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New Leader In NYC Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio leads the Democratic primary field for the city's 2013 mayoral elections, according to a Quinnipiac Unive...

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...

Weiner Sexting Partner Backs Dem Rival For Mayor

Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Sydney Leathers, the woman at the center of former Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) latest sexting scandal, is endorsing Christine Quinn for New York Ci...

Weiner Rivals Adjust To Campaign 'Debacle'

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn suddenly finds herself in demand on national political television talk shows, and they all want to as...

Weiner: 'Quit Isn't The Way We Roll In New York City'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, who has faced a severe drop in the polls after admitting to sending inappropriate messages and photos ...

Jason Linkins

Former Weiner Intern: Staffers Joined Campaign To Meet Huma Abedin, Angle For Hillary 2016 Jobs | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

Olivia Nuzzi -- a one-time intern for Anthony Weiner's quixotic mayoral campaign who has rather seamlessly transformed into a regular purveyor of fly-...

Weiner's Poll Numbers Plummet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Anthony Weiner has dropped from the front of the pack to fourth place in the Democratic primary for New York City's mayoral race, a poll released Mond...

New York's Mayoral Campaigns Are Failing

David Cahn | Posted 09.07.2013 | Teen
David Cahn

Candidates need to do something even more important -- they need figure out what they stand for. And unless this happens soon, we can look forward to a lackluster campaign season.

Mayoral Election Gets A Boost From Celebs

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — One makes a video with Steve Buscemi and rockers Vampire Weekend. Another gets shout-outs from Whoopi Goldberg and Brooke Shields. A ...


AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- It was an unscripted moment made for Christine Quinn. One of her Democratic rivals in the New York City mayor's race had tried a bit of w...

How Mayoral Candidates Say They'll Do Education In NYC | Posted 05.17.2013 | New York

When Mayor Bloomberg exits City Hall after 12 years at the end of 2013, his successor will take control over the largest school system in the country....

Raising the Cigarette Sales Age to 21: Politics Meets Paternalism

Audrey Silk | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York
Audrey Silk

Minors shouldn't smoke. There is a law already on the books that covers this. Sales to minors are illegal. Enforce it and leave the adults alone.

How Weiner Would Affect The NYC Mayor's Race

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 06.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A bold comeback attempt or the height of chutzpah? In what could be the start of one of the most intriguing second acts in American ...

Bill Thompson Backs NYPD Inspector General

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
Matt Sledge

The horse may be a little bit out of the barn on this one, but that isn't stopping Bill Thompson from taking a position on the proposal to create an N...


AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — There may be another billionaire interested in New York City's top job. Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular social media service ...

Despite Troubles, Liu Keeps Moving Forward In Mayoral Race | DAVID W. CHEN | Posted 03.16.2013 | New York

John C. Liu is the most ubiquitous of New York City officeholders, with a voracious appetite for retail politics, ever smiling, hugging everyone he me...

POLL: NYC Cool With Idea Of Gay Mayor

Posted 03.04.2013 | New York

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to dominate New York City's Democratic primary. According to a Quinnipiac University poll released ...

NY Mayor Bloomberg Donating $100 Million To Help Fight Polio

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | Impact

SEATTLE -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged $100 million to help the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others to fight polio around the ...

Matt Sledge

Mayoral Candidates Punt On NYPD Muslim Surveillance | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York

Among critics of the New York City Police Department's policing practices, it is a distressing contradiction. Many of the Democrats vying to replace M...

Koch Funeral Set For Monday

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- In 1977, New York City was deep into its worst fiscal crisis ever. Riots erupted that summer during a blackout. And a fire in one of the m...

Ed Koch: Mayor of the Lost City of New York

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

He was one of those great figures. Most of us alive today didn't know LaGuardia or Gentleman Jimmy Walker. But we knew Ed Koch, The Man, The Mayor, The Movie Reviewer.

It's Official: Bill De Blasio Running For Mayor

| Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer PARK SLOPE — Public Advocate Bill de Blasio officially launched his bid for mayor Sunday, surrounded b...

Koch To Leave Hospital Monday

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A spokesman says former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (KAHCH') will get out of the hospital sooner than expected. Spokesman George Arz...

MTA Chief To Resign, Will Run For Mayor

| Posted 12.19.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — Joseph Lhota is planning to step down as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Au...

Does De Blasio Have What It Takes To Be New York City's Mayor?

By Colin Campbell The year: 1980. At stake: the presidency of NYU’s Weinstein Hall dorm. “It was a hotly, hotly contested race,” Public Advo...