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The Urban Stage on Election Day, Seattle Style

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

In general, our mayor's race has been local in focus, without ample attention to how McGinn reflects, if not leads, the trend lines of changing cities everywhere.

Obama Gives Endorsement In Major Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama endorsed Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio in the race for New York City mayor. De Blasio tweeted he was "humbled and prou...

Anthony Weiner Flips The Bird, Ends His Mayoral Campaign Exactly Like You'd Expect Him To

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Anthony Weiner was apparently in a sour mood after he conceded defeat in the race for New York City mayor on Tuesday. Weiner reportedly gave a repo...

Weiner Rules Out Another Run For Congress

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Anthony Weiner says he won't run for Congress again if he loses the New York mayoral race. The former congressman made the comment Monday...

WATCH: Weiner Puts On Caribbean Accent

Posted 09.03.2013 | New York

Of all the New York City mayoral candidates jockeying for the spotlight at Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade on Monday, only one had his own float: An...

Black Vote Divided In NYC Mayor's Race

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.01.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Four years after overwhelming support from black voters nearly carried Bill Thompson to an improbable upset of Mayor Michael Bloomber...

New Yorkers Want Their City Back: Do they deserve it?

Randy Credico | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York
Randy Credico

This Sept. 10, voters in the New York Democratic Party primary will get a chance to nominate the most radical mayoral candidate since Fiorello La Guardia.

Jermaine Spradley

Gentrification Hasn't Been Good To Black Neighborhoods, Candidate Says | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 08.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Bill Thompson lamented how gentrification has changed the ethnic makeup of Harlem as he strategized Wednesday how to maximize black voter ...

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...

Underdog Leaps To Front Of Race For Mayor

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Bill de Blasio has gone from afterthought to front-runner with stunning speed. The most liberal candidate in the New York City mayor...

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...

Anthony, Eliot Spitzer Embarrassing To New York City, Poll Finds

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — A new poll shows that most New Yorkers watching Anthony Weiner (WEE'-nur) and Eliot Spitzer in political races dominated by sex scand...

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...

Fluke Gives Big Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Sandra Fluke, who became a women's rights activist after she was denied the right to speak at a controversial contraception hearing on Capitol Hill an...

George Soros Announces Endorsement In NYC Mayor Race

Posted 08.06.2013 | New York

George Soros endorsed Public Advocate Bill de Blasio for New York City mayor on Tuesday. The billionaire businessman and liberal philanthropist pi...

Dick Pics Aside, 3 Reasons Not To Vote For Weiner

VICE | Posted 10.02.2013 | New York

After a brief honeymoon period during which it looked like he might actually win his dream job, Anthony Weiner is tanking in the polls and has almost ...

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 ...

WATCH: De Blasio Says Quinn Is 'Not A Progressive'

Posted 08.01.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner's implosion in the polls has drastically altered the landscape of the New York City Democratic primary for mayor. The once-frontrunner ...

Weiner Won't Pull Out

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner plunged to fourth place among Democrats in the first poll taken since he admitted to hav...

Admiration, Puzzlement Over Huma's Loyalty To Anthony

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 07.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- When Huma Abedin first started getting media attention years ago, some people couldn't help but wonder what this beautiful, ambitious woma...

Mounting Calls For Weiner To Quit Mayor's Race

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Anthony Weiner said Thursday that he'd traded racy messages with as many as three women since similar sexting forced him out of Congr...

Mayoral Election Gets A Boost From Celebs

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — One makes a video with Steve Buscemi and rockers Vampire Weekend. Another gets shout-outs from Whoopi Goldberg and Brooke Shields. A ...

POLL: Mayor's Race Actually In A Three-Way Tie

Newsday | Emily Ngo and Matthew Chayes | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

Christine Quinn, Anthony Weiner and Bill Thompson are running virtually neck-to-neck-to-neck in the New York City mayoral race, according to a Quinnip...


Posted 06.26.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner is now the frontrunner in the race for the Democratic New York City mayoral nomination, a new poll shows. The Wall Street Journal-N...