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WATCH: For The Last-Minute Voter, A Guide To De Blasio And Lhota

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

It's time to vote for mayor, New York! Haven't been paying attention? Still unsure if you want to vote for Democrat Bill de Blasio or Republican Joe L...

In Final Debate, Lhota Goes On The Attack

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral hopefuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota debated for a final time, offering starkly different leaders...

IT'S OVER

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner conceded defeat in the race for New York City mayor Tuesday night. As poll results came in showing the former congressman in distan...

Michael McLaughlin

De Blasio And Quinn's Questionable Dance With Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- In 2009, the Brooklyn Academy of Music received $45,000 in taxpayer funds through the city's annual budget thanks to Bill de Blasio, who w...

Michael McLaughlin

Reining In Politicians At New York's Biggest Parade

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.02.2013 | New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- For a few short hours on Labor Day morning, the toughest job in New York just might belong to Bill Howard. That's because Howard...

The One Surprising Thing NYC's Mayoral Candidates Can Agree On...

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.22.2013 | New York

During a series of rapid fire questions at the New York City mayoral debate Wednesday evening, the candidates certainly had their differences. But whe...

WATCH: De Blasio Isn't 'Some Boring White Guy'

Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

According to Bill de Blasio's daughter, just because her dad is white, that doesn't mean he's boring. Eighteen-year-old Chiara de Blasio--whose mo...

WATCH: Weiner Opens Up In Barroom Interview With Buzzfeed

Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

If there's anyone who might need a drink during the unrelenting New York City mayoral campaign, it's Anthony Weiner. And if there's anyone who's got s...

Michael McLaughlin

De Blasio's 'Progressive' Campaign Takes Off In Weiner's Fall

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio bounded down a staircase into a subway station in Brooklyn's Clinton Hill neighborhood at rush hour Monday morning. A handful of campai...

WATCH: Mayoral Candidate With Diverse Family Puts Son In Campaign Ad

Posted 08.09.2013 | New York

Starring in the first TV ad from mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is his 15-year old son Dante, who's already become a fixture on his dad's campaign s...

Michael McLaughlin

Weiner Cheered On At Forum

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK-- Anthony Weiner received a rousing reception at a mayoral forum Tuesday, despite the efforts of his opponents to drudge up his latest sextin...

WATCH: All The Candidates, Except Weiner, Have A Joke

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.05.2013 | New York

New York City mayoral candidates, with the notable exception of Anthony Weiner, recently took enough time off campaigning to showcase their finest com...

WATCH: Mayoral Candidate Is From 'Unhip' Part Of Brooklyn

Posted 08.05.2013 | New York

There is an independent candidate for mayor of New York City, and his name is Jack Hidary. Hidary, who announced his candidacy earlier this summer...

Attacks On Weiner Backfire

Newsday | Matthew Chayes | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Two rival mayoral candidates heaped ridicule upon Anthony Weiner for his sexting scandal at a candidates forum Thursday night -- comments that drew a ...

Latinos Could Make Up A Quarter Of NYC Voters

AP | CLAUDIA TORRENS | Posted 09.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Hispanics could make up nearly a quarter of potential voters in the city's mayoral election, and polls suggest their vote is still ve...

Thompson: Stop And Frisk Like George Zimmerman

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York

New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, delivering a speech on race relations for the first time in his campaign, Sunday said he found parallel...

Weiner Gets Into Shouting Match At Forum

Posted 06.07.2013 | New York

Two New York City voters grilled Anthony Weiner Wednesday night over the 2011 sexting scandal that led to his resignation from Congress. “How da...

Kelly Says He's Not Running For Mayor

AP | COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is the most popular public figure in New York City not running for mayor. And when asked, his answe...

Report: Blood-Smeared Mail Sent To NYC Municipal Building

| Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

By Murray Weiss, Irene Plagianos and Aidan Gardiner MANHATTAN -- Two letters, each smeared with blood, were sent to the city's Municipal Building a...

Weiner Whatever

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 07.21.2013 | New York

New York City mayoral candidates tried their best Monday to downplay the possible candidacy of former Rep. Anthony Weiner and the effect his well-fund...