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Christine Quinn

Fast Food Workers Hold Strike In NYC

| Posted 07.29.2013 | New York

By Trevor Kapp and Aidan Gardiner MIDTOWN — Workers planned to rally at several major fast-food chains throughout the city Monday to demand higher ...

Scandal Takes Huge Toll On Weiner

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Anthony Weiner's reputation and his standing in the New York City mayoral primary have both plummeted, according to the first poll taken since Weiner ...

WeinerGate 2.0: The Misadventures of Carlos Danger

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

This time his partner-in-crime was a 22-year-old Indiana woman named Sydney Leathers. Weiner and Leathers. You can't make this stuff up.

The Right Candidate for New York Mayor

Alec Baldwin | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Alec Baldwin

After Michael Bloomberg, New York would benefit by electing an official who demonstrates some affinity for the needs of its middle-class citizens. But Anthony Weiner can't be that person.

New York, We Have A Problem.

Thomas Alter | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Thomas Alter

So why can't we find anybody to run this place? The Bad News Bears of politics have convened in America's landmark destination, fighting their way to the bottom in a display that would be funny, if it weren't so stupid.

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Should Level With Women

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

CPCs are a nationwide tactic of the anti-choice movement. Some CPCs masquerade as legitimate health clinics to lure unsuspecting women through their doors. They were created for the specific purpose of persuading women not to have abortions.

Washington's Battle for a Living Wage (And Does DC Really Need Six Wal-Marts?)

Kurt A. Gardinier | Posted 09.20.2013 | DC
Kurt A. Gardinier

Mr. Gray, instead of looking at the "full impact" this bill would have on large corporations, maybe you should look at the "full impact" this would have on the citizens who elected you. You represent us, not Wal-Mart and Costco.

Frontrunner Again!

| Posted 09.17.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton MANHATTAN -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has returned to her status as frontrunner -- at least in the latest poll. A ne...

Quinn Had To Call Ray Kelly To Speed Up EMS To Collapsed Intern

DNAinfo | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

WILLIAMSBURG — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said she had to call Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to hasten a slow emergency response to a ...

Quinn Is Not A Fan Of Weiner, Spitzer

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

Christine Quinn took a swipe at Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, saying their campaigns have added a "Kardashian-like atmosphere” to New York City ...

In Praise of Mayoral Underdogs

Tom Allon | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Beware political top dogs. They often end up in the dustbin of history.

Weiner Spitzel

Francis Levy | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Luchow's was a New York institution. Located on East Fourteenth Street, it was popular with business leaders, politicians and just plain folks. It was...

Christine Quinn: 'I Think The World Is Ready for a Lesbian Mayor of New York City'

Dominic Carter | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

I sat down recently to interview the speaker of the New York City Council, Christine Quinn. Is she worried whether or not New York is ready for a woman mayor who is a lesbian? With a smile, Quinn responds 'no.'

Will This Be a Post-Racial Mayoral Election?

Tom Allon | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

But the road to Gracie Mansion for Bill Thompson is paved with speed bumps and potholes that could make the "identity politics" strategy a losing one.

10 Signs Displayed in the 2013 NYC Pride March That You Should Read and Remember

Murray Lipp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Murray Lipp

Despite the fact that full LGBT equality has not yet been achieved, the trend towards achievement of that goal is definitely clear.

Quinn Wants To Cut Calories From Restaurant's Kids Meals

Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

Although she opposes the soda ban, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said, if elected mayor, she would hold kids meals at restaurant chains to the ...

Hotel Union To Endorse Quinn In Mayor Race | Posted 06.27.2013 | New York

The New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council, one of the city’s most politically potent unions, plans to spend as much as $2 million on television, r...

POLL: Mayor's Race Actually In A Three-Way Tie

Newsday | Emily Ngo and Matthew Chayes | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

Christine Quinn, Anthony Weiner and Bill Thompson are running virtually neck-to-neck-to-neck in the New York City mayoral race, according to a Quinnip...

Weiner Apologizes For Voter's 'Dyke' Remark

Posted 06.21.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner has apologized for a voter's use of a homophobic slur in reference to openly gay mayoral candidate Christine Quinn. The apology was...

Will Labor Pains Give Birth to a New Mayor?

Tom Allon | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Why should voters care about who these organizations support? Now, more than ever, the city's fiscal health and tax policies are linked to how the next mayor handles labor negotiations.

Quinn Calls For 10-Year Limit On Madison Square Garden Permit | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn wants to boot Madison Square Garden from its home atop Penn Station 10 years fr...

Quinn's Self-Defense

Eliot Armand Glenn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eliot Armand Glenn

In response to vicious hate crimes against LGBT New Yorkers, City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn is sponsoring an insulting series of classes in "street smarts" and self-defense. As a policy response to these tragedies, Quinn's offer is inadequate and inappropriate.

"Oy-Vey." In Circumcision Debate, Mayoral Candidates Hit Below the Belt

Alan Singer | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

It is still early in the campaign for New York City mayor, primary is not scheduled until in September 10, 2013, but the candidates are already pandering to ethnic and religious blocs as they maneuver to scoop up as many votes as possible.

Can a Mayor Influence Economic Justice?

Tom Allon | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

For the middle class and upper-middle class, the choice is either to trade off a potentially well-funded retirement or to consign one's children to decades of debt in order to receive a strong education.

Lila Shapiro

Activists Demand Answers To Claims Of Anti-Gay Police Violence In NYC | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Just a few weeks after city council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the New York City Police Department would step up police presence following...