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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.

Senate Leadership Coalition Has Only One Minority

Newsday | Yancey Roy | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Monday tried to deflect questions about whether he would support Hillary Rodham Clinton for president in 2016. He also waved off...

Ed Koch Scheduled To Leave Hospital Monday

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Ed Koch (kahch) has been released from a Manhattan hospital. Koch looked jovial as he spoke briefly Monday out...

He Taught Us All We Know... But Not All He Knew

Tom Allon | Posted 01.29.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

The last of the old-style publishing and political power brokers in New York City left us for the great cigar bar in the sky this week.

WATCH: Bloomberg For President In 2016?

Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

Will Michael Bloomberg, whose third term as mayor of New York City ends in 2013, run for president in 2016? Hizzoner has repeatedly denied having ...

Vito Lopez Sex Scandal Unravels Secrecy Of 'Bear Mountain Compact'

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — It was an odd assignment for the young, pretty staffer when she was ordered to go along on a trip to Atlantic City with her boss....

A Job Description for the Next Mayor of New York

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York
Steven Cohen

While nothing in local politics is ever simple, everything about local politics is very immediate and very real. The next mayor of New York City will have a significant impact on the future of this city.

Governor Cuomo Addresses Transparency Critics

The New York Observer | Posted 08.10.2012 | New York

Read the papers these days  and you may get the sense that Andrew Cuomo has a transparency problem. There was the redaction of records from the st...

WATCH: 22-Year-Old Senate Candidate's First Big TV Interview

Posted 07.26.2012 | New York

Mindy Meyer, the 22-year old Orthodox Jew and self-proclaimed "Diva Of The District" running for the New York State Senate, appeared on Good Day New ...

Are Anthony Weiner And Huma Abedin Planning A Tell-All Interview?

Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

On the heels of recent reports Anthony Weiner is considering a run for New York City mayor in 2013, sources tell The New York Post the former congress...

Cuomo To Endorse Charlie Rangel And Hakeem Jeffries | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo planned to officially announce his support for Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries in his race to succeed Rep. Edolphus ...

Schumer Warns Google Not To Snoop On New York Sunbathers

Posted 06.19.2012 | New York

Following his support for the controversial anti-piracy legislation proposed by SOPA and PIPA, Senator Chuck Schumer is now tackling another internet ...

WATCH: Chaos Ensues At Bob Turner's Justin Bieber Protest

Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

After a Brooklyn principal's controversial ban on "God Bless The USA" from a graduation ceremony in favor of Justin Bieber's song "Baby," several New ...

WATCH: Quinn Rebukes Heckler At Living Wage Bill And Storms Off Stage

Posted 04.30.2012 | New York

Despite Mayor Bloomberg's staunch opposition to the city council's proposed living wage bill, Council Speaker Christine Quinn came out defending the m...

LOOK: Scarlett Johansson Hosts Another Scott Stringer Party

Posted 04.06.2012 | New York

Scarlett Johansson threw yet another fundraising bash for Manhattan borough president and mayoral wannabe Scott Stringer. This is the third event ...

Cuomo Wins With His Pension Deal

Dominic Carter | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York
Dominic Carter

If I told you during the campaign that Governor Andrew Cuomo would have major, unprecedented first-year accomplishments, and then would set the bar high in year two, wouldn't you ask what was in my coffee?

Bob Turner To Challenge Kirsten Gillibrand For Senate Seat

Posted 03.16.2012 | New York

Congressman Bob Turner has announced to fellow Republicans his intent on challenging Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in this year's upcoming election. ...

New York Declares War On Wine

Adam Morganstern | Posted 05.07.2012 | New York
Adam Morganstern

The most important wine region to New Yorkers isn't Bordeaux. It's New Jersey, where almost all the fine wine they drink is warehoused. An amendment before the New York Senate would end this practice.

Newt vs. New York

Mitchell L. Moss | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Mitchell L. Moss

Newt Gingrich is running for president by running against New York. That's the essence of the victory speech he gave in South Carolina when he singled out "elites in Washington and New York."

Bloomberg Predicts Next Mayor Will Be A Democrat

Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

As his third-term inches towards the end, Mayor Bloomberg is dishing out on who he thinks will succeed him in City Hall. In an interview with The ...

Bloomberg Chuckles At Newt Gingrich Insult

Posted 12.29.2011 | New York

As Newt Gingrich continues to plummet in the polls, the presidential hopeful is now aiming his trash talk at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. ...

In Haggerty Trial, The Mayor And His Money Become Focus

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 12.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is not on trial. But the defense in the case of a former operative accused of stealing more than $1 million ...

Beyond the Occupation

Daniel Squadron | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Daniel Squadron

There is no question that the protesters have tapped a vein of frustration felt by Americans of all political persuasions. While the energy driving these protests in cities across the country may be new, the issues are not.

Mayor Bloomberg's Discriminatory Young Black and Latino Men's Initiative

Michael Meyers | Posted 10.09.2011 | New York
Michael Meyers

Mayor Bloomberg's Young Men's Initiative underplays the dire nationwide economic distress which has so many minorities ensnared in poverty -- including minority women and young girls who aren't eligible for the Initiative.

Hugh Carey, New York's Greatest Governor of the Modern Era

Ed Koch | Posted 10.08.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

I believe Hugh Carey was the greatest governor of the modern era going back to the administration of Alfred E. Smith.