terminal business, Bloomberg LP has served as a tool for financiers to make money. Now, it'll tell them how to spend it....

Republican Presidential Candidates Vow To Oust Fed's Ben Bernanke

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

(Ros Krasny) - Ben Bernanke, if a Republican wins the White House in 2012: you're fired. The Federal Reserve Chairman, architect of unconventio...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Can Stay Indefinitely: Bloomberg

Posted 12.10.2011 | New York

By Michael Howard Saul, Wall Street Journal Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Monday that he'll allow the Wall Street protesters to stay indefinitely...

In Haggerty Trial, The Mayor And His Money Become Focus

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 12.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is not on trial. But the defense in the case of a former operative accused of stealing more than $1 million ...

Fair Wages For New Yorkers: Time For A New New York City!

Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D.

We are in an economic crisis, but crisis creates opportunities for change. I can hear Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice now, calling us to a new New York City!

Bloomberg Supports Study That Shows Higher Wages Will Kill Jobs

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

Would an increase in wages lead to a stronger economy for New Yorkers? According to a study commissioned by the Economic Development Corporation th...

Bloomberg Takes Stand In Ex-Operative John Haggerty's Trial

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg testified Monday against a former campaign operative accused of bilking him out of more than $1 million, then...

George Soros: U.S. Already In Recession

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

For months, people have been speculating about whether the U.S. economy will enter a double-dip recession. At least one billionaire says the debate is...

Ted Turner Rips Rupert Murdoch

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Ted Turner took some shots at his longtime rival Rupert Murdoch during an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday. Turner spoke about the phone hacking...

Michael Calderone

Reuters Ramps Up Hiring To 'Become Best In The World' | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- What is Reuters? Forty-two percent of Americans polled in May correctly identified Reuters as a global news agency. However, 22 percent ha...

Bloomberg: I Don't Know If NYPD, CIA Broke Laws

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he doesn't know whether laws were broken in the collaboration between the CIA and the New York Police Departm...

Bloomberg: Money Transfer Did Not Violate Campaign Laws

Posted 11.13.2011 | New York

By Michael Howard Saul, Wall Street Journal ---- Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday said he did not violate campaign finance laws when he wired more...

City Heightens Security To Counter Potential Terror Threat

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Security worker Eric Martinez wore a pin depicting the twin towers on his lapel as he headed to work in lower Manhattan on Friday, unfazed...

Simon Johnson: Pay More Attention To S&P Subprime Ratings

New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business

Standard & Poor’s downgrade of United States government debt last month has been much debated, but not enough attention has been devoted to the fact...

NYPD's Anti-Terror Surveillance Not Unfair To Muslims: Bloomberg

Yahoo! News | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York


Bloomberg Addresses Ex-Deputy's Arrest

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A deputy mayor arrested on a domestic violence charge in July would have been fired if he hadn't offered to resign days later, Mayor ...

Walsh Slams Buffett's Tax Hikes, Appears On Chicago Tonight Wednesday

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's (R-Ill.) scheduled appearance on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" Wednesday will cover the economy, debt and revelations about his perso...

Citi Executive: 'Corporate Sector Cannot Continue To Simply Cut Costs'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

High corporate profits have been one of the few bright spots for the global recovery. One high-level financial executive isn't so sure that success ca...

New Yorkers Await Irene's Arrival

SAMANTHA GROSS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- The normally bustling streets emptied out and the rumble of the subways came to a stop. New York buttoned up Saturday against Hurr...