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New York City Mayoral Election

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...

What Was Not Debated Last Night

Jack Hidary | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Jack Hidary

The final mayoral debate was last night and The New York Times summed it up this headline: "Lhota and de Blasio Mock Each Other's Résumés." With...

Note to New NYC Mayor: Continue Bloomberg's Focus on Our Schools

Michael Haberman | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
Michael Haberman

By continuing to make schools a citywide priority -- and by tying them to the future of this City -- Bloomberg inspired everyone from private citizens to small business owners to Fortune 500 CEO's to realize that they can and must do something to help.

Red Baiting Is the Last Refuge to Which Joe Lhota Clings

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York
Lincoln Mitchell

Republican candidate for mayor Joe Lhota seems to have decided the best way to overcome his 40 point deficit in the polls is by red baiting Democratic nominee Bill de Blasio.

A Mayor De Blasio and the Impact on National Progressive Politics

Nathan Newman | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
Nathan Newman

This Tuesday is the Democratic primary for mayor in New York City. And the frontrunner to win the primary is Bill de Blasio, who has made an unapologetic appeal to voters that addressing inequality in the City will be his priority if mayor.

Jason Linkins

News Organizations Struggle With The Word 'Slutbag'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Last night, the exemplar of politesse that is the Anthony Weiner mayoral campaign took a turn that we should have perhaps expected, when his communica...

Electile Dysfunction

Shan Wells | Posted 09.30.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Jason Linkins

Weiner Communications Director Fires Back At 'Slutbag' Campaign Intern, Shoots Self In Foot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Earlier Tuesday, we brought you word of Olivia Nuzzi, a former intern to New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner who had begun dishing inside-t...

Top Weiner Aide Unleashes Outrageous Attack On 'Slutbag' Former Intern

Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

A top aide to New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner had harsh words for a former intern on Tuesday, calling the woman who wrote about her exp...

Gillibrand Dodges Weiner 'Friend' Question

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

With less than two months to go before New York City holds its Sept. 10 Democratic primary for mayor, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is leaving that...

David Axelrod: Anthony Weiner 'Is Wasting Time And Space'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, chimed in on the New York City mayoral race on Sunday, revealing his thoughts on forme...

Education's Elephant in the Room: Poverty

Sal F. Albanese | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

For the last decade, New York City has been immersed in a debate about how to improve our failing schools. While significant progress has been made to improve accountability, student performance is still abysmal.

Bloomberg Encourages Clinton To Run For Mayor

Posted 12.04.2012 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg encouraged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton-- widely held to be a frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race-- to instead en...

Jason Linkins

2012 Campaign Coverage Will Ruin Your Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over at the Awl, Ben Dolnick writes, "I Know The 2012 Election Will Destroy My Life," in that he's poised to become a "Politico-reading, blog-commenting, Sunday-show-watching lunatic... I dread the coming darkness," says Dolnick.

Fact Checking Bloomberg, Thompson Campaigns

gothamgazette.com | Courtney Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They trade barbs and sling mud. And believe it or not, sometimes they exaggerate. We went through some of the accusations thrown by the city's mayoral...

Bloomberg Clear On Plans For Third Term: Remove Public Advocate, Keep Christine Quinn And Borough Presidents

silive.com | Peter N. Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If he has his druthers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg would eliminate the office of public advocate, but keep the borough presidents and Christine Quinn as ...

Is Voting An Ethical Obligation?

nytimes.com | Randy Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It is election day, and here in New York we are voting for mayor, or, more accurately, not voting. The campaign of the current mayor, Michael Bloomber...

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...

Even Thompson's Supporters Predict Bloomberg Win

Eve Attermann | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

According to a Marist poll, New Yorkers are predicting a Bloomberg win -- a whopping 79 percent think there will be a third term for the Mayor whether...

Countdown To City Hall

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Democratic challenger spent the final day of the campaign shoring up support and readyi...

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...

Voting Guide For New Yorkers

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Election day is finally here! To find your polling site, you can use the city's handy Poll Site Locator. You can also call 866-VOTE-NYC or 311. For...

Giuliani, Bloomberg To Campaign Together

newsday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will campaign with his successor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, this weekend in Brooklyn....

New Newspaper Launched To Bash Bloomberg

City Hall | City Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been buying his fair share of ads in local newspapers. But this past weekend, a new ...