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Christine Quinn

Do We Have to Celebrate Margaret Thatcher? (And Other Women We Don't Agree With)

Keli Goff | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Keli Goff

The question is this: What is our responsibility as women when it comes to supporting, celebrating or critiquing trailblazing women whom we may not agree with, like or respect.

WATCH: First TV Ad Of Mayor's Race Targets Quinn

| Posted 04.08.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Produce NEW YORK CITY — The first TV ad of the mayor's race will hit the airwaves Monday, skewering its front-ru...

Queer Citizens in Cuba's Shadow

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelly Cogswell

In that island of silence and the meaningful ellipse, blogging is not an innocuous pastime. The government has done its best to restrict internet usage and even skew Cuba's image online by bombarding the web with their own propaganda.

It's Decision Time in New York City

Ben Max | Posted 06.01.2013 | New York
Ben Max

What about the other sixty races of NYC 2013? There's a tremendous amount of power up for grabs in races not for Mayor and we mustn't forget about them.

Quinn Folds, Backs Paid Sick Leave Bill

| Posted 03.29.2013 | New York

By Julie Shapiro and Jill Colvin NEW YORK — Council Speaker Christine Quinn has thrown her support behind the long-controversial paid sick leave ...

Sick Leave Is Healthy Policy

Tom Allon | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

As a small business owner, I'm empathetic to other entrprepreneurs -- particularly restaurant owners who say their margins are too slim to extend paid sick leave.

The Mighty Quinn and the Inspector General

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is either New York City's greatest hypocrite or its greatest politician.

The Mighty Quinnberg

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Alec Baldwin

How do I convey this without offending the gay community, or women who are supportive of more women in politics, or those who believe that Michael Bloomberg was a great mayor for New York? It may be impossible, but here goes. Christine Quinn is not qualified to be mayor of New York.

Let's Hear It for and Thank the Vendors

Hugh Hogan | Posted 05.05.2013 | New York
Hugh Hogan

Last Wednesday, the New York City Council passed a bil that halves the fines that can be levied on vendors. Because of this victory thousands of new immigrants who enrich our city can go to work secure in the knowledge they'll be able to feed their families.

POLL: NYC Cool With Idea Of Gay Mayor

Posted 03.04.2013 | New York

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to dominate New York City's Democratic primary. According to a Quinnipiac University poll released ...

Laura Bassett

Gloria Steinem Pressures NYC Speaker Christine Quinn On Paid Sick Leave Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.21.2013 | New York

Iconic feminist Gloria Steinem is threatening to withdraw her support for New York City mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn if ...

Why Quinn Leads Race for NYC Mayor

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is ahead in a recent poll. Based on her performance at the NY Law School breakfast, I would say that Speaker Quinn will continue to lead the pack come September 10.

These Spanx Gotta Go!

Posted 02.14.2013 | Celebrity

Spanx too uncomfortable for you? Just rip 'em off! At least that's what Meredith Vieira decided to do Wednesday night while hosting the 10th Annual...

CHARTS: An 'Affordability Crisis' In NYC

Posted 02.13.2013 | New York

America's middle-class is struggling, and as City Council Speaker Christine Quinn emphasized in her State of the City speech Monday, New York City's m...

Matt Sledge

Mayoral Candidates Punt On NYPD Muslim Surveillance | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York

Among critics of the New York City Police Department's policing practices, it is a distressing contradiction. Many of the Democrats vying to replace M...

Quinn Vows to Build 40,000 New Middle-Class Apartments

DNAinfo | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York

CITY HALL — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn vowed to build 40,000 affordable, middle-class apartments over the next 10 year during her final St...

Hurricane-Ravaged Building Loses Face Again

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.01.2013 | New York

A Manhattan building that was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy last year may have lost more than its physical facade during the storm. A new report suggest ...

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn For Mayor

Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lila Shapiro

Not surprisingly, the Human Rights Campaign announced it is endorsing Christine Quinn for New York City Mayor. If elected, Quinn would be the first op...

Bloomberg: 'Look At The Ass On Her'

Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

According to Michael Bloomberg, Christine Quinn is the only "rational" Democratic candidate to succeed him as mayor of New York City. And-- save a...

Bloomberg: Quinn The Only 'Rational' Democratic Mayoral Candidate

| Posted 01.25.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Michael Bloomberg singled out City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Friday as the ...

Where Are The Mayoral Candidates Getting Their Money?

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 01.25.2013 | New York

The race to be mayor of New York is in full swing, with no fewer than nine announced contenders seeking to fill the soon-to-be vacant seat. Candidates...

Quinn and Kelly: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Len Levitt | Posted 03.09.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

So there's a deal: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn keeps Ray Kelly as police commissioner if she's elected mayor, according to the NY Post.

Predictions 2013: All Eyes on Bratton

Len Levitt | Posted 03.05.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

City Council Speaker and mayoral front-runner Christine Quinn, who appeared to favor reappointing Ray Kelly police commissioner, meets with former Police Commissioner Bratton.

Free the Carriage Horses!

Tom Allon | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

It's past due time to do the right thing. Ban the unsafe and inhumane horse carriage industry. Those who oppose this enlightened movement will assuredly be on the wrong side of history.

Quinn Crosses a Line

Tom Allon | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Whether term limits or member items and now redistricting, Christine Quinn's approach has always been to play the angles for her own gain and advancement. We need a mayor who is focused on the needs of New Yorkers, not on their own ambition.