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WATCH: Weiner Releases Spanish-Language Ad

Posted 08.21.2013 | New York

In an attempt to appeal to Latino voters in New York City, Anthony Weiner's campaign released a Spanish-language ad titled "El Futuro" on Wednesday. ...

NYC Mayoral Candidate Breaks From Campaign, Goes To Court Over Protest Arrest

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge o...

Does Your Vagina Vote for You?

Rachel Lavine | Posted 10.20.2013 | New York
Rachel Lavine

What's with all this talk of vaginas and Christine Quinn running for mayor anyway? What is it about the prospect of a vagina possibly sitting in the seat of power that has so many people -- even people with vaginas themselves -- all worked up?

WATCH: De Blasio Isn't 'Some Boring White Guy'

Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

According to Bill de Blasio's daughter, just because her dad is white, that doesn't mean he's boring. Eighteen-year-old Chiara de Blasio--whose mo...

De Blasio A Red Sox Fan

Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

Despite a bid for New York City mayor, candidate and current frontrunner Bill de Blasio admits his baseball loyalties lie up north with the Boston Red...

Michael McLaughlin

De Blasio Is 'Pandering' With Pre-K Tax On The Rich, Dem Critic Says | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Bill de Blasio's plan to tackle inequality by taxing high-income New Yorkers, a centerpiece of his mayoral campaign, came under attack fro...

Why Do We Care About Carlos Danger?

Eliot Armand Glenn | Posted 10.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliot Armand Glenn

The urge to pathologize Anthony Weiner's proclivities stems from the same animus that underlies homophobia: the prejudice that atypical or unabashed sexual behavior must surely be immoral or unhealthy. Has the gay rights movement taught us nothing?

Inae Oh

Weiner Responds To Latest Affair Allegations | Inae Oh | Posted 08.16.2013 | New York

BRONX, N.Y. -- Embattled mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner slammed a report published in The New York Observer on Friday that alleged he had conducted ...

Half Of NYC's Mayoral Candidates Have Smoked Weed

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias and Inae Oh | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York

More than half of New York City's mayoral candidates have smoked weed in their lifetime, The New York Observer reports. Democrats Christine Quinn, Bil...

WATCH: 'Joan, Upper West Side' Really Hates Outer Boroughs

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias and Inae Oh | Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

And the award for funniest video from this year's mayoral election goes to... Crazy Joan From The Upper West Side Explains Why She No Longer Supports ...

Michael McLaughlin

Mayoral Candidate Promises Better Condoms For New Yorkers | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- More jobs, lower taxes, affordable housing -- voters have heard those clichéd promises from New York mayoral candidates before. But how a...

An Anthony Weiner Hot Dog Truck Because Of Course

Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

Sydney Leathers isn't the only one exploiting the Anthony Weiner scandal for publicity. A marketing company called Good Days has outfitted a "Weine...

Michael McLaughlin

Weiner Says Comments About Wife's Role With Hillary Were 'Joke' | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said Tuesday that comments he made a day earlier about his wife Huma Abedin's role with Hillary ...

Weiner's Sexting Partner Hosting Event At NYC Strip Club

Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner may be dropping in the polls, but his estranged sexting partner, 23-year-old Sydney Leathers, could climb an actual pole Tuesday night-...

Bill de Blasio for Mayor

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 10.13.2013 | New York
Jeffrey Sachs

In an economy rife with inequality and inaction in D.C., NY's vocation of reform is again at hand. The progressive mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is a very strong candidate to lead the city and the new reform agenda.

Mayoral Candidates To Face Off

Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The Democratic candidates for New York City mayor are holding their first debate since Anthon...

Michael McLaughlin

Weiner Answers Everything But Snapchat | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Ask Anthony Weiner just about anything and he'll respond. Just don't bring up Snapchat. The New York mayoral candidate had nothing to...

Weiner On Abedin's Role In Hillary 2016: 'I'm Not Telling You'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

In a BuzzFeed Brews interview on Monday, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D) told BuzzFeed Editor Ben Smith that he knows what wife Hum...

Michael McLaughlin

Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Divides Mayoral Candidates | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Democrats running for mayor of New York City were unanimous in embracing a federal judge's Monday ruling that the police department's stop...

WATCH: Weiner Opens Up In Barroom Interview With Buzzfeed

Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

If there's anyone who might need a drink during the unrelenting New York City mayoral campaign, it's Anthony Weiner. And if there's anyone who's got s...

Michael McLaughlin

De Blasio's 'Progressive' Campaign Takes Off In Weiner's Fall | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio bounded down a staircase into a subway station in Brooklyn's Clinton Hill neighborhood at rush hour Monday morning. A handful of campai...

WATCH: Mayoral Candidate With Diverse Family Puts Son In Campaign Ad

Posted 08.09.2013 | New York

Starring in the first TV ad from mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is his 15-year old son Dante, who's already become a fixture on his dad's campaign s...

No Dem Commands NYC Mayoral Race Yet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn leads the Democratic primary field in the city's mayoral race, according to a New York Times/Siena Colle...


The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.08.2013 | New York

In an election season dominated by salacious headlines, it's easy to forget what truly matters: your vote. But are you registered? Voting in the p...

Why I Endorse Anthony Weiner

Jimmy McMillan | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York
Jimmy McMillan

I said it once and I'll say it again: We're all freaky and Anthony Weiner just exposed his freaky-ism in the wrong way.