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Christine Quinn

Gay Is Not Enough

Richard Goldstein | Posted 11.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Richard Goldstein

There's a reason that Quinn's campaign has pushed her sexuality to the forefront. Many liberals now speak of the "historic" nature of this election. And this is the nub of the question that many people are pondering: Should we vote for her because she is gay?

The Choice Is Clear: Christine Quinn for Mayor

Robert Pinter | Posted 11.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Pinter

The idea that Christine Quinn supports the unconstitutional use of "stop-and-frisk" is simply not factual. It is contrary to her principles and the record of her statements and her actions.

Mayoral Candidates Talk Libraries

Christian Zabriskie | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York
Christian Zabriskie

New York City public libraries are an invaluable public asset. Everyday tens of thousands of New Yorkers go through the doors. People of every race, creed, orientation, and age make use of the free resources which the libraries provide.

Mark Blumenthal

Final NYC Mayoral Polls Confirm Bill De Blasio's Lead

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

The final round of polls in New York City's mayoral race confirm a dominant front runner in Public Advocate Bill de Blasio but leave much uncertainty ...

Will New York City Continue to Have a Green Mayor?

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

The bottom line is that no one really knows if the green initiatives of the Bloomberg years, one of the most important accomplishments of his 12 years in office, will be continued.

Mark Blumenthal

De Blasio The Clear Frontrunner

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Another poll in New York City confirms that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has surged ahead of rivals and has a chance to win Tuesday's mayoral primar...

Anthony Weiner: 'I'm Convinced' That I'll Win Election

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Despite terrible poll numbers and awkward YouTube videos, Anthony Weiner is still certain he's going to win the 2013 New York City mayoral race. "...

Michael McLaughlin

The Must-Win Battlegrounds In NYC Mayor's Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Remember the battleground states where Democrats' and Republicans' hopes for the White House rose and fell during recent presidential elec...

Is This NYC's Next Mayor? Interview With Bill de Blasio

David Kirby | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York
David Kirby

The following Q/A was taken from a series of brief interviews I conducted with de Blasio, 52, over the past two weeks.

Christine Quinn's Awesome Advice For Women

Posted 09.05.2013 | Women

Christine Quinn has some empowering and thoughtful advice for women. The Speaker of the New York City Council, who is running for Mayor of New York...

Don't Kill (Children) Bill - An Open Invitation to Bill de Blasio

Matthew Chapman | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Here are ten good reasons for Bill de Blasio to change his mind about ramming a massive two acre, ten story high garbage site into the heart of a residential neighborhood with over 2200 public housing residents within a quarter mile.

Women, Hear Me Roar

Abe Gurko | Posted 09.02.2013 | New York
Abe Gurko

During the Golden Age of Hollywood women were heralded and revered but with that era long gone, women needed new roles models if they were to ever bre...

De Blasio Bashed At Debate For Ties To Slumlords

Posted 09.03.2013 | New York

Front-running candidate for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio was repeatedly questioned at Tuesday's final Democratic primary debate over a report th...

NYC Dems Square Off In Final Debate

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — As the unpredictable and contentious Democratic mayoral primary moved into its final week, the candidates squared off for one last de...

WATCH: Anthony Weiner's New Accent?

Posted 09.06.2013 | Black Voices

Who said Anthony Weiner doesn’t know how to get down? The New York City mayoral candidate showed off his Caribbean side during this year’s annual ...

PHOTOS: West Indian Day Parade 2013

Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

At the 2013 West Indian Day Parade, thousands took to the streets and partied down Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway to celebrate their heritage. The boro...

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...

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.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Polls Confirm There's A Frontrunner In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two new polls confirm that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has emerged as a clear frontrunner in the race for mayor of New York City. An...

Tangled Dealings Link Quinn, Lopez And His Brooklyn Machine

WNYC | Wayne Barrett | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

So much of what happens at the City Council occurs under the radar that few noticed when Speaker Christine Quinn started her second term in January 20...

NYC Mayoral Race No Longer Looking So Close

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

New York City public advocate Bill de Blasio has pulled further ahead in the New York City mayoral race, coming close to the 40 percent threshold he'd...

Quiet NYC Candidate Runs Steady, Under-The-Radar Campaign

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In the topsy-turvy New York City mayoral race that has been filled with larger-than-life characters, Bill Thompson has run a steady, under...

Michael McLaughlin

Candidate Calls For Birth Control For 11-Year-Olds

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Christine Quinn is the sole woman running for mayor of New York, but it wasn't until this week that her historic quest to be the city's fi...

Dems In NYC Mayoral Race Argue Over Police, Ads

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The surprising new front-runner in the mayor's race received the bulk of the attacks Wednesday in a free-wheeling and often testy debate, ...

Does Your Vagina Vote for You?

Rachel Lavine | Posted 10.20.2013 | New York
Rachel Lavine

What's with all this talk of vaginas and Christine Quinn running for mayor anyway? What is it about the prospect of a vagina possibly sitting in the seat of power that has so many people -- even people with vaginas themselves -- all worked up?