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The Daniel Holtzclaws of Rikers Island: Staff Sex Abuse Crisis in City Jails

Nick Malinowski | Posted 12.15.2015 | Crime
Nick Malinowski

Over the past week people across the United States expressed outrage upon learning of the trial and subsequent conviction of Daniel Holtzclaw, an Ok...

New York City Mayor Declares November 19 'Angie Martinez Day'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.24.2015 | Latino Voices

Angie Martinez, affectionately called "The Voice of New York," has been an integral part of hip hop and music culture -- boasting a broadcast ...

Police Officer Assigned To Guard NYC Mayor Shot With Pellet Gun

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a police officer assigned to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's security detail was shot with a pell...

Mayor Bill De Blasio On Heavy Storm Precautions: 'You Can't Put A Price On Safety'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.28.2015 | Media

Winter storm Juno may not have been the massive, "historic" blizzard it was expected to be, but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has no regrets abou...

Bill De Blasio Booed At NYPD Graduation Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) was booed while speaking at a graduation ceremony for the New York Police Department on Tuesday. "You will c...

Mélissa Laveaux at The Global Beat Festival - Serving Smiles and Warmth

Craig Carpenter | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

The rain in the beginning of New York's summer season occurs often and prodigiously. It doesn't however, impede the progress or plans of the average Gotham pedestrian.

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.

Bill de Blasio To Media: Keep Out!

AP | By JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 07.27.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — From the first moments of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, when he initially declared his midnight swearing-in o...

While Misinformed Opponents of Immigration Stall Reform, Change Begins at the Local Level

Laura Weiss | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Laura Weiss

Economic development in immigrant neighborhoods can have both positive and damaging effects for both immigrants and low- and middle-income residents.

Cuomo Throws De Blasio Under The Bus

The New York Times | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

In his first two months in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio has found himself repeatedly at odds with New York’s governor, Andrew M. Cuomo. And at every...

Bloomberg Tapped To Be Climate Change Envoy

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been tapped to be U.N. special...

I Love Bloomberg, and I Love de Blasio

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

We cannot yet compare Bloomberg and de Blasio. But if de Blasio runs the city with the same brilliant skill that he ran his campaign -- he came from the bottom of a Democratic pack to a stunning victory in the primaries and general election -- he will be a formidable mayor.

Bill de Blasio Sworn In As Mayor Of NYC, Replacing Mike Bloomberg

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 03.02.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Twelve years ago, Bill de Blasio attended New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's inauguration as a newly-minted city councilman, un...

NYC Government -- A Century-old Hierarchical Culture in a Millennial World

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya | Posted 02.03.2014 | New York
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

The New York City Mayor's Office and the overwhelming majority of its agencies currently have a stiff hierarchical managerial culture that hampers innovation and poses critical challenges to our next mayor.

NYC Liberals Poised For Big Resurgence

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2014 | New York

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised...

Think Again: A Bully Pulpit for Billionaires

Eric Alterman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Eric Alterman

To The Economist -- whether in its opinion or news pages, a candidate who ran in opposition to Bloomberg's legacy must be wrong in pretty much everything he promises or proposes, despite de Blasio's incredible margin of victory.

Bloomberg Hopes De Blasio Is 'Even Better' At Being Mayor

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he hopes the administration of his successor, Bill de Blasio, "is...

Bill De Blasio Wins New York City Mayoral Race

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio was elected New York City's first Democratic mayor in two decades Tuesday, running on an unabas...

Bill De Blasio Elected NYC Mayor

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Liberal Democrat Bill de Blasio cruised to victory on Tuesday to succeed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, marking the...

Jason Linkins

New Yorkers Drop-Kick Michael Bloomberg And His Legacy Over The East River | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

By this time Wednesday, what little "2013 Election Night" we are going to have will be in the books and the pieces attempting to weave together a Gran...

Bill De Blasio Defeats Joe Lhota In NYC Race

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Democrat Bill de Blasio defeated Republican Joe Lhota in Tuesday's election for New York City mayor. De Blasio, currently serving as the city's pu...

De Blasio Defeats Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Republican Joe Lhota has lost the race to become New York City's next mayor. Lhota was defeated by Democrat Bill de Blasio, the city's public advoc...

Lhota Defeated In New York City Mayoral Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republican Joe Lhota has lost the race for New York City mayor to Democrat Bill de Blasio. De Blasio was projected to win the race by a wide margin...

De Blasio Wins NYC Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Bill de Blasio will succeed Michael Bloomberg as New York City's next mayor. The Democratic public advocate defeated Republican Joe Lhota in Tuesda...

Bill De Blasio Elected New York City Mayor

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Bill de Blasio was elected New York City Mayor Tuesday. The Democrat, who currently serves as the city's public advocate, defeated Republican Joe ...