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Weiner's Poll Numbers Plummet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Anthony Weiner has dropped from the front of the pack to fourth place in the Democratic primary for New York City's mayoral race, a poll released Mond...

A Vote for Christine Quinn Is a Vote for New York City's Future (and Why Anthony Weiner Is the Worst Possible Choice)

Christopher Atamian | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics
Christopher Atamian

Every New Yorker should rejoice at having a strong and fair-minded candidate like Christine Quinn running for Mayor. Anthony Weiner's popularity in the polls, on the other hand, is downright terrifying.

Fast Food Workers Hold Strike In NYC

| Posted 07.29.2013 | New York

By Trevor Kapp and Aidan Gardiner MIDTOWN — Workers planned to rally at several major fast-food chains throughout the city Monday to demand higher ...

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...

Scandal Takes Huge Toll On Weiner

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Anthony Weiner's reputation and his standing in the New York City mayoral primary have both plummeted, according to the first poll taken since Weiner ...

WeinerGate 2.0: The Misadventures of Carlos Danger

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

This time his partner-in-crime was a 22-year-old Indiana woman named Sydney Leathers. Weiner and Leathers. You can't make this stuff up.

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...

The Right Candidate for New York Mayor

Alec Baldwin | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Alec Baldwin

After Michael Bloomberg, New York would benefit by electing an official who demonstrates some affinity for the needs of its middle-class citizens. But Anthony Weiner can't be that person.

New York, We Have A Problem.

Thomas Alter | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Thomas Alter

So why can't we find anybody to run this place? The Bad News Bears of politics have convened in America's landmark destination, fighting their way to the bottom in a display that would be funny, if it weren't so stupid.

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Should Level With Women

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

CPCs are a nationwide tactic of the anti-choice movement. Some CPCs masquerade as legitimate health clinics to lure unsuspecting women through their doors. They were created for the specific purpose of persuading women not to have abortions.

Washington's Battle for a Living Wage (And Does DC Really Need Six Wal-Marts?)

Kurt A. Gardinier | Posted 09.20.2013 | DC
Kurt A. Gardinier

Mr. Gray, instead of looking at the "full impact" this bill would have on large corporations, maybe you should look at the "full impact" this would have on the citizens who elected you. You represent us, not Wal-Mart and Costco.

Frontrunner Again!

| Posted 09.17.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton MANHATTAN -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has returned to her status as frontrunner -- at least in the latest poll. A ne...

Quinn Had To Call Ray Kelly To Speed Up EMS To Collapsed Intern

DNAinfo | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

WILLIAMSBURG — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said she had to call Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to hasten a slow emergency response to a ...

Quinn Is Not A Fan Of Weiner, Spitzer

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

Christine Quinn took a swipe at Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, saying their campaigns have added a "Kardashian-like atmosphere” to New York City ...

In Praise of Mayoral Underdogs

Tom Allon | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Beware political top dogs. They often end up in the dustbin of history.

Weiner Spitzel

Francis Levy | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Luchow's was a New York institution. Located on East Fourteenth Street, it was popular with business leaders, politicians and just plain folks. It wa...

Christine Quinn: 'I Think The World Is Ready for a Lesbian Mayor of New York City'

Dominic Carter | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

I sat down recently to interview the speaker of the New York City Council, Christine Quinn. Is she worried whether or not New York is ready for a woman mayor who is a lesbian? With a smile, Quinn responds 'no.'

Will This Be a Post-Racial Mayoral Election?

Tom Allon | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

But the road to Gracie Mansion for Bill Thompson is paved with speed bumps and potholes that could make the "identity politics" strategy a losing one.

10 Signs Displayed in the 2013 NYC Pride March That You Should Read and Remember

Murray Lipp | Posted 09.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Murray Lipp

Despite the fact that full LGBT equality has not yet been achieved, the trend towards achievement of that goal is definitely clear.

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 ...

Quinn Wants To Cut Calories From Restaurant's Kids Meals

Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

Although she opposes the soda ban, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said, if elected mayor, she would hold kids meals at restaurant chains to the ...

Hotel Union To Endorse Quinn In Mayor Race

www.nytimes.com | Posted 06.27.2013 | New York

The New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council, one of the city’s most politically potent unions, plans to spend as much as $2 million on television, r...

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...

NYC Passes Paid Sick Time Law

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City is becoming the most populous place in the United States to make businesses provide workers with paid sick time, after ...

Weiner Apologizes For Voter's 'Dyke' Remark

Posted 06.21.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner has apologized for a voter's use of a homophobic slur in reference to openly gay mayoral candidate Christine Quinn. The apology was...