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Why Spitzer vs. Stringer Is Important

Tom Allon | Posted 09.21.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

New York City's Chief Financial Officer, or the Comptroller, is arguably the second most important elected office in city government, and he will likely become even more important and powerful in 2014.

Get Ready to Call Eliot Spitzer City Comptroller

Dominic Carter | Posted 09.18.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

"Are there more prostitutes involved?" I asked. Spitzer: "No, no, and..." I cut him off and followed up with, "Only one?" That was the only time he seemed to be caught off guard.

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Allows A Peek At His Wealth

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Eliot Spitzer released parts of his federal tax returns for the last two years on Wednesday, but withheld significant portions that would...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Blasted Romney On Tax Returns, But Won't Release His Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The race for New York City comptroller turned into a small-scale reenactment of the 2012 presidential campaign as Eliot Spitzer's opponent...

Spitzer Misses Deadline To File Ethics Report

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer hasn't filed an ethics report on time with the city Conflicts of Interest Board. The Wa...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Clears Hurdle In New York Comptroller Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Eliot Spitzer, the disgraced ex-governor, cleared the first hurdle in his unexpected quest to become New York City comptroller by filing 2...

Michael McLaughlin

'I'm Asking For Forgiveness,' Spitzer Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's surprise campaign for New York City comptroller was dogged again Wednesday with questions about the sex scandal t...

One Of Spitzer's Opponents Is An Ex-Madam

Posted 07.08.2013 | New York

An ex-madam who claims to have supplied former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer with hookers is now Spitzer's opponent in the race to become NYC's next...

#StartupCityNYC: Fred Wilson for Mayor?

Manoush Zomorodi | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Manoush Zomorodi

As anyone who attends tech conferences knows, Fred Wilson isn't the kind of godfather who sits in a back room, plotting his next hit -- he is out, front and center, explaining how he thinks the momentum of the city's tech economy can be sustained and grow.

Inside The Private Life Of A Public Couple

New York Times Magazine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

One day in early February, I met Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin for breakfast at the Gramercy Park Hotel, one of their regular joints, just a few bloc...

IMAGES: Final Design For AIDS Memorial Revealed

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 03.28.2013 | New York

Organizers revealed the final design of the upcoming New York City AIDS memorial Wednesday, and officially announced a campaign to raise funds for the...

City Plans To Tear Down 2 Schools For High-Rises

| Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

By Emily Frost, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER WEST SIDE — The city wants to knock down two Upper West Side elementary schools to clear the way ...

Scott Stringer Drops Out of Mayoral Race to Run For Comptroller

DNAinfo | Posted 11.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has dropped his bid to become the city's next mayor. Stringer formally announced Sunda...

Shake-Up In Mayoral Race

The New York Times | Posted 11.17.2012 | New York

Scott M. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, is expected to announce soon that he will not run for mayor next year, but instead vie for city co...

Scarlett Johansson Hosts 'Gasland' Benefit To Speak Out Against Fracking

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.20.2012 | New York

Public health advocates may have scored a victory when New York called for a review of the effects of hydraulic fracturing, further delaying any poten...

Who Will Replace Michael Bloomberg As Mayor?

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's 2013 mayoral race doesn't fully kick off until after voters are done picking a president. But some of the city's top polit...

Lady Gaga Responds To 'Slut' Comments

Posted 09.28.2012 | New York

Manhattan borough president and likely mayoral candidate Scott Stringer came out in defense of Lady Gaga on Tuesday, after she was bizarrely labeled a...

FRONTRUNNER

Posted 08.15.2012 | New York

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is still polling ahead of her likely Democratic rivals for mayor. The latest Quinnipiac poll gives Quinn-- who wo...

Stringer-Gate? Burglars Swipe Laptops With Sensitive Info From Manhattan Prez

Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

The NYPD is investigating a break-in at the campaign office of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, CBS New York reports. Someone forcibly ente...

Scott Stringer Randomly Decides Yesterday Was Justin Bieber Appreciation Day

Posted 06.20.2012 | New York

Scott Stringer took it upon himself to speak on behalf of the 1.6 million people living in Manhattan to recognize a "very, very special proclamation" ...

John Rudolf

Federal Judge Slams NYPD Over Stop and Frisk, Opens Lawsuit to Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program scored a major victory in court Wednesday, after a federal judge gr...

Protect and Respect

Scott M. Stringer | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York
Scott M. Stringer

New York's dramatic reduction in crime is one of the defining achievements of the last 20 years, a success that underpins so much of our city. But we need to work to build bridges of trust and respect into every neighborhood.

Shocking New NYPD Stop And Frisk Data Reveals Racial Disparities

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.10.2012 | New York

A report [see below] from the New York Civil Liberties Union reveals in startling new details just how disproportionately the NYPD stops and frisks mi...

FRONTRUNNER

Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

The 2013 race to succeed three-term New York City Mayor Bloomberg has a frontrunner. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) has a 20 p...

In My Greenwich Village: The Hudson River Park and the Pipeline

Eileen Stukane | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Eileen Stukane

The renovation of the Meatpacking District in my Greenwich Village neighborhood has been inspirational to those of us who live here. In the past five...