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A Transparent and Fiscally Responsible Denver City Government

Michael Hancock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Hancock

We cannot lead Denver back to economic prosperity and fiscal sustainability if we fail to include our strongest resource -- our people.

A Worthy Candidate

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Shai Baitel

In Christine Quinn we can see leadership and values reflecting the cosmopolitan and diverse mosaic that is the Big Apple. The time is right for her and New York is ready for a woman in the top post.

White Plains Mayor Resigns After Domestic Abuse Conviction

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The mayor of one of New York City's largest suburbs resigned Friday, two months after his conviction on domestic violence c...

Obama Orders Shutdown of Second City

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

President Obama has just imposed martial law in Chicago, Illinois. He will consider signing an Executive Order directing that the western border of the District of Columbia shall extend to Iowa.

Real Solutions for Denver

Doug Linkhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Doug Linkhart

As Denver's next Mayor, my top priority will be economic prosperity. We need real solutions for Denver's economy -- and I am putting forward my ideas for creating long-term economic strength.

San Francisco Homeless Have Divergent Views on Mayor Newsom's Legacy

San Francisco Chronicle | Jennifer Friedenbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"How would you describe the Newsom administration's homeless legacy?" I asked Rebecca Nichols, who during Gavin Newsom's tenure as San Francisco may...

Enthusiasm Gap? Colorado's Would-Be Governor Laments Lack of Crowds (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper spoke Tuesday at the City Club of Denver. In response to a question about the initiative process, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate described a lack of citizen enthusiasm.

Moscow Mayor

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Friday Talking Points [140] -- Pledging Nonsense

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The White House has been in the news this past week, mostly for who will be leaving it soon. One is tempted to insert the old "will the last to leave...

WATCH: Celebrate Captain Planet's 20th Birthday!

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Happy Birthday Captain Planet! Forget Spider Man or Batman, around here it's Captain Planet who gets our hearts all aflutter. The ground-breaking TV ...

The Bell Tolls for Me

Rich Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rich Siegel

Dear Mayor Hernandez, Like many Southern Californians I have been following the political turmoil in the City of Bell. Last week, we all witnessed ...

A New Day For New Orleans?

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

For the first time in more than 30 years, New Orleans will have a white mayor and a 5-2 majority-white city council.

Landrieu Continues New Orleans Family's Mayoral Dynasty

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

National headlines already reflect that Landrieu is the city's first white mayor since his father's tenure ended in 1979.

Mayors Use State-of-the-Village Addresses to Lay Out Common Vision: Hang On for Dear Life!

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Woodridge, Ill. Mayor William Murphy declared the coming year would be focused on "our core services." Kind of like the functioning of a human being with mild hypothermia.

Why I'm Proud of James Perry and Why He Needs Your Help

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

Last week the national media finally turned it's attention to the New Orleans mayoral election. The coverage was predictably disappointing. The city i...

The Payer Mayor: Has Mike Bloomberg Bought Himself Another Term?

Nelson Montana | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nelson Montana

Even if there wasn't one thin dime spent in advertising, in a straight up comparison, Bloomberg is clearly the better man than Thompson.

It's Time to be Honest About Race in New Orleans

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Perry

I am the only candidate for mayor whose career has been devoted to fairness, justice, and common ground, not to politics, profit, and personal gain.

Bloomberg Donates $65M to Needy Campaign Consultants

Jarrett Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jarrett Murphy

Bloomberg is on pace to spend $118 million on this year's race and over a quarter of a billion dollars in declared campaign expenditures on his three runs for office.

Gay Houston Mayor Candidate Annise Parker Ahead In Polls

The Associated Press | Juan A. Lozano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) HOUSTON -- Houston's openly gay city controller has pulled ahead in the race to be mayor of the nation's fourth largest city, just two days befor...

New York's Digitized Dems Can Take Over City Council Sept. 15

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Diane Francis

Obama supporters -- about one million registered Democrats -- can vote in next Tuesday's local primary election, and only a tiny fraction of this number could swing the results.

The Other Michelle: DC's Fashionable First Lady (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Look out Mrs. Obama! There's another super-stylish Michelle in town. Michelle Fenty is the wife of D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, and on the rare occasion t...

2009 New York City Mayor General Election:
Tony Avella (D) vs Mayor Michael Bloomberg (i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NYC-Mayor: Avella (D) vs Mayor Bloomberg (i)

LA Magazine's Failure: Irresponsible Journalism

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Dreier

Los Angeles magazine -- the slick monthly targeted to young affluent readers who need to keep up with which restaurants, neighborhoods, celebrities, a...

The Purple Leadership of Newark's Mayor Cory Booker

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

If Barack Obama is the most successful African American national political leader in our nation's history, then Cory Booker will be the most important African American Mayor in American history.

Sam Adams, Portland Mayor, Admits Relationship With Teen Following Year Of Denial

AP | JOSEPH B. FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — The mayor of Portland apologized Tuesday for lying about a sexual relationship with a male teenager he was mentoring three year...