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Names He Rejected Before 'Carlos Danger'

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Comedy Editors | Posted 07.23.2013 | Comedy

Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign may possibly be toast after allegations came out Tuesday that he continued his sexting shenanigans after he resigned...

Remembering Alice Paul

Pam Allyn | Posted 09.16.2013 | New York
Pam Allyn

Let's not vote for Eliot Spitzer or Anthony Weiner, for the sake of our daughters and every young woman growing up in New York City and around the world.

Michael McLaughlin

He's Back! Jimmy McMillan Has Some Words For Spitzer And Weiner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The underdog who used a catchy phrase about high-priced life in New York City to become an oddball fixture in city politics is back -- and...

What Anthony Weiner Could Have Said to Stay in Office Two Years Ago

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

New York's Mayoral Campaigns Are Failing

David Cahn | Posted 09.07.2013 | Teen
David Cahn

Candidates need to do something even more important -- they need figure out what they stand for. And unless this happens soon, we can look forward to a lackluster campaign season.

No Safe Bets in Mayoral Race

Tom Allon | Posted 07.31.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

What is the single most important thing a mayor does? Of course, it's public safety and there's little we've heard from the present field of leading Democratic contenders that offers comfort.

Vote For Me, I Was On Giuliani Hate List!

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.30.2013 | New York

The enemy of my enemy is my friend, right? Right? New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner seems to think so. Or at least hope so. At a mayor...

Quiet and Methodical: The Bill Thompson Campaign for NYC Mayor

Dominic Carter | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

Bill Thompson is running a quiet and methodical race to be elected mayor. If may just work. Boy, this primary is going to be fun.

Proud to Be Loud: Women's Leadership & Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn

Liz Abzug | Posted 06.16.2013 | New York
Liz Abzug

Tomorrow I will join a group of leading New York feminists at the Eleanor Roosevelt statue on the Upper west Side to endorse Christine Quinn in her race to become the first women and first gay mayor of New York City.

Politicians Who Have Sought A Second Chance After Sex Scandals

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) made a plea to the nation in an interview published Wednesday, asking for a second chance after a lewd texting sca...

How Workforce Development Can Work Well for Jobseekers and Businesses

Plinio Ayala | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Plinio Ayala

A well-designed workforce system can help small businesses find and retain a high-quality labor force, at very low cost, but a poorly designed workforce system can be a costly distraction, to small businesses and job-seekers alike.

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.

Hate the Fare Hike? Act Now to Stop Another in 2015

Charlene Obernauer | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Charlene Obernauer

None of these solutions are going to be easy wins, and none of them are going to be complete fixes. But we can't scapegoat the honest salaries and earned benefits of hardworking people.

Matt Sledge

Will New York City's Next Mayor Ride The Subway?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

New York transit advocates have a pretty simple wish list for the city's next mayor: More money, more buses. Whether they will see their dreams fulfil...

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.

Sexism, Bullying and Press Responsibility

Yetta Kurland | Posted 02.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

It was upsetting for many of us to read the recent coverage of Chirlane McCray's life and activism before she met her husband of 18 years. To put this into context, imagine if someone had been called out or ridiculed for once identifying as straight and coming out as LGBT later in life.

Bloomberg Knocks Reports He Encouraged Clinton To Run For Mayor

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Tuesday at reports that he encouraged U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to run to succeed ...

Bloomberg Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is -- But Will That Really Work?

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

Bloomberg has his work cut out for him if it's just an exercise in cutting checks. Few are brave enough to cross the aisle, even when there's a clear national or constituent imperative.

UPDATE: Tony Danza Running For NYC Mayor?

Posted 08.24.2012 | New York

Forget the buzz circling former congressman Anthony Weiner's potential run for mayor: actor Tony Danza is now voicing interest in showing New York Ci...

Our Accidental Creation of a Charter School

Joe and Carol Reich | Posted 10.23.2012 | Education
Joe and Carol Reich

With the 2013 mayoral election in New York likely to produce a Democratic mayor supported by the teachers' union, education reform seems likely to join other major political disagreements in current U.S. politics, where the extremists dominate the debate and moderates have no forum.

Anything But a Politician: What I've Learned Thus Far

Tom Allon | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

I am eager to prove that money is not the most important thing in politics and that ideas, vision and management abilities can trump fundraising and quid pro quo politics.

City Republicans Scrambling For A Mayoral Candidate

Posted 05.03.2012 | New York

The city's top Republicans are scrambling to name a potential mayoral candidate for 2013's upcoming race and have pointed to billionaire supermarket h...

For New York Mayor: How About a Campaign of Ideas?

Tom Allon | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

As a New York voter and as a candidate for mayor I don't know whether to laugh or cry at how the so-called "frontrunners" for mayor are competing with each other to see who can best spend our taxpayer dollars outside of New York City.

WATCH: Alec Baldwin Still Discussing Run For Office

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

Despite announcing that he was finally over his infatuation to run for mayor, Alec Baldwin appears to be revitalizing his self-run rumor mill by yet a...

Curtis M. Wong

First LGBT Senior Center Planned For New York

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty

New York City will soon be home to the nation’s first full-time center for elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents, which is schedu...