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Mayor Bill De Blasio Sets The Record Straight On Atheism Rumors

Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion

Newly elected Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio crushed accusations that he is an atheist on Tuesday, reports Politicker. Five sound trucks promotin...

Bill de Blasio and the Future of Progressive New York

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If de Blasio can marry the social democratic vision of the New Deal with the sophistication, vision and competence required to govern a complex city like New York now, he will also take his place among New York City's great mayors.

Jason Linkins

New Yorkers Drop-Kick Michael Bloomberg And His Legacy Over The East River

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

By this time Wednesday, what little "2013 Election Night" we are going to have will be in the books and the pieces attempting to weave together a Gran...

De Blasio Is NYC's Next Mayor

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio won the race for New York City mayor Tuesday night. The Democrat beat Republican Joe Lhota. De Blasio, who is currently New York City's...

De Blasio WINS

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio was elected mayor of New York City Tuesday night. The Democratic candidate defeated Republican Joe Lhota. De Blasio, currently New York...

What Do We Do Now?: Why Our Leaders Are Better at Campaigning Than Governing

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

What does it really take to be mayor of New York City or president of the United States? Are we measuring the candidates based on those criteria or something else entirely? If the answer is the latter, we are destined to keep getting officials who are very good at campaigning, but perhaps not as skilled at governing.

WATCH: For The Last-Minute Voter, A Guide To De Blasio And Lhota

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

It's time to vote for mayor, New York! Haven't been paying attention? Still unsure if you want to vote for Democrat Bill de Blasio or Republican Joe L...

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...

Stewart Calls Bloomberg 'A Soda-Hating Leprechaun Who Purchased The City With His Pot Of Gold'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 11.05.2013 | Comedy

The night before New Yorkers go to the polls to elect a new mayor, Jon Stewart took a look at the not-heated-at-all race between Democrat Bill de Blas...

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...

Where And When To Vote

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

Live in New York and voting in Tuesday's mayoral election? Just a friendly reminder that you can only vote at your assigned polling place. Don't know ...

Where And When To Vote

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

New Yorkers voting in Tuesday's mayoral election are reminded that they can only vote at their assigned polling place. Don't know where your polling p...

Where And When To Vote

Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

New Yorkers who are voting in Tuesday's mayoral election are reminded that they can only vote at their assigned polling place. Don't know where your p...

New Yorkers Choose Between Two Visions For NYC

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The casting of ballots Tuesday signals the beginning of New York City's farewell to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has hel...

Don't Believe the Spin. Voters Want Change, Not Centrism

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's Election Day 2013. Get ready for the spin. Unless something surprising happens, Terry McAuliffe will win Virginia's governor's race, Bill De Blasio will become New York City's mayor, and Governor Chris Christie will win an easy reelection in New Jersey.

Voters To Decide Elections Coast To Coast Tuesday

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. — NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — From rural Iowa to urban New York, voters across America will render judgment in a slate of political conte...

Lhota Lashes Out At De Blasio Over Sleep Habits

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.04.2013 | New York

Joe Lhota wants everyone to know that Bill de Blasio is not a morning person. De Blasio arrived an hour late to a campaign rally on the Upper West...

Joe Lhota and Bertha Lewis Speak With One Voice Against Bloomberg Garbage Dump -- And Get No Press.

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

When two powerful city figures with such different political views as Lhota and Lewis agree so completely and so vehemently on an issue, something is obviously wrong and it should get coverage.

Sloppy, Slanted 'Journalism': New York Daily News' Coverage of Carriage Horses

Kathy Stevens | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Kathy Stevens

I understand that the New York Daily News is on the side of the carriage horse drivers. What I don't understand is how the paper can call its coverage of the issue "journalism."

In Final Debate, Lhota Goes On The Attack

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral hopefuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota debated for a final time, offering starkly different leaders...

Jason Linkins

What Are Losing Candidates Doing With Their Last Few Days Of Campaigning In 2013?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

There aren't a whole lot of high-profile electoral races happening in the next few days, and the highest profile among them -- the New Jersey and Virg...

Buzzword: Pre-K

Helen Blank | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Helen Blank

As students settle back into their routines, voters across the country prepare to head to the polls. This year, there's a common theme popping up across the country that's of vital importance: the value of expanding Pre-K.