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New York City Mayor Race

The Mayoral Candidates At A Glance

AP | Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Here's a look at the candidates on the ballot in the Democratic Party and Republican Party primaries competing in hopes of succeeding Mayo...

Anthony Weiner Gets Skewered By Irate Voter

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Apparently Sydney Leathers isn't the only person disappointed in New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. According to PolitickerNY, 35-year...

Proud to Be Loud: Women's Leadership & Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn

Liz Abzug | Posted 06.16.2013 | New York
Liz Abzug

Tomorrow I will join a group of leading New York feminists at the Eleanor Roosevelt statue on the Upper west Side to endorse Christine Quinn in her race to become the first women and first gay mayor of New York City.

Schumer, Gillibrand To Endorse Thompson For Mayor

Schumer and Gillibrand Endorsing Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand will endorse fellow Bill Thompson for mayor at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Union Square, according to sources fam...

Bloomberg and Thompson Have Tics To Avoid In Mayoral Debate

nytimes.com | Michael Barbaro and David W. Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are some things Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg should avoid in Tuesday evening's debate: Sighing audibly, which he does when he is attacked. Gazing t...

William Thompson: Mayoral Candidate Criticized Mayor Bloomberg's Proposal To Drill In Watershed

ProPublica | Abrahm Lustgarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A preliminary report from a consultant hired by New York City warns that "nearly every activity" associated with natural gas drilling could potentiall...

Thompson: Bloomberg "Betrayed" Public With Term Limit Challenge

NBC New York | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Democratic challenger William Thompson went head-to-head Tuesday in a debate where each candidate touted his record in...

The Singing Manifesto (Dedicated to Joan Baez)

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reverend Billy

The corporations and their politicians are watching where we put our bodies and how we raise our voices. They come running with renta-cops at the slightest suggestion of freedom.

Will Health Care Be Metro Republicans' October Demise?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

True enough. Running on the Republican line hasn't sunk Bloomberg before, even in a terrible year for the GOP like 2005.

Drowsy New York City Mayoral Campaign Hides Sleeping Giant of Ambition

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mario Almonte

Today, apparently cruising toward a third term as New York City Mayor, Bloomberg keeps a cone of silence around his larger political ambitions.

Bloomberg Campaign Expenses: $7,000 For Pizza

New York Times | Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

So how exactly do you spend $37 million on a mayoral campaign? Well, there's office snacks - $72,000 worth of them, to be precise. (Greek yogurt and f...

William Thompson Mayoral Campaign Low-Key Against Bloomberg

New York Times | DAVID W. CHEN and MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He is rarely on television. He has not begun to advertise. He is far behind in the polls, yet seems in no rush to get going. The all-but-invisible may...