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Jimmy McMillan Of The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Party Announces His Retirement

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

Single-issue politics took a blow this week as Jimmy McMillan, who repeatedly ran for governor of New York under the independent “Rent is Too Damn H...

Grimm Barred From Entering FBI Offices Where He Claims He Left On Good Terms

| Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

By Murray Weiss STATEN ISLAND — Rep. Michael Grimm, who quit as an FBI agent eight years ago, was barred from returning to its New York field...

Separation of Powers: Still Alive and Well in NYC

David Nocenti | Posted 03.05.2014 | New York
David Nocenti

Some have reported Mayor de Blasio's efforts to influence the Speaker race with all the shock and dismay of Louis Renault discovering that there was gambling going on in Rick's Café as he received his winnings. Fortunately, the reports of the death of an autonomous City Council have been greatly exaggerated.

Assemblyman Accused Of Sexually Harassing Staffers

DNAinfo.com | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE — State Assemblyman Micah Kellner was hit with a series of sanctions this week after the Assembly's ethics committee found he sexual...

De Blasio Invites Mother Of 'Invisible Child' To Inauguration

Posted 12.31.2013 | New York

The mother of Dasani, a homeless girl whose family was recently profiled in the powerful New York Times series "Invisible Child," has been invited to ...

De Blasio's Tale Of 2 New Yorks Inspires Liberals Beyond City

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.21.2013 | New York

Lovely A. Warren won election as mayor of Rochester last month with a campaign lamenting what she called the “two Rochesters,” challenged by crime...

WATCH: Quinn Bids Farewell To City Council

Posted 12.20.2013 | New York

The New York City Council held its final session of the year Thursday. The meeting marked the last time Speaker Christine Quinn presided over the legi...

The Politics Of Scaring White People Finally Fail

Salon | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Bill de Blasio is officially the next mayor of New York City. He won yesterday’s election decidedly and rather easily....

De Blasio In Position To Win NYC Mayor Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio is projected to beat Republican opponent Joe Lhota in the race for New York City mayor. The latest poll shows the ...

De Blasio Vs. Lhota

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

The race for New York City mayor comes to an end this Tuesday. Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio is projected to beat Republican opponent Joe Lhota...

De Blasio Projected To Win Tuesday's Election

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

New Yorkers are preparing to cast their ballot for the 2013 mayoral election this Tuesday. The latest poll shows Bill de Blasio maintaining a 40 point...

Lhota Looking For A Miracle

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

As New Yorkers head to the polls on Tuesday, Republican nominee Joe Lhota is hoping for a major upset to beat the city's public advocate, Bill de Blas...

Lhota Trails In Polls

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

New York City is going to the polls Tuesday with Republican nominee Joe Lhota searching for an upset over Bill de Blasio. The lastest poll shows Lhota...

Jason Linkins

Anthony Weiner Manages To Blame The Media For His Problems In The Strangest Way Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Forgive me if I'm glossing over some of the fine points here, but let's try to recall a basic timeline of Anthony Weiner's life in the past few years....

Wisdom Required

Michael A. Hardy | Posted 12.07.2013 | New York
Michael A. Hardy

When we get to the polls this November, New Yorkers will be voting on six proposed constitutional amendments. These items generally appear as wordy paragraphs in really small print on our ballots and we often either forget to vote on them or ignore them. We can't do that this November.

'A Line in the Park' -- An Occupy Invite and Plea to Hopeful NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.16.2013 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Well, the tide is flowing in your favor, Bill. Willy Thompson has conceded, and only one lonely Republican stands between you and Gracie Mansion. An...

Primary Results Live

Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

Can Bill de Blasio secure enough votes to avoid a runoff? Will Tuesday night see political comebacks for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer? With po...

Voting Problems In NYC

| Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton and Aidan Gardiner NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers headed to the polls for their first chance to select Mayor Michael Bloomberg's s...

De Blasio Hopes For Primary Win

Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio, New York City's public advocate, is the frontrunner among Democratic candidates for mayor. Voters will decide during Tuesday's pr...

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.

Why Do We Care About Carlos Danger?

Eliot Armand Glenn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eliot Armand Glenn

The urge to pathologize Anthony Weiner's proclivities stems from the same animus that underlies homophobia: the prejudice that atypical or unabashed sexual behavior must surely be immoral or unhealthy. Has the gay rights movement taught us nothing?

Mayoral Candidates To Face Off

Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The Democratic candidates for New York City mayor are holding their first debate since Anthon...

Weiner Sexting Partner Backs Dem Rival For Mayor

Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Sydney Leathers, the woman at the center of former Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) latest sexting scandal, is endorsing Christine Quinn for New York Ci...

HOW TO VOTE IN NYC

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.08.2013 | New York

In an election season dominated by salacious headlines, it's easy to forget what truly matters: your vote. But are you registered? Voting in the p...

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...