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NYC Democratic Primary for Mayor

Power, Bad Behavior and Who We Are

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Mark Rubinstein

Is it worrisome that our federal government is paralyzed in partisan deadlock? Have we so little expectation of officeholders that we view politics as simply a sideshow; and if we vote at all, do we pull the lever based on nothing more than name recognition?

Christine Quinn: 'I Think The World Is Ready for a Lesbian Mayor of New York City'

Dominic Carter | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

I sat down recently to interview the speaker of the New York City Council, Christine Quinn. Is she worried whether or not New York is ready for a woman mayor who is a lesbian? With a smile, Quinn responds 'no.'