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Christine Quinn

Jobless Discrimination Bill VETOED

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Help wanted. Qualifications: Must already have a job. It's a frustrating catch for those out of work in an era of high unemployment: look...

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.

Styrofoam Ban Concerns Some New Yorkers

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 04.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Barely 24 hours after Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed an all-out ban on plastic foam food containers in the city and already New Yor...

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 ...

NY Pols React To Death Of NY's 'Mayor For Life'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

Reaction to death of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch: "Ed Koch was an extraordinary mayor, irrepressible character, and quintessential New Yorker....

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn For Mayor

Lila Shapiro | Posted 04.03.2013 | Gay 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.

14 Things I Probably Won't Get For Christmas

Perry Brass | Posted 02.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Perry Brass

Everybody has a Christmas list, I guess. I've been thinking about Christmas and the kind of stuff I'd really, really like, although I'm sure I'm not going to get it.

IMAGES: Hudson Yards Tower Breaks Ground

DNAinfo | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York

HELL'S KITCHEN -- City officials and developers broke ground Tuesday on the Hudson Yards, a long-delayed construction project over the west side raily...

Bloomberg Encourages Clinton To Run For Mayor

Posted 12.04.2012 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg encouraged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton-- widely held to be a frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race-- to instead en...

'The First Major Post-Sandy Campaign Speech'

Daily Intel | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

By Chris Smith The emergency response to Hurricane Sandy is far from over, but the political reaction is in full swing. On Thursday President Obama...

My Lunch Group

Richard Abrons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

I am part of a NYC lunch group that has met for lunch once a month for the past fifteen years and is still going strong. There are six of us, all in our mid-eighties. Some of us have been friends for 72 years; others, a mere 50 years.

Will Bloomberg Use Super PAC In 2013 Mayoral Race?

Posted 10.24.2012 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't ruling out the possibility of using his new Super PAC to influence the 2013 mayoral race in New York City. When aske...

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Christine C. Quinn

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 10.03.2012 | Gay Voices

Christine C. Quinn, 46, was first elected to the New York City Council in 1999 where she represented Manhattan's lower west side. She has not only cha...