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Christine Quinn

Want To Run For Political Office? Here's How To Get Started

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women

Hillary Clinton may have lost the presidential election, but her defeat motivated thousands of women to consider running for office. The non-profit Sh...

Were The Horse Carriages, Patient Zero in Team de Blasio's, 'Absolutely Permissible' Pay-To-Play?

Sandi Bachom | Posted 06.06.2016 | New York
Sandi Bachom

On February 4th, when the Teamsters pulled support from a bill, they never agreed to in the first place, the Mayor sat in his SUV for 16 minutes, rather than face the men and women in top hats on the steps of city hall.

New York Is a Leader in the Fight Against Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 04.28.2015 | College
Christine C. Quinn

Sex assault and rape are huge problems on our campuses in New York and across the country. Indeed, evidence suggests that the information gap in this area adds to the problem and proves to be highly misleading for students and families.

The Advice Christine Quinn Would Offer Young Women In Politics

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Chicago Women Show Rahm Emanuel the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Rebecca Sive | Posted 09.16.2014 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

At a time when so many Americans need so much from their government, American women who care are finding it really tough to win executive office.

Swinging for the Fences: How and Why I Decided to Run for Mayor

Sal F. Albanese | Posted 08.16.2014 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

On October 31, 2012, New York City was reeling. Hurricane Sandy had unleashed unprecedented destruction on huge swaths of the five boroughs. In Breezy Point, Queens, dozens of homes burned like islands of fire surrounded by the rising sea.

Is Progressive More Than a Word in Politics?

Julio Pabon | Posted 08.11.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

The word progressive has been heard more in this past New York City mayoral race than any other I can remember. The fact is that after more than two d...

Is The FBI Now Involved In NYC's Crazy Horse-Carriage Debate?

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.25.2014 | Green

Each new day seems to bring another strange development in the highly-publicized bid to ban horse carriages in New York City. Friday's cover of Th...

WATCH: Quinn Bids Farewell To City Council

Posted 12.20.2013 | New York

The New York City Council held its final session of the year Thursday. The meeting marked the last time Speaker Christine Quinn presided over the legi...

Bertha Lewis, a de Blasio Supporter, Joins Tonight's Protest Against Massive Bloomberg Garbage Site

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Known as the 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (or locally as "The Bloomberg Dump"), it will occupy 2 acres and be 10 stories high. Hundreds of garbage trucks a day will bring thousands of tons of garbage and then dump it into barges.

New York Times Slanted Sandinista Coverage: From McCain to de Blasio

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Nikolas Kozloff

Like other mainstream media outlets, the Times holds political activism in low regard, particularly activism of leftist stripes, and the de Blasio article is peppered with patronizing language.

Michael McLaughlin

The Other NY Races You Need To Know About | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.11.2013 | New York

The race for New York City mayor looks more and more like a runaway with Democrat Bill de Blasio ahead of his GOP opponent by 44 points in a recent po...

De Blasio Leads In NYC Mayoral Race, Poll Says

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Sept 17 (Reuters) - New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has the support of almost two-...

Who Will Be The New York City Council Speaker?

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 09.17.2013 | New York

By Sebastien Malo, The New York World Primary wins shape contest for council speakerWhile the election for City Council speaker is still months aw...

Quinn Endorses De Blasio

Posted 09.17.2013 | New York

Christine Quinn, once the frontrunner in the Democratic race for New York City mayor, endorsed her former rival, Bill de Blasio, on Tuesday during an ...

Anthony Weiner Still Deserves to Be New York City's Mayor

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 11.16.2013 | New York
Brian LaSorsa

Oh, if only the winds had blown in a new direction we could have enjoyed Weinerdom for years to come.

6 Easy Rules Christine Quinn Forgot

Rebecca Sive | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York
Rebecca Sive

Quinn's main challenge was to endorse policy positions that resonate because they really would change business as usual, even if they don't change everything one might wish changed. Had she done that, her campaign might have gone differently.

What Christine Quinn's Failure To Woo Gay Voters Means In The Long Run

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn's failure to capture the city's gay vote has been the subject of intense debate in the days since the Sept. 1...

Christine Quinn and Gender Politics

Robin Lakoff | Posted 11.13.2013 | Women
Robin Lakoff

If you can't dish it out as well as take it, you'd better stay home, and everyone knows it. But only for a female candidate is this perceived as a negative -- although its absence would be equally perceived as a lack of assertiveness, an inability to play the game, an unfitness for office.

Christine Quinn and the Maturing of the LGBT Vote

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

LGBT politicos are in denial if they don't see this race as a harbinger of the future, in New York and throughout the country. It was a reflection of the advances that the LGBT community has made in New York, with LGBT voters rejecting simplistic identity politics and voting on broader issues.

Third Term Problems for Bloomberg and Quinn

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Today, after a Democratic primary in which the strongest Bloomberg critic of all the candidates won a resounding and broad victory, a different picture of Bloomberg's mayoralty, one that is grounded in his less successful third term, is emerging.

Quinn Concedes

Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn lost the Democratic nomination for New York City mayor on Tuesday. Council Speaker Christine Quinn, nyc politi...

Lhota Wins Republican Primary For NYC Mayor

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Joe Lhota was declared the winner of the Republican primary race for New York City mayor by WNYC. Joe Lhota will face the Democratic primary winner...

Weiner Concedes In Mayoral Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner has conceded in the Democratic primary race for mayor of New York City. In his concession speech, Weiner thanked ...

NY Election Results Revealed

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio is leading exit polls in the New York City mayoral race, according to the AP. De Blasio was seen as the frontru...